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Trivia Quiz - David Attenborough - Environmental Champion

David Attenborough has charmed the world with his insight into the natural world. His voice has raised awareness into disappearing species and the threat of global warming. Take ten questions on the man who is a gift to the world.

Quiz Number: 5665
Date Submitted: April 20, 2017
Quiz Categories: TV, Radio & Stage, Science & Nature, Various
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: grant228
Average Score: 62.5 percent
Times Taken: 4 times
Taken by Registered Users: 1

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1. David Attenborough was born in May 1926 and spent an early part of his career in what branch of the British services?
  A.   Navy
  B.   Army
  C.   Marines
  D.   Air Force

2. When David Attenborough applied to pursue his childhood dreams of nature and conservation with the BBC he was initially knocked back because it was thought what body part was too long?
  A.   hair
  B.   teeth
  C.   nose
  D.   ears

3. What sport did David Attenborough engineer the televising of?
  A.   darts
  B.   cheese rolling
  C.   snooker
  D.   tug-o-war

4. Of all David Attenborough's many documentaries, what word prefaced most of these?
  A.   Planet
  B.   Living
  C.   Among
  D.   Life

5. As of 2017, how many honorary degrees has David Attenborough received from British universities?
  A.   15
  B.   32
  C.   61
  D.   87

6. Which notable figure was called an environmental villain by David Attenborough?
  A.   Ronald Reagan
  B.   George H Bush
  C.   Donald Trump
  D.   George W Bush

7. What religious belief does David Attenborough profess?
  A.   None - he is an atheist
  B.   Agnostic
  C.   Jewish
  D.   Presbyterian

8. What does David Attenborough cite as the greatest threat to mankind's existence?
  A.   over-population
  B.   global warming
  C.   peak oil
  D.   pollution of the seas

9. Which of the following quotes was not made by David Attenborough?
  A.   I don't want to protect the environment. I want to create a world where the environment doesn't need protecting.
  B.   It's a moral question about whether we have the right to exterminate species.
  C.   I am not overly fond of animals. I am merely astounded by them.
  D.   We are in a giant car heading towards a brick wall and everyone's arguing over where they are going to sit.

10. In a Rwandan jungle, what primate famously made contact with David Attenborough and groomed him?
  A.   chimpanzee
  B.   gorilla
  C.   gibbon
  D.   orangutan®   

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