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Animal Vocabulary Quiz

You can do this quiz online or print it on paper. It tests the page on animal vocabulary in our Vocabulary section.

1. The collective term for sheep is

a colony
a flock
a pen
a) a colony b) a flock c) a pen

2. A young bear is

a cub
a kitten
a bear pup
a) a cub b) a kitten c) a bear pup

3. A fully-grown male horse is

a colt
a filly
a stallion
a) a colt b) a filly c) a stallion

4. The collective term for fish is

a swarm
a pod
a school
a) a swarm b) a pod c) a school

5. What does a tadpole turn into as it grows?

a frog
a larva
a dolphin
a) a frog b) a larva c) a dolphin

6. Which word means "a young goose"?

a) gander b) gosling c) gaggle

7. What's a drake?

a male duck
a female owl
a young bat
a) a male duck b) a female owl c) a young bat

8. Did you count the lions in the _______ you saw?

a) pride b) pack c) herd

9. Our oldest _______ has given birth to dozens of kids.

a) billy b) nanny c) joey

10. A filly is no longer a foal, but it's still not a

a) colt b) stallion c) mare

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Contributor: Matt Errey. Matt is the author of several books including 1000 Phrasal Verbs in Context and Common English Idioms for learners, and Matt's ESL Games and Quizzes for teachers.