50 Animal Quiz Questions and Answers

Welcome to a wild and wonderful animal quiz!

This quiz is packed with fascinating facts and tantalising trivia about the amazing creatures that inhabit our planet.

Us trivia-fanatics at KwizzBit HQ, are about to take you on a journey through the animal kingdom with 50 unique and varied animal quiz questions and answers, designed to test your knowledge and curiosity.

Perfect for challenging friends, family, or just your brainpower, with questions from the depths of the oceans to the animals that soar through the skies.

With questions, from the straight-forward to the obscure, ensuring there’s something for everyone. With each question, the difficulty may increase, keeping you on your toes, and occasionally throwing in a curveball to keep things interesting. Unleash your inner David Attenborough and embark on this extraordinary journey through the world of animals!

Animal Quiz Questions and Answers


  1. What is the world’s smallest mammal?
  2. What is the world’s largest mammal?
  3. How many legs does a spider typically have?
  4. Which bird is known for its beautiful tail feathers and courtship dance?
  5. What is the national bird of the United States?
  6. Which marine creature has the nickname “sea cow”?
  7. What is the fastest land animal?
  8. What is the tallest bird in the world?
  9. Which mammal is known for carrying its young in a pouch?
  10. What is the world’s smallest breed of dog?
  11. Zebras sleep standing up. True or false?
  12. What type of animal is a Grizzly?
  13. What type of animal is Nick Wilde from ‘Zootopia’?
  14. Which animal has the highest number of legs, reaching up to 750?
  15. What is a group of crows called?
  16. Which bird is famous for its laughter-like call?
  17. What animal fingerprints are nearly indistinguishable from human fingerprints?
  18. How many chambers does a cow’s stomach have?
  19. Which animal is the only mammal capable of true and sustained flight?
  20. What is a group of lions called?
  21. Which animal has the longest pregnancy of any mammal?
  22. What is the national animal of Scotland?
  23. Which animal can regenerate lost limbs?
  24. What bird can run up to 70 km/h (43 mph)?
  25. What insect can taste with its feet?
  26. What is the only bird known to fly backwards?
  27. What animal has the highest blood pressure of any species?
  28. Which insect has the largest brain relative to its body size?
  29. What is a baby kangaroo called?
  30. What bird has been noted to mimic almost any sound it hears, including chainsaws and car alarms?
  31. Which animal is the closest living relative to the T-Rex?
  32. What is the world’s most venomous fish?
  33. What animal has the largest eyes in the animal kingdom?
  34. What bird can rotate its head up to 270 degrees?
  35. Which insect can lift up to 50 times its body weight?
  36. What reptile can regrow its teeth throughout its lifetime?
  37. Which bird species are known to travel at least 25,000 miles each year?
  38. What is the only known mammal with scales?
  39. What animal changes fur colour from white in winter to brown in summer?
  40. Who can see more colours, humans or birds?
  41. How many mammals can lay eggs?
  42. What creature can make a sound louder than a jet engine?
  43. What animal eats with its head upside down?
  44. What kind of fish is Nemo from ‘Finding Nemo’?
  45. What group of animals is collectively known as a parliament?
  46. Which animal is capable of producing natural antifreeze proteins to survive in freezing temperatures?
  47. Which amphibian can fully regenerate its limbs, spinal cord, heart, and other organs?
  48. The slowest-moving mammal on earth spends most of its life hanging upside down in trees. What is it?
  49. Which animal sleeps the longest at a record 20-22 hours a day?
  50. Which animal sleeps the least at two hours a day on average?

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  1. Etruscan shrew
  2. Antarctic blue whale
  3. Eight
  4. Peacock
  5. Bald eagle
  6. Manatee
  7. Cheetah
  8. Ostrich
  9. Kangaroo
  10. Chihuahua
  11. True
  12. Bear
  13. Red fox
  14. Millipede
  15. A murder
  16. Kookaburra
  17. Koala
  18. Four
  19. Bat
  20. A pride
  21. African elephant
  22. Unicorn
  23. Starfish
  24. Ostrich
  25. Butterfly
  26. Hummingbird
  27. Giraffe
  28. Ant
  29. A joey
  30. Lyrebird
  31. Chickens
  32. Stonefish
  33. Colossal squid
  34. Owl
  35. Ants
  36. Crocodile
  37. Arctic tern
  38. Pangolin
  39. Arctic fox
  40. Birds, they have a fourth colour receptor in their eyes
  41. Two – the platypus and echidna
  42. Pistol shrimp
  43. Flamingo
  44. Clownfish
  45. Owls
  46. Icefish
  47. Salamanders
  48. Sloth
  49. Koalas
  50. Elephant

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