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Trivia Quiz - Tasmanian Tiger

Trivia about the Tasmanian Tiger. I hope they find him still with us someday!

Quiz Number: 5662
Date Submitted: April 11, 2017
Quiz Categories: Animals & Animal Study
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: bill
Average Score: 65.9 percent
Times Taken: 37 times
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Tasmanian Tiger
(Image Source: Thylacine at TRU)

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1. Prior to its official extinction in 1936, the Tasmanian Tiger was primarily found on what island?
  A.   Tasmania
  B.   Fiji
  C.   New Caledonia
  D.   none of the above

2. What was another name for the Tasmanian Tiger?
  A.   Vombatus ursinis
  B.   Thylacine
  C.   Lepidoptera
  D.   none of the above

3. The Tasmanian Tiger wasn't really a tiger. What was it?
  A.   canine
  B.   feline
  C.   lizard
  D.   marsupial

4. What characteristic markings did the Tasmanian Tiger have on its back and tail?
  A.   white stripes
  B.   white spots
  C.   black spots
  D.   black stripes

5. What was the primary reason for the extinction of the Tasmanian Tiger?
  A.   bounty hunting
  B.   disease
  C.   invasive predator
  D.   human intrusion

6. There is a a platform video game for the PlayStation 2, Xbox, GameCube and Microsoft Windows developed by Krome Studios and published by Electronic Arts that features a Tasmanian Tiger. What is the tiger's name in the game?
  A.   Rex
  B.   Tim
  C.   Ty
  D.   Taz

7. The last Tasmanian tiger was thought to have died in a zoo in 1936. What was his name?
  A.   Bertram
  B.   Tazzie
  C.   Charles
  D.   Benjamin

8. What is the name of the organization whose mission is ongoing research and hunt for the Tasmanian Tiger?
  A.   Thylacine Location Unit - TLU
  B.   Thylacine Research Unit - TRU
  C.   Friends of the Tasmanian Tiger
  D.   none of the above

9. It's widely agreed that the Tasmanian Tiger fed on which of the following prey?
  A.   wallabies
  B.   wombats
  C.   birds
  D.   all of the above

10. How much did an adult Tasmanian Tiger weigh?
  A.   10 kilograms (22 lb)
  B.   30 kilograms (66 lb)
  C.   60 kilograms (132 lb)
  D.   none of the above®   

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