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Koala quiz

Koala on a tree in its natural habitat in Australia

Koala quiz

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

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Close up a koala face

What does the word koala roughly translate to?

                  

No water
Little bear
Tree hugger
Sleepy bear

Koala bear on a tree reaching for eucalyptus

Yes, you're right!

The word "koala" roughly translates to ‘no water’ in Aboriginal because they rarely drink water.

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Koala bear on a tree reaching for eucalyptus

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The word "koala" roughly translates to ‘no water’ in Aboriginal because they rarely drink water.

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A close up of Australian wildlife. A koala on an eucalyptus tree

How do koalas get most of their water?

                           

Drinking_from_the_tap
Drinking from the tap
collecting_rain_water
Collecting water
eating_eucalyptus
Eating eucalyptus leaves
watermelon
Eating watermelon

Close up of a koala eating eucalyptus

Yes, you're right!

Koalas get most of their water from the juicy eucalyptus leaves they eat. They can gobble up to 1kg a night!

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Close up of a koala eating eucalyptus

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Koalas get most of their water from the juicy eucalyptus leaves they eat. They can gobble up to 1kg a night!

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Sleepy koala - a mother koala with baby sleeping on a tree

What is a baby koala called?

Cub
Joey
Kids
Pup

Sleepy koala - a mother koala with baby sleeping on a tree

Yes, you're right!

A baby koala is called a joey.

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Sleepy koala - a mother koala with baby sleeping on a tree

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A baby koala is called a joey.

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A cute koala bear is fast asleep on a tree

How long do koalas spend sleeping a day?

                 

4 hours
8 hours
12 hours
18 hours
4 hours
8 hours
12 hours
18 hours

A koala hugging a tree in its natural habitat in Australia

Yes, you're right!

Koalas can sleep for over 18 hours a day!

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A koala hugging a tree in its natural habitat in Australia

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Koalas can sleep for over 18 hours a day!

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A koala bear sitting in an eucalyptus tree in Australia

What do koalas eat?

                                

Meat
Plant
Plants & meat
Nothing

Lush green eucalyptus leaves hanging from a tree in Australia

Yes, you're right!

Koalas are herbivores meaning they only eat plants – mostly eucalyptus leaves which are toxic to many other animals.

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Lush green eucalyptus leaves hanging from a tree in Australia

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Koalas are herbivores meaning they only eat plants – mostly eucalyptus leaves which are toxic to many other animals 

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Sleeping koala bear hugging a branch in the Australian rainforest

How many babies can a mother koala raise at once?

                          

A koala bear mother with baby eating eucalyptus in a tree

Yes, you're right!

Mother koalas can only give birth and raise one joey at a time. They’ll have around six joeys in their lifetime. 

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A koala bear mother with baby eating eucalyptus in a tree

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Mother koalas can only give birth and raise one joey at a time. They’ll have around six joeys in their lifetime. 

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A koala bear mother with baby in their natural habitat in Australia

How big is a joey when it is first born?

                                     

Size of a pin head
Size of a jellybean
The size of a chicken egg
The size of a tennis ball
Size of a pin head
Size of a jellybean
The size of a chicken egg
The size of a tennis ball

Colourful jellybeans in a bowl of candy

Yes, you're right!

Joeys are the size of a jellybean when they're first born. They stay in their mum's protective pouch for the first six months of their life.

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Colourful jellybeans in a bowl of candy

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Joeys are the size of a jellybean when they're first born. They stay in their mum's protective pouch for the first six months of their life.

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Image of the Australian wilderness shot from a birds eye perspective

Where would you find koalas in the wild?

                          

Australia
New Zealand
Japan
China

A road sign on an Australian road

Yes, you're right!

Wild koalas live in south-eastern and eastern Australia, mostly in woodlands and eucalyptus forests.

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A road sign on an Australian road

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Wild koalas live in south-eastern and eastern Australia, mostly in woodlands and eucalyptus forests.

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A curious koala in its natural habitat in Australia

Which of these statements are true?

Koalas have 5 fingers on each paw
Koalas are a type of bear
As Koalas get older their teeth grind down
Koalas are related to monkeys

Image of a koala bear balancing on a tree ranch

Yes, you're right!

The eucalyptus leaves that koalas eat are tough to chew and gradually cause their teeth to wear away

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Image of a koala bear balancing on a tree ranch

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The eucalyptus leaves that koalas eat are tough to chew and gradually cause their teeth to wear away.

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A child wearing a green t-shirt playing in the Australian bush

What do koalas and humans have in common?

Both have fingerprints
Both like to live indoors
Both wear clothes
Both sleep for the same amount of time

A furry koala paw with four fingers

Yes, you're right!

Fingerprints are what koalas and humans have in common. Like in humans, each koala's fingerprints are unique.

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A furry koala paw with four fingers

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Fingerprints are what koalas and humans have in common. Like in humans, each koala's fingerprints are unique.

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