Quiz about Dachshund Doggy
Quiz about Dachshund Doggy

Dachshund Doggy Trivia Quiz


This is a quiz to test your knowledge on Dachshunds. It does not have very hard questions, so it's really just for fun. Enjoy!

A multiple-choice quiz by Patti294. Estimated time: 3 mins.
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Author
Patti294
Time
3 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
45,061
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
5
Difficulty
Average
Avg Score
4 / 5
Plays
5956
This quiz has 2 formats: you can play it as a or as shown below.
Scroll down to the bottom for the answer key.
1. Where did Dachshunds originate? Hint

Italy
America
France
Germany

2. What does the Dachshund's name mean? Hint

Pig Dog
Tunnel Dog
Long Dog
Badger Dog

3. Why were miniature Dachshunds bred? Hint

To look cute so people would purchase more of them
To be easier to transport
To perform in circuses
To fit into rabbit holes

4. What was named after the Dachshund? Hint

The Akita
Oscar Meyer (the company)
The otter
The hotdog (the food)

5. What are the three kinds of coats dachshunds can have? Hint

Long-haired, smooth haired and curly-haired
Long-haired, smooth-haired and wire-haired
Dachshunds only have two types: smooth and long
Long-haired, curly-haired and wire-haired


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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. Where did Dachshunds originate?

Answer: Germany

Dachshunds actually originated in Germany, and their name is German.
2. What does the Dachshund's name mean?

Answer: Badger Dog

Dachshund, in German, means 'Badger Dog', which is pretty interesting. It's almost hard to imagine Dachshunds chasing badgers around, but that was what they were bred to do.
3. Why were miniature Dachshunds bred?

Answer: To fit into rabbit holes

Even though their name means 'badger dog', mini Dachshunds were actually bred to fit into rabbit holes and attack rabbits. The standard Dachshund is too big to fit into those holes.
4. What was named after the Dachshund?

Answer: The hotdog (the food)

The hotdog! At first they were called 'dachshund dogs', but they later became known as the hotdog.
5. What are the three kinds of coats dachshunds can have?

Answer: Long-haired, smooth-haired and wire-haired

Dachshunds come in three types: Long, smooth and wire. They also come in different colors, such as black and brown, and plain brown.
Source: Author Patti294

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