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Trivia Quiz - Jane Goodall: A Friend to Chimpanzees
What do you know about the life and career of Jane Goodall? She's dedicated her life to the study of chimpanzees and to the conservation of wildlife.
November 27, 2010
Animals & Animal Study
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1. As a toddler, Jane's father gave her a toy chimpanzee, in honour of a baby chimpanzee born at the London Zoo. What did Jane name the toy?
2. Jane could not afford to go to college when she was young. However, she did earn her Ph.D in ethology (the study of animal behaviour) at the age of 31. At what university did she earn her degree?
A. University of Westminster
B. University of Oxford
C. University of Cambridge
D. University of Manchester
3. In 1957, at the age of 23, Jane traveled to Kenya. The highlight of this visit was meeting whom?
A. John Napier
B. President Nasser of Egypt
C. Mary Leakey
D. Dr. Louis S. B. Leakey
4. In 1960, Ms Goodall began observing and studying chimpanzees in what is today known as Gombe Stream National Park located in what African country?
5. Which of the following chimpanzee behaviors were NOT observed in the early years of Ms. Goodall's studies?
A. chimpanzees have a life span of more than 70 years
B. chimpanzees are capable of rational thought and emotions like joy and sorrow
C. chimpanzees use crude tools
D. chimpanzees eat meat
6. In 1977, Ms. Goodall founded an organization whose mission was "to advance the power of individuals to take informed and compassionate action to improve the environment of all living things." What is the name of the organization?
A. Jane Goodall Environmental Institute
B. Jane Goodall Institute
C. Jane Goodall Conservation Society
D. Jane Goodall Chimpanzee Care Institute
7. In 1984, Jane Goodall founded an international research program dedicated to the study of captive chimpanzees and to the improvement of their lives through research, education and enrichment. What is it called?
A. Caring for Captive Chimps
B. Chimp Care International
C. Chimpanzee Care Institute
8. In 1991, Ms. Goodall and 16 Tanzanian students founded a global environmental and humanitarian education program for youth. What is the name of it?
A. Roots and Shoots
B. Youths for Conservation
C. Youths in Action
D. Kids for Animals
9. Which of the following is NOT the title of one of the books written by Ms. Goodall chronicling her work with chimpanzees at Gombe National Park in Africa?
A. The Chimpanzees of Gombe: Patterns of Behavior
B. Through a Window: 30 years observing the Gombe chimpanzees
C. 40 Years At Gombe
D. Chimpanzee Observations at Gombe
10. In April 2002, United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan appointed Jane Goodall to serve in a very important role? What is the title bestowed upon her?
A. United Nations Messenger of Peace
B. United Nations Guardian of Nature
C. United Nations Guardian of Animals
D. United Nations Caregiver of Animals
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