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Panda Quiz

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Panda quiz

A five-minute quiz to test you on everything there is to know about pandas!

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What do giant pandas eat?

A giant panda eating bamboo

What do giant pandas eat?

  

Meat
Plants
Plants & meat
Fish

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Panda eating bamboo in its natural habitat.

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About 99 percent of a giant panda's diet is bamboo, bamboo, and more bamboo. However, they've been known to occasionally eat small rodents such as pikas too.

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Panda eating bamboo in its natural habitat.

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About 99 percent of a giant panda's diet is bamboo, bamboo, and more bamboo. However, they've been known to occasionally eat small rodents such as pikas too.

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How do pandas stay hydrated?

A giant panda drinking water from a small pond.

How do pandas stay hydrated?

They drink water from the sink
They drink from rivers and streams
They catch rain water
They eat snow

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A giant panda near a small pond.

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Pandas stay hydrated by drinking water from rivers and streams. During the winter, when the water freezes, pandas will even smash through the ice to get a drink!

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A giant panda near a small pond.

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Pandas stay hydrated by drinking water from rivers and streams. During the winter, when the water freezes, pandas will even smash through the ice to get a drink!

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How many times a day do pandas poo?

A giant panda munching on his favourite food bamboo.

How many times a day do pandas poo?

  

1
10
50
100
1
10
50
100

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A black and white giant panda enjoys eating his favourite food.

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A panda can go around 50 times a day! The huge amount of bamboo in their diet is high in fiber - a substance that makes you poop regularly!

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A black and white giant panda enjoys eating his favourite food.

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A panda can go around 50 times a day! The huge amount of bamboo in their diet is high in fiber - a substance that makes you poop regularly!

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Giant pandas have a special bone that extends from their wrist. What's it called?

A black and white giant panda is climbing a tree in its natural environment.

Giant pandas have a special bone that extends from their wrist. What's it called?

Pseudo-toe
Pseudo-finger
Pseudo-knuckle
Pseudo-thumb

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A giant panda chewing on his favourite food bamboo.

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Giant pandas have a special bone that extends from their wrists called a pseudo-thumb. It helps them to grip the bamboo they're eating.

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A giant panda chewing on his favourite food bamboo.

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Giant pandas have a special bone that extends from their wrists called a pseudo-thumb. It helps them to grip the bamboo they're eating.

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How long do pandas spend eating every day?

A group of giant pandas in their natural habitat.

How long do pandas spend eating every day?

   

4 hours
8 hours
12 hours
22 hours
4 hours
8 hours
12 hours
22 hours

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A cute panda relaxing in the wilderness.

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Pandas spend about 12 hours a day eating, gobbling up to 83 pounds (38kgs) of bamboo. That's like 332 burgers!

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A cute panda relaxing in the wilderness.

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Pandas spend about 12 hours a day eating, gobbling up to 83 pounds (38kgs) of bamboo. That's like 332 burgers!

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What is a baby panda called?

A cute  panda cub looking into the camera.

What is a baby panda called?

Tadpole
Cub
Calf
Pup

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A sleeping panda on a tree in the wilderness.

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A baby panda is called a cub.

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A sleeping panda on a tree in the wilderness.

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A baby panda is called a cub.

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How many pandas usually live together?

A giant panda sleeping in a bamboo tree.

How many pandas usually live together?

One
Two
Six
Twelve

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A giant panda is hugging a tree in its natural habitat.

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Giant pandas are solitary, meaning they usually live by themselves.

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A giant panda is hugging a tree in its natural habitat.

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Giant pandas are solitary, meaning they usually live by themselves.

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What do pandas look like when they're born?

A black and white giant panda on his crawl marking his territory.

What do pandas look like when they're born?

  

small and pink
Small & pink
small and pink with white spots
Small & pink with white spots
Small and black with white spots
Small & black with white spots
Small and white with black spots
Small & white with black spots

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A giant panda relaxing on a tree in the wilderness.

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Cubs are small and pink when they're born. They develop their black and white fur at about 25 days old and open their eyes six to eight weeks after birth.

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A giant panda relaxing on a tree in the wilderness.

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Cubs are small and pink when they're born. They develop their black and white fur at about 25 days old and open their eyes six to eight weeks after birth.

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How many pandas live in the wild?

A sleeping panda on a tree in its natural habitat.

How many pandas live in the wild?

  

100
500
1000
10,000
100
500
1000
10,000

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Black and white panda looking down from a tree in his natural habitat.

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The last official count found 1,864 pandas living in the wild. That's good news: In 2016, pandas were downgraded from endangered to vulnerable by the IUCN.

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Black and white panda looking down from a tree in his natural habitat.

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The last official count found 1,864 pandas living in the wild. That's good news: In 2016, pandas were downgraded from endangered to vulnerable by the IUCN.

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About 99 percent of a panda's diet is bamboo. How many species of bamboo are there?

A black and white giant panda chewing on bamboo.

About 99 percent of a panda's diet is bamboo. How many species of bamboo are there?

10
100
500
More than 1,000

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Bamboo trees in a bamboo forest.

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There are over 1,000 species of bamboo. Pandas eat as meany as many as 60 different kinds but are thought to prefer about 27 of those.

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Bamboo trees in a bamboo forest.

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There are over 1,000 species of bamboo. Pandas eat as meany as many as 60 different kinds but are thought to prefer about 27 of those.

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