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These fun animal trivia questions for kids are sure to keep their brains busy and the laughter rolling. Get all the trivia questions and answers to start playing immediately. Print and play or read the questions from the post.

How to play trivia with these animal questions and answers

There are many ways to use these questions to play a game of trivia with the kids (or adults).

You can nominate someone to read the questions from this page, with each trivia-ee (person playing) taking a turn to answer a question.

Or you can print out these questions and cut them into strips. Put the strips into a bowl, and give each person a turn to choose a strip and ask a question to the group. The first one to give the correct answer wins a point!

Animal  trivia questions

Question: What is a group of wolves called?

Answer: A pack of wolves

Question: Which bird is a symbol for peace?

Answer: The dove

Question: What do you call the lion, leopard, rhinoceros, elephant and Cape buffalo?

Answer: The Big Five


Animal Trivia Questions and Answers for Kids

Question: What are baby kangaroos called?

Answer: Joeys

Question: How many legs does a spider have?

Answer: Eight

Question: Where is a shrimp’s heart?

Answer: In its head

Question: How many years can a snail sleep for?

Answer: Three years

Question: When bats fly out of a cave, do they turn left or right?

Answer: They always turn left

Question: What color is a polar bear’s skin under their white fur?

Answer: Black skin

Question: What animal is said to have 9 lives?

Answer: Cats

Question: What is the only big cat that can’t roar?

Answer: Cheetahs

Question: Do fish have spines?

Answer: Yes! All fish live in water and have a spine

Question: What is bigger – an ostrich eye or an ostrich brain?

Answer: An ostrich eye

Question: Which animal is known as man’s best friend?

Answer: Dogs

Question: What is the only animal that can’t jump?

Answer: The elephant

Question: How many toes does a cat have on each back paw?

Answer: Four. Cats have five toes on each front paw and four toes on each back paw.

Question: What do you call a group of fish?

Answer: A school of fish

Question: What do you call an animal that sleeps during the day and is awake at night?

Answer: Nocturnal

Question: Where is the only place on their bodies that dogs can sweat?

Answer: Under their feet

Question: If an owl has yellow eyes, when does it hunt for food?

Answer: During the day! Owls with dark brown or black eyes hunt at night. Owls with red or orange eyes hunt at twilight. And owls with yellow eyes like to catch their food during the day.

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