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London Zoo Quiz

Find out how much you know about the Zoo and its history. 8 Questions.

 
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1

London Zoo is in one of the Royal Parks - but which one?

  • Hyde Park
  • Regent's Park
  • Richmond Park

2

The Zoo was originally opened as a collection for scientific study. The year was ...

  • 1828
  • 1829
  • 1830

3

The Zoo was opened to the general public in what year?

  • 1847
  • 1849
  • 1850

4

How many species of animals are there at London Zoo today?

  • Over 550
  • Over 650
  • Over 750

5

How many acres of land does London Zoo cover?

  • 24
  • 30
  • 36

6

The Aquarium at London Zoo was the first in the whole world. Why was it begun?

  • Queen Victoria asked why there were no fish at the Zoo
  • People who had tried to keep tropical fish asked the Zoo for help
  • Because the owners of the Zoo wanted to show every kind of creature

7

In the 1920s, work began to move some of the larger animals from Regent's Park to a new 600-acre zoo at Whipsnade. In what year did Whipsnade Zoo open to the public?

  • 1931
  • 1392
  • 1933

8

London Zoo is involved in conservation work in many countries around the world. How many?

  • Over 60
  • Over 70
  • Over 80

 

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