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Famous Dogs in History

Created by ElusiveDream

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Famous Dogs in History game quiz
"I will describe a famous dog in history. Let's see if you tell can me the dog's name. Includes a dog from recent years."

15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit  



1. My breed is the Skye terrier. When my master died in 1858, I spent the next fourteen years guarding his grave. My loyal vigil ended when I died on January 14th, 1872, at the age of sixteen. What is my name?
    Greyfriars Carlon
    Greyfriars John
    Greyfriars Bobby
    Greyfriars Billy


2. My breed is the Siberian husky. I became famous in 1925 after helping to transport important medicine to Nome, Alaska, after an outbreak of diphtheria. I died on March 14th, 1933, at the age of fourteen. What is my name?
    Seppala
    Kaasen
    Togos
    Balto


3. My breed is unknown. I became famous as the first animal in space, the only passenger of the Russian satellite, Sputnik 2. What is my name?
    Oleg
    Laika
    Albina
    Mushka


4. My breed is the Airedale terrier. I was one of twelve dogs travelling on the Titanic. I died alongside my master when the ship sank on April 15th, 1912. What is my name?
    Frou-Frou
    Sun-Yat-Sen
    Kitty
    Lady


5. My breed is the border collie. I am most famous as the loyal dog that met every train in search of my dead master. What is my name?
    Shep
    Sailor
    Shanda
    Saur


6. My breed is the Saint Bernard. I'm most noted for saving the lives of forty people in 1800. After living at a monastery for twelve years, I was taken to a new home in Switzerland where I died in 1814 at the age of fourteen. What is my name?
    Barry
    Brady
    Blaine
    Brayan


7. My breed is the German shepherd. I'm famous for being one of the America's first seeing-eye dogs. What is my name?
    Murphy
    Buddy
    Bailey
    Rusty


8. My breed is the akita. Every day I would meet my master at the local train station until one day in May 1925, he went away and didn't come back. For the next nine years, I waited at the station for my master to return. What is my name?
    Oscar
    Hachiko
    Rebel
    Apollo


9. My breed is the golden retriever. I'm most noted for saving my young master from an attacking cougar. What is my name?
    Violet
    Sasha
    Angel
    Iris


10. My breed is unknown. I was America's first war dog and during my career, I received eleven medals. What is my name?
    Commander Casper
    Sergeant Stubby
    Rifleman Rascal
    Lieutenant Litmus


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Compiled Jan 05 13