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Tiger Quiz
by Staff
Test your knowledge of tigers! Take this 10-question quiz and see how much you know about tigers.

The night vision of tigers is how many times better than that of humans?

  • Two
  • Four
  • Six
  •  Eight

Which tigers have the <i>fewest</i><i> stripes? </i>

  • South China
  • Bengal
  • Sumatran
  • Amur (also known as Siberian)

The life span of tigers in the wild is thought to be about:

  • 5 years
  •  10 years
  • 15 years
  •  20 years

At birth, tiger cubs weigh about:

  • 8 ounces
  • 1 pound
  • 2.5 pounds
  • 5 pounds

Amur tigers have rough tongues for what purpose?

  • To clean their thick fur
  • To peel away the skin of their prey and rasp flesh from bone
  • To help create a particular growl
  • To groom their young

Tigers live in the wild only in:

  • Asia and Africa
  • Africa
  • Europe and Asia
  • Asia

A tiger's stripes are:

  • Identical to others of its species
  • Identical only within family units
  • Unique, like human fingerprints
  • The same in all species

Tigers first appeared in Asia about:

  • 5 million years ago
  • 2 million years ago
  • 1 million years ago
  • 100,000 years ago

How much meat can an adult tiger eat at one time?

  • 10 pounds
  • 25 pounds
  • 40 pounds
  • 60 pounds

How do Bengal tigers react to water?

  • They fear it and avoid it.
  • They approach bodies of water only to drink.
  • They cannot swim, but will cross shallow water.
  • They are strong swimmers and sometimes hunt in water for fish.