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The Ultimate Hunting Trophies Quiz
by Staff
Hunting animals for sport or food and displaying a preserved part of their bodies as a souvenir is called hunting trophies. To some, trophy hunting is an important wildlife conservation tool, while for others it’s just slaughtering animals for fun. Take our quiz to learn more about hunting trophies.

What is a hunting trophy?

  • a reward for hunting
  • a body part of a hunted animal kept as a memorial
  • each of the above

Which of the following is not a hunting trophy?

  • carcass of a slaughtered animal
  • skin of a slaughtered animal
  • head of a slaughtered animal

What are hunting trophies used for?

  • decoration
  • income
  • both of the above

A taxidermist is a person:

  • skilled in cleaning, dressing and mounting animals
  • skilled in hunting
  • skilled in selling hunting trophies

Wildlife populations gradually declined in the:

  • 1900s
  • 1800s
  • 1700s

What kind of animals do modern hunters avoid killing?

  • large male animals
  • female animals
  • unhealthy animals

Trophy hunting is a ________ process of hunting wild animals.

  • selective
  • right
  • wrong

What is an important aspect of trophy hunting?

  • It controls animal populations.
  • It is a wildlife conservation and management tool.
  • It is used to feed people.

Which of the following animals was put on the threatened species list by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service?

  • polar bear
  • island fox
  • American bison

When were polar bears added to the threatened species list?

  • 2006
  • 2007
  • 2008

When was the hunting of polar bears banned in the U.S.?

  • 1973
  • 1972
  • 1971

Which of the following is not a big game trophy animal in North America?

  • brown bear
  • sheep
  • tiger

The Big Five refers to the five most dangerous animals to hunt in:

  • Asia
  • Africa
  • America

Which of the following animals is not included in the Big Five of Africa?

  • lion
  • buffalo
  • sheep

Taxidermy is the art of:

  • preserving dead animals for hunting trophies
  • preserving dead animals for study
  • both of the above

Alaska big-game hunting for the Kodiak bear can cost up to:

  • 30000
  • 20000
  • 10000

Which U.S. agency issues trophy hunting licenses?

  • Department of Natural Resources
  • Department of Homeland Security

In the 1700s, which chemical was used to preserve museum specimens?

  • mercury
  • arsenic
  • copper salts

What is canned hunting?

  • hunting of animals in the wild
  • none of the above

What has reduced the number of Kodiak bears of Alaska?

  • severe weather conditions
  • repeated hunting
  • each of the above