Quiz about Latina Animalia Latin Animals
Quiz about Latina Animalia Latin Animals

Latina Animalia (Latin Animals) Quiz


This is a quiz about the Latin names for animals.

A multiple-choice quiz by Quinctia. Estimated time: 3 mins.
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Author
Quinctia
Time
3 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
12,758
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Average
Avg Score
8 / 10
Plays
2970
Last 3 plays: FlicksBuff (10/10), Guest 112 (8/10), Guest 92 (4/10).
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. What is the Latin word for 'dog'? Hint

felis
rex
canis
rana

2. What is the Latin word for 'pig'? Hint

piggus
porcus
snortus
oinkus

3. What is the Latin word for 'chicken'? Hint

pullus
eggus
chicus
ovum

4. What is the Latin word for 'frog'? Hint

crocus
amphibioticus
frogius
rana

5. What is the Latin word for 'cat'? Hint

felinus
felix
felis
felicer

6. What is Latin for 'cow'? Hint

lac
muus
covus
bos

7. What is the Latin word for 'hedgehog'? Hint

ericius
hedporcius
spinius
rollius

8. What is the Latin word for 'fish'? Hint

fishus
scalus
finnius
piscis

9. What is the Latin word for 'bull'? Hint

centaur
bullus
taurus
priapus

10. What is the Latin word for 'bird'? Hint

glidus
levis
avis
panis


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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. What is the Latin word for 'dog'?

Answer: canis

Canis........CANINE! Any questions?
2. What is the Latin word for 'pig'?

Answer: porcus

The meat the Romans most commonly ate was pork.
3. What is the Latin word for 'chicken'?

Answer: pullus

Which came first, the pullus or the ovum?
4. What is the Latin word for 'frog'?

Answer: rana

A crocus is a flower...
5. What is the Latin word for 'cat'?

Answer: felis

Felix means lucky. I guess that's why he had the magic bag...
6. What is Latin for 'cow'?

Answer: bos

Lac means milk...muus is just funny.
7. What is the Latin word for 'hedgehog'?

Answer: ericius

No comment...I just wonder why I remember this...
8. What is the Latin word for 'fish'?

Answer: piscis

I didn't mistype. Piscis is the singular, pisces, the plural.
9. What is the Latin word for 'bull'?

Answer: taurus

Another Zodiac sign...didn't want to make the quiz too hard now...
10. What is the Latin word for 'bird'?

Answer: avis

Aviation... *winks*
Source: Author Quinctia

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Jan 28 2023 : FlicksBuff: 10/10
Dec 30 2022 : Guest 112: 8/10
Dec 24 2022 : Guest 92: 4/10

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