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Dog Quiz for Kids
Test your knowledge of dogs with our fun dog quiz for kids, can you answer questions about popular breeds, life expectancy, senses and their diet? Dogs have shared a special relationship with human beings for thousands of years. They are cute and playful as a puppy and it doesn’t take most of them long to mature into obedient pets that are a joy to live with. They are also unique animals that offer a number of interesting facts and trivia. So how many of these facts do you know? Answer as many questions as you can before scrolling down the page to check how many you got correct.
1. Is the domestic dog a carnivore, omnivore or herbivore?
2. True or false? Like most mammals, dogs have color vision which is similar to red-green color blindness in humans.
3. What is a dog’s most powerful sense?
4. The average lifespan of dogs is around 5 to 8 years, 10 to 13 years or 15 to 18 years?
5. According to the American Kennel Club, what is the most popular dog breed found in the USA?
6. True or false? Dogs are susceptible to parasites such as ticks, mites and fleas.
7. Who has better hearing, a human or a dog?
8. What is the name of the phobia for someone who has a fear of dogs?
9. True or false? The tallest dog in the world stands over 150cm in height.
10. Because of dogs unique relationship with humans they are often referred to as man’s best........?
Dog Quiz Answers
1. Omnivore - Dog’s can healthily eat a range of foods including grains and vegetables as part of their daily nutritional requirements without the need to solely rely on meat.
3. Its sense of smell.
4. 10 to 13 years
5. The Labrador Retriever
7. A dog - Dogs can hear both above and below humans on the frequency spectrum, can pinpoint sound direction faster and can hear sounds that are four times as far away as what humans can hear.
9. False - The tallest dog is a Great Dane that stands 106.7 cm (42.2 in) at the top of the shoulder.