Endangered and Extinct Species Quiz 3

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Endangered and Extinct Species Quiz 3

The third Friday of May is celebrated as National Endangered Species Day across the globe to raise awareness about endangered species and wildlife. Here is a series of quiz to test your knowledge and to learn more about the wildlife


1. Quagga is an extinct subspecies of which land animal?

Giraffe
Zebra
Donkey
Antelope

2. Which country has the worst mammal extinction rate in the world?

Costa Rica
United States
Mauritius
Australia

3. Who wrote the Pulitzer Prize-winning book “The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History”?

Elizabeth Kolbert
Rachel Carson
Aldo Leopold
Hannah Holmes

4. Which mammal, recently became extinct, is said to be the first documented extinction of a mammal species due to human-caused climate change

Wild horse
Sadinian pika
Australian Rodent
Balearic shrew

5. Which one of the following animals, believed to be extinct, was spotted in Spiti Valley in Himachal Pradesh in 2020?

Himalayan Serow
Indian auroch
Pink-headed Duck
Sunderban dwarf rhinoceros

6. Baiji is a possible extinct species of animals in China. Nicknamed the “Goddess of the Yangtze”, what kind of an animal is Baiji?

Tortoise
Dolphin
Fish
Frog

7. Do you know where was the last known live Thylacine, the largest known carnivorous marsupial in the world prior to its extinction, captured in 1930?

China
Congo
Tasmania
Papua New Guinea

8. One of only three living northern white rhinoceroses in the world and the last known male of his subspecies, affectionately called “gentle giant”, passed away in 2018. He was named after the country he was born. Do you know his name?

Syria
Kenya
Somalia
Sudan

9. Which one of the popular fruits is reported to be facing a threat of extinction due to a fungus disease called the Panama disease?

Banana
Grape
Orange
Apple

10. The food of Giant panda, a vulnerable species of bear native to South Central China, primarily consist of

Honey
Bamboo
Fruits
Acorn



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