Cats Quiz

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Welcome to the ultimate Cats Quiz! Are you ready to test your feline knowledge and uncover the secrets of our beloved furry friends? Whether you’re a cat enthusiast or a curious beginner, this interactive quiz is purr-fect for you. Get ready to dive into the fascinating world of cats, identify breeds, and receive personalized tips to understand and care for your feline companions. It’s engaging, informative, and best of all, it’s free! So why wait? Embark on this feline adventure today and become a true cat connoisseur!

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Question 1:

Which musical features the song 'Memory'?

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Think about musicals featuring feline characters.
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Cats - The song 'Memory' is from the musical 'Cats' composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber.

Question 2:

Which Broadway show features the song 'Memory'?

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Think about a musical with feline characters.
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Cats - Cats, based on T.S. Eliot's Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats, features the iconic song 'Memory' sung by the character Grizabella.

Question 3:

What is the average lifespan of an indoor cat?

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Consider the differences between indoor and outdoor environments for cats.
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10-15 years - Indoor cats are exposed to fewer risks and live in a more controlled environment, contributing to their longer lifespan.

Question 4:

What is a group of kittens commonly called?

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Think about the common terminology used for a group of baby cats.
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Litter - The term 'litter' is used to describe a group of kittens born to one mother at the same time.

Question 5:

What is a cat's primary sense used for hunting?

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Consider the sense that allows cats to detect movement and track prey.
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Sight - Cats have exceptional vision, especially in low light, which aids them in stalking and capturing prey.

Question 6:

What is a common behavior displayed by cats to show affection?

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Think about the sound cats make when they are happy and relaxed.
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Purring - Purring is a vocalization associated with relaxation and positive social interaction in cats.

Question 7:

What is a cat's favorite activity?

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Consider the activity that cats are often found doing throughout the day.
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Sleeping - Cats are crepuscular animals, meaning they are most active during dawn and dusk, and often rest during other times of the day.

Question 8:

What is a group of cats called?

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The term starts with the letter 'C'.
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Clowder - The term 'clowder' is used to refer to a group of cats, similar to 'pack' for wolves and 'herd' for cattle.

Question 9:

What is the scientific name for the domestic cat?

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The scientific name starts with 'Felis'.
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Felis catus - Felis catus is the scientific name for the domestic cat, while Panthera leo refers to the lion, Canis lupus to the wolf, and Lynx rufus to the bobcat.

Question 10:

What is the average number of whiskers on a cat's face?

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The number is a multiple of 4.
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24 - Cats typically have 24 whiskers on their face, 12 on each side, which serve as tactile sensors to help them navigate their surroundings.

Question 11:

What is the largest breed of domestic cat?

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The breed is named after a US state.
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Maine Coon - The Maine Coon is known for its large size and friendly nature, making it one of the most popular cat breeds.

Question 12:

What is a group of adult cats called?

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The term starts with the letter 'c'.
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Clowder - The term 'clowder' is used to refer to a group of adult cats.

Question 13:

What is a cat's grooming tool called?

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It's an anatomical feature of the cat.
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Tongue Brush - A cat's tongue acts as a natural brush, aiding in grooming and cleaning its fur.

Question 14:

What is the scientific term for a hairball that a cat coughs up?

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It's a medical term for a hairball.
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Trichobezoar - The term 'trichobezoar' is used to describe a mass of hair that a cat coughs up due to grooming and ingesting loose fur.

Question 15:

What is the average number of hours a cat sleeps in a day?

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It's between 10 and 15 hours.
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12-14 hours - Cats are known for their love of sleep, typically spending 12-14 hours a day napping.

Question 16:

What is a cat's 'kneading' behavior associated with?

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It's a behavior displayed when a cat is happy.
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Affection - The kneading behavior in cats is a sign of comfort and contentment, often linked to affectionate feelings.

Question 17:

What is the scientific term for a fear of cats?

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The term originates from Greek roots.
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Ailurophobia - Ailurophobia is derived from the Greek word 'ailouros' meaning cat, and 'phobos' meaning fear. It is a specific phobia that can cause extreme anxiety or panic in the presence of cats.

Question 18:

What is the scientific name for the Scottish Fold breed of cat?

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The scientific name includes 'scotica'.
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Felis catus var. scotica - The Scottish Fold is a breed of domestic cat with a natural dominant-gene mutation that affects cartilage throughout the body, causing the ears to fold.

Question 19:

Which ancient civilization is believed to have first domesticated cats?

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Think about ancient civilizations' cultural practices.
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Egyptians - Evidence suggests that cats were first domesticated in ancient Egypt around 4,000 years ago, where they were revered and even worshipped as symbols of grace and poise.

Question 20:

What is the term for a cat's involuntary kneading behavior?

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It's related to a kitten's nursing behavior.
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Milk-treading - Milk-treading is a behavior seen in cats where they rhythmically alternately press their paws, usually against a soft surface, as if kneading dough. It's reminiscent of the kneading behavior kittens display while nursing.

Question 21:

What is the scientific term for a cat's rough, sandpaper-like tongue?

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The answer starts with the letter 'P' and is related to the texture of a cat's tongue.
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Papillae - A cat's tongue is covered in tiny, backward-facing barbs called papillae, which aid in grooming and scraping meat from bones.

Question 22:

What is the term for a cat's 'silent meow' when it opens its mouth but no sound comes out?

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The term sounds similar to the word 'silent' and is related to a cat's vocalization.
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Silentio - The term 'silentio' refers to a cat's 'silent meow' when it opens its mouth but no sound comes out.

Question 23:

What is the name for the hair located inside a cat's ear canal that helps keep out debris and pests?

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The term starts with the letter 'V' and is related to sensory functions.
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Vibrissae - Vibrissae, also known as ear whiskers, help protect a cat's ears from debris and pests by sensing changes in air currents.

Question 24:

What is the term for a cat's instinctive behavior of rubbing its face against objects to mark its territory?

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The term starts with the letter 'B' and is related to marking territory.
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Bunting - Bunting is an instinctive behavior where a cat rubs its face against objects to deposit scent from glands located on its forehead.

Question 25:

What is the term for a cat's kneading behavior, often accompanied by purring, associated with contentment and relaxation?

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The term is related to the motion cats make with their paws and starts with the letter 'K'.
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Kneading - Kneading is a common behavior in cats where they push their paws in and out against a soft surface, often associated with contentment and relaxation.