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Trivia Quiz - John James Audubon


Flap your wings then take this trivia quiz about the life, career and travels of John James Audubon, the original bird watcher!

Quiz Number: 4128
Date Submitted: October 28, 2011
Quiz Categories: Animals & Animal Study, World Culture
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: bill
Average Score: 42.2 percent
Times Taken: 48 times
Taken by Registered Users: 7
Quiz is about: John James Audubon

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John James Audubon
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1. What was Audubon's wife's name?
  A.   Judith
  B.   Martha
  C.   Beatrice
  D.   Lucy

2. What is the name of Audubon's major work on birds?
  A.   Birds of North America
  B.   The Good Bird Book
  C.   The Audubon Bird Guide
  D.   Audubon's Bird Watching

3. In 1833, Audubon worked in what Canadian province painting and charting birds?
  A.   Ontario
  B.   Nova Scotia
  C.   Quebec
  D.   Labrador

4. How many new species did Audubon identify?
  A.   15
  B.   25
  C.   47
  D.   60

5. As a young man, John James Audubon immigrated to the United States from what country?
  A.   Belgium
  B.   France
  C.   Switzerland
  D.   Luxeumbourg

6. Audubon lived in three US states during his lifetime. Which of the following was not one of them?
  A.   Virginia
  B.   Pennsylvania
  C.   Kentucky
  D.   New York

7. In 1829, Audubon traveled to Europe seeking financing to publish his ornithological books. To what country did he travel?
  A.   Germany
  B.   France
  C.   England
  D.   Spain

8. In what city will you find The Audubon Nature Institute, a family of museums, parks and other organizations, eight of which bear the Audubon name?
  A.   Richmond, VA
  B.   New York City, NY
  C.   Philadelphia, PA
  D.   New Orleans, LA

9. In what state will you find The Audubon Museum at John James Audubon State Park?
  A.   Kentucky
  B.   Michigan
  C.   Ohio
  D.   Illinois

10. In 1905, a society was incorporated and named in Audubon\'s honor. Its mission "is to conserve and restore natural ecosystems, focusing on birds..." What is the name of it?
  A.   The Audubon Association
  B.   The Audubon Club
  C.   American Audubon Guild
  D.   National Audubon Society


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