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Do Animals Get Insomnia?

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Do Animals Get Insomnia game quiz
"Insomnia (having trouble sleeping) might explain why these animals are so active during the evening and night, rather than the day."

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1. This hooting bird with big eyes hunts for small animals such as mice during the night. What is it called?
    seagull
    crow
    owl
    heron


2. Paddington Bear was a fictional bear said to come from Darkest Peru. That country was chosen because it is the home of which of the following animals that is most active at night?
    toucan
    condor
    spectacled bear
    llama


3. These insects are known for being attracted to light, including candle flames on which they sometimes singe their wings. Do you know what they are called?
    ants
    hornets
    earwigs
    moths


4. Do you know the name for the only group of mammals that can really fly?
    flying squirrel
    bat
    gliding possum
    flying lemur


5. The national symbol of New Zealand is a small flightless bird that lays the biggest egg compared to its size of any bird in the world. What is it?
    penguin
    cassowary
    kiwi
    emu


6. Which of these statements is NOT true of the cockroach, an insect which is most active in the dark?
    Cockroaches can live for up to 50 years.
    Cockroaches breathe with tracheae.
    Cockroaches are large insects with a flattened body.
    Cockroaches are usually viewed as household pests.


7. Which domesticated species has excellent night vision, and usually hunts for small mammals at night?
    dog
    pig
    hamster
    cat


8. Pepe le Pew was a cartoon version of a small black animal that has a white stripe on its back, and is renowned for producing a dreadful smell. What kind of animal is this?
    skunk
    mole
    badger
    opossum


9. The aye-aye is the world's largest nocturnal primate, and is found in Madagascar. What unusual feature helps the aye-aye obtain the grubs it loves to eat?
    large eyes
    extremely long middle fingers
    sharp teeth that grow throughout its life
    large ears


10. One of the national symbols of Australia is a mostly nocturnal marsupial. Because of its large feet, it cannot walk properly, and hops (sometimes making spectacular leaps) in order to move around. What is it called?
    wombat
    koala
    kangaroo
    possum


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Compiled Jun 28 12