The concept of quiz very popular among children. They quiz each other in school bus, class rooms and playground. These quiz questions are planned in such a manner that at least 60 per cent of the questions in this quiz are picked up from what is taught in the school. The rest of the questions are based on their observation, exposure and intelligence. Some questions have been purposely included in this quiz because a modern child should know their answers. So, thiz quiz would not only test a child's knowledge about birds & animals but will also assist to improve his/her knowledge of animals and birds.

Animals & Birds Quiz Questions

Here is a collection of quiz questions about animals & birds along with their answers. Let us see how much do you know about animals. The answers are given at the end of the page.

1. Which family of animals does a zebra belong to?

  1. Horse
  2. Dog
  3. Cat
  4. Rat

2. Which of the following animals lives alone?

  1. Zebra
  2. Wildebeest
  3. Wolf
  4. Tiger

3. Which of the following animals is not found in the polar regions?

  1. Reindeer
  2. Fox
  3. Seal
  4. Lizard

4. Which of the following animals has a pouch to carry its young?

  1. Gorilla
  2. Hare
  3. Kangaroo
  4. Deer

5. Which of the following animals lays eggs?

  1. Snake
  2. Cow
  3. Elephant
  4. Dog

6. Which family of animals does a tiger belong to?

  1. Dog
  2. Cat
  3. Rat
  4. Deer

7. Which animal has a pair of visible, big teeth which are not meant for eating?

  1. Elephant
  2. Crocodile
  3. Nilgai
  4. Tiger

8. Which of the following animals tries to save itself by merging with the surroundings?

  1. Kangaroo
  2. Zebra
  3. Rhinoceros
  4. Wild Bear

9. Which of the following animals is cold-blooded?

  1. Crocodile
  2. Mongoose
  3. Fox
  4. Monkey

10. Which of the following animals is not kept in a zoo?

  1. Jackal
  2. Wolf
  3. Hyena
  4. Dog

11. Which of the following animals lives in holes in the ground?

  1. Monkey
  2. Tiger
  3. Rabbit
  4. Frog

12. Which family of animals does a wolf belong to?

  1. Dog
  2. Cat
  3. Deer
  4. Rat

13. Which of the following animals is warm-blooded?

  1. Snake
  2. Frog
  3. Salamander
  4. Hippopotamus

14. Which of the following animals is adopted as a pet?

  1. Rabbit
  2. Crocodile
  3. Hyena
  4. Wolf

15. Which of the following animals hunts in packs?

  1. Cheetah
  2. Lion
  3. Tiger
  4. Leopard

16. Which of the following animals lives on trees?

  1. Squirrel
  2. Rat
  3. Deer
  4. Jackal

17. Of the following animals, which two chew cud?

  1. Buffalo
  2. Cow
  3. Rabbit
  4. Cat

18. Which class of animals can live both on land and in water?

  1. Amphibian
  2. Reptile
  3. Dinosaur
  4. All

19. Which of the following animals is useful to us?

  1. Rhinoceros
  2. Giraffe
  3. Panther
  4. Camel

20. Which of the following animals eats both animals and plants?

  1. Lion
  2. Bear
  3. Monkey
  4. Fox

21. From which animal is wool taken?

  1. Horse
  2. Sheep
  3. Cow
  4. Snake

22. Which of the following animals is a plant eater?

  1. Rhinoceros
  2. Racoon
  3. Bear
  4. Hyena

23. Which of the following animals lays eggs in water?

  1. Python
  2. Frog
  3. Cow
  4. Crocodile

24. Which of the following animals is wild?

  1. Donkey
  2. Lion
  3. Goat
  4. Horse

25. What is a tiger hunted for?

  1. Skin
  2. Nail
  3. Bones
  4. All

26. Which of the following animals has a pair of horns?

  1. Antelope
  2. Elephant
  3. Zebra
  4. Fox

27. Which animal has one horn?

  1. Rhinoceros
  2. Bison
  3. Antelope
  4. Cow

28. Which is the national animal of India?

  1. Lion
  2. Elephant
  3. Tiger
  4. Fox

29. What is an elephant hunted for?

  1. Skin
  2. Hair
  3. Teeth
  4. Ears

30. Which of the following animals lives on a tree?

  1. Kangaroo
  2. Monkey
  3. Giraffe
  4. Rabbit Birds

31. Which of the following birds has liking for the food that man eats and is therefore always around houses?

  1. Crow
  2. Hoopoe
  3. Woodpecker
  4. Tailor Bird

32. Which of the following birds can see in the night?

  1. Great Horned Owl
  2. House Sparrow
  3. Crow Pheasant
  4. Pigeon

33. Which of the following birds dives into water to catch fishes?

  1. Hornbill
  2. Kingfisher
  3. Owl
  4. Gannet

34. Which bird is a symbol of peace?

  1. Pigeon
  2. Dove
  3. Peacock
  4. Sparrow

35. Which of the following birds eats fish?

  1. Ostrich
  2. Swallow
  3. Pelican
  4. Parrot

36. Which of the following birds preys on another bird?

  1. Falcon
  2. Heron
  3. Starling
  4. Cockatoo

37. Which of the following birds does not fly?

  1. Emu
  2. Ibis
  3. Gannet
  4. Cormorant

38. Which of the following birds has a sharp and curved beak?

  1. Stork
  2. Pigeon
  3. Hoopoe
  4. Eagle

39. Which of the following birds has a long and pointed beak?

  1. Parrot
  2. Sparrow
  3. Stork
  4. Crow

40. Which bird is always found in a group of seven and makes much noise?

  1. Parrot
  2. Blue magpie
  3. Common Babbler
  4. Common Crow

41. Which of the following birds has webbed feet?

  1. Duck
  2. Egret
  3. Stork
  4. Pigeon

42. Which of the following birds eats worms found in the ground?

  1. Hoopoe
  2. Parakeet
  3. Penguin
  4. Albatross

43. Which of the following birds eats rats?

  1. Spoonbill
  2. Pintail duck
  3. Tailor bird
  4. Owl

44. Which of the following birds wades through water?

  1. Egret
  2. Swan
  3. Weaver bird
  4. All

45. Which bird has a crest on its head that it opens and shuts like a fan?

  1. Hoopoe
  2. Racket-tailed Drongo
  3. Golden Oriole
  4. Woodpecker

46. Which of the following birds is not kept in a zoo?

  1. Munia
  2. Bulbul
  3. Sparrow
  4. Flamingo

47. Which of the following birds sucks nectar from flowers?

  1. Heron
  2. Sunbird
  3. Parrot
  4. Swan

48. Which of the following birds eats both flesh and grains?

  1. Crow
  2. Owl
  3. Eagle
  4. Sparrow

49. Which bird, though known for melodious singing, lays her eggs in a crow's nest?

  1. Flamingo
  2. Koel
  3. Racket-tailed drongo
  4. Grey heron

50. Which of the following birds changes its home seasonally?

  1. Sunbird
  2. Siberian crane
  3. Pigeon
  4. Green bee-eater

51. Which of the following birds climbs on trees?

  1. Wagtail
  2. Woodpecker
  3. Quail
  4. Lark

52. Of the following birds, which ones imitate the sounds they hear?

  1. Crane
  2. Myna
  3. Pigeon
  4. Parrot

53. Which of the following birds is seen in coastal areas?

  1. Puffin
  2. Skylark
  3. Robin
  4. Babbler

54. Which bird looks like a sparrow except during mating season?

  1. Kingfisher
  2. Tree Pie
  3. Weaver Bird
  4. Black Ibis

55. What is the National Bird of India?

  1. Flamingo
  2. Peacock
  3. Parrot
  4. Sarus Crane

56. Which of the following birds is often seen in pairs?

  1. Sarus Crane
  2. Flamingo
  3. Parrot
  4. Blue Magpie