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They Might Be G.I. Ants

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They Might Be GI Ants game quiz
"Animals have been put to a wide range of uses over the years, but which animals have been used to wage war?"

15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit  



1. In Ancient Rome, the military made use of which insect in battle?
    Ants
    Bees
    Crickets
    Mosquitos


2. Which domesticated animal has been used in anti-tank warfare?
    Cat
    Canary
    Rabbit
    Dog


3. Which animal was famously marched over the Pyrenees and the Alps by the armies of Carthage, led by Hannibal, to battle the Romans in the Second Punic War?
    Mule
    Llama
    Horse
    Elephant


4. Which animal did famous behaviourist B.F. Skinner believe he could train to guide missiles for the U.S Military?
    Horse
    Monkey
    Pigeon
    Dog


5. Which nocturnal animal did President Roosevelt approve the use of as 'bombs' during World War II?
    Owl
    Raccoon
    Hedgehog
    Bat


6. The U.S. Navy Marine Mammal Program uses which animal, along with sea lions, for underwater mine detection?
    Answer: (One Word NOT Plural)


7. Which animal's military use can be traced back over 5000 years, is seen all over the world and is still used today?
    Horse
    Pigeon
    Monkey
    Rat


8. Which flying insect has the U.S. Military researched for their ability to detect toxic and dangerous substances such as TNT?
    Honey bees
    Grasshoppers
    Dragonflies
    Cockroaches


9. According to Pliny the Elder, a naval and army commander in ancient Rome, war elephants were afraid of which farm animal?
    Cow
    Pig
    Duck
    Chicken


10. Which small creatures have been trained to detect landmines and have been deployed in Mozambique for this purpose?
    Mice
    Rats
    Rabbits
    Hamsters


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Compiled Apr 29 14