Pets 101
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by Rian van den Boogaard
| 15 Questions
Note from the author:
English listening comprehension about pets
1
1
What is said about the quills of a hedgehog?
A They are smooth to the touch.
B They are prickly to the touch.
C They are both smooth and prickly to the touch.
2
1
When did domestication of the hedgehog start?
A around 40 years ago
B around 1600 years ago
C around 2400 years ago
3
1
What to of family is suited to keep a hedgehog as a pet?
A A family with small children.
B A family with older children.
C A family with loads of other pets.
4
1
What is your opinion on keeping a hedgehog as a pet?
5
1
What is said about the way ferrets smell?
A If they are spayed or neutered they won't have a strong odour.
B They can have a strong odour in spite of being spayed or neutered.
C Male ferrets can have a strong odour if they are not neutered.
D Male ferrets won't have a strong odour as long as they are neutered.
6
1
Why are ferrets so flexible?
A because they have a long spine
B because they have long vertebrae
C because their vertebrae are less dense
7
1
What is said about the flu with regards to ferrets? (more than one answer possible)
A They can transfer it to humans.
B They can catch it from humans.
C It can kill them.
D It can make them more susceptible to other illnesses.
8
1
What should you feed a gecko?
9
1
What is said about where geckos originate from?
A They live on all continents.
B They live on a few continents.
C They live on most continents.
10
1
How does the gecko use its' tail as a defence mechanism?
A It can hit other animals with it.
B It can poison other animals with it.
C It can use it to confuse other animals with it.
D It can use it to sting other animals with it.
11
1
A gecko is ectothermic. What does this mean (explain in your own words).
12
1
What is the average height of a pygmee goat in centimetres?
13
1
What is said about the goat's digestive system?
A It is similar to that of a sheep.
B It is similar to that of a cow.
C It has to eat a lot in order to get enought nutrients.
D It can eat almost anything in order to get enough nutrients.
14
1
How can you tell the difference between a male and a female pygmee goat (without looking at their genitals)?
15
1
Which three components should the diet of a pygmee goat have?
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