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Parrot Quiz - A Bit Tougher!

Found the 'Moderate' Parrot Quiz too easy? Try this, slightly more testing set! 10 Questions.

 
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How many species of Macaw are there left in the wild as at 2011?

  • 15?
  • 16?
  • 17?
  • 18?

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For what do the initials GMR stand?

  • Good Money Raiser
  • Golden Mantled Rosella
  • Greater Macaw Race
  • Generic Metal Ring

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Which of the following parrot groups is native to Africa?

  • Poicephalus
  • Cacatua
  • Barnardius
  • Aratinga

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Who of the following is renowned for training parrots for TV appearances?

  • Irene Handl
  • Irene Joliot-Curie
  • Irene Castle
  • Irene Christie

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Which parrot makes its nest in a deep, cliff burrow?

  • Patagonian Conure
  • Moustached Parakeet
  • Nanday Conure
  • Monk's Parakeet

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What is the average age span for Macaws kept in captivity?

  • 10 - 20 years
  • 30 - 40 years
  • 50 - 60 years
  • 70 - 80 years

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How many eggs are usually laid by Cockatiels?

  • 2 - 4
  • 5 - 7
  • 1 - 2
  • 3 - 5

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Which physical feature is peculiar to parrots and no other bird types?

  • A hooked beak
  • The wings have an extra joint
  • Both upper and lower mandibles are articulated
  • A bald, scaly ring around the eyes

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What is special about the feet of parrots?

  • They have five toes
  • They have an additional toe joint (knuckle)
  • They are feathered
  • Two toes face forward and two face backward

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What is unique about New Zealand's Kakapo parrot?

  • It feeds only on fish
  • It is the only parrot that is flightless and nocturnal
  • It is the only native parrot of New Zealand
  • It is the only parrot that sings melodiously

 

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