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Spectacular Sighthounds and Primitive Breeds!

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Spectacular Sighthounds and Primitive Breeds game quiz
"Here is a quiz on two of my favorite breed groups! Have fun!"

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1. Which sighthound is capable of reaching over 40 mph and is thus most often used in races?
    Italian Greyhound
    Greyhound
    Pharaoh Hound
    Irish Wolfhound


2. What was the Borzoi's first use?
    wolf hunting
    lap dog
    pointing
    companion


3. Which dog, of the primitive group, has a voice that sounds much like that of an Alpine yodeller?
    Italian Greyhound
    Afghan Hound
    Basenji
    Ibizan Hound


4. What is the name of the rich, red colored sighthound that hunts by sight, sound and smell, instead of sight alone?
    Cirneco dell'Etna
    Pharaoh Hound
    Carolina Dog
    Toy Mexican Hairless


5. Which sighthound is exceptionally fast, reaching speeds of up to 40 mph over short distances?
    Azawakh
    Spanish Greyhound
    Sloughi
    Deerhound


6. The Peruvian Inca Orchid has a high incidence of which problems?
    Teeth problems
    Eye problems
    Skin Problems
    All of these


7. What do all purebred dingoes have?
    white face mask
    black nose
    white hair on feet
    black tipped ears


8. Which breed had almost completely vanished by the mid-1800s?
    Irish Wolfhound
    American Staghound
    Whippet
    New Guinea Singing Dog


9. Which breed of sighthound will point and retrieve when hunting in packs with their owners?
    Podenco Canario
    Saluki
    Canaan Dog
    Rampur Greyhound


10. Which breed of sighthound was considered the poor man's race horse?
    Greyhound
    Whippet
    Italian Greyhound
    Scottish Greyhound


11. What do many sighthound enthusiasts claim the Sloughi is?
    small Great Dane
    a type of lurcher
    smooth haired deerhound
    a smooth haired saluki


12. What was the reason for creating the American Staghound breed?
    to catch and kill wolves and coyotes
    to faithfully guard the farm
    to protect the farm and livestock
    to hunt stags for the family


13. Does the Mexican Hairless comes in three coat varieties?
    Yes
    No


14. Is the Irish Wolfhound the only sighthound that has a rough coat?
    Yes
    No


15. The sighthound's temperament is:
    aggressive, hateful & disobedient
    independent, but loyal, loving & a real clown!
    independent, can't be trusted
    a replica of the Labrador Retriever


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Compiled Jan 01 15