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The Ultimate Coyote-Badger Partnership Quiz
by Staff
Native Americans have passed down through the generations the story of how coyotes and badgers work together to find food. Learn how this interesting collaboration was confirmed by the University of California by taking this quiz.

How was Native American folklore shared?

  • oral storytelling
  • pictorial storytelling
  • written storytelling

Which animal pair played a big part in Western Native American folklore?

  • dogs and cats
  • giraffes and turtles
  • coyotes and badgers

What animal family is the badger a member of?

  • Felis catus
  • Canidae
  • Mustelidae

What kind collaboration between badgers and coyotes did Native Americans tell stories about?

  • worked together to find food
  • lived together
  • traveled together

What is the reputation of coyotes?

  • stupid
  • slow
  • wily

What does the word "coyote" mean?

  • trickster
  • dim witted
  • fast

How do badgers acquire their food?

  • chase it
  • dig it
  • trap it

How do coyotes and badgers hunt together?

  • coyotes chase
  • badgers dig
  • both answers

What prey do coyotes and badgers hunt together?

  • prairie dogs
  • ground squirrels
  • both answers

What sense do coyotes use to find prey?

  • sight
  • smell
  • hearing

What sense do badgers use to find prey?

  • sight
  • smell
  • hearing

How much more successful is the coyote when it teams up with the badger to hunt prey?

  • one-half
  • one-third
  • one-fourth

Who confirmed the Native American stories about coyotes and badgers collaborating?

  • University of California
  • Arizona State University
  • University of Illinois

In the Native American stories, what roles did the coyote and badger play?

  • friends and neighbors
  • competitors
  • both answers

How were Greek and Roman myths passed to future generations?

  • oral storytelling
  • pictorial storytelling
  • written storytelling