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Wolf Test

The Wolf Test

Test your knowledge on wolves! Either write your answers on a piece of paper or in notepad. When you're done, follow the link at the bottom of the page and check your answers. These questions are based from the Wolf Information Page. Please note: I've checked resources for these questions so they should be right.

1. Wolves communicate by:
     A. howling
     B. scent marks
     C. body Positions
     D. all of the above

2. Adult gray wolves often stand:
     A. thirteen to Twenty-one inches
     B. twenty-six to thirty-eight inches
     C. thirty-nine to forty-two inches

3. The color of a red wolf's coat is often:
     A. silver and white
     B. reddish
     C. shades of gray, tan, and brown; sometimes all white or all black
     D. shades of gray

4. A wolf pack often contains:
     A. the Alpha pair, the Beta, offspring, sometimes an Omega
     B. the Alpha pair, the Beta pair, and the gamma pair
     C. the Omega pair and the offspring
     D. the Alpha pair, the Beta, the gamma, and offspring

5. Wolves make great pets:
     A. True
     B. False

6. A wolf travels about:
     A. 10 miles a day
     B. 15 miles a day
     C. 20 miles a day
     D. 30 miles a day

7. A wolf will eat about:
     A. two to four pounds of food per day
     B. five to twelve pounds of food per day
     C. thirteen to fifteen pounds of food per day

8. Wolves will sometimes follow hunters because:
     A. of their curiosity
     B. they will eventually kill and eat the hunters
     C. that's their way of playing

9. Wolves do not howl at the moon:
     A. True
     B. False

10. Choose the posture that's not dominant:
     A. Walking with a high head
     B. Showing bared teeth
     C. "Riding up" posture
     D. Ears folded back

11. The Alpha is:
     A. another word for a Lone Wolf
     B. the most dominant wolf
     C. the biggest wolf
     D. the most subordinate wolf

12. Hunting Wolves is illegal in Alaska:
     A. True
     B. False

13. Wolves eyes are usually (chose all that apply):
     A. yellow
     B. green
     C. pink
     D. brown
     E. silver

14. Wolf pup's barks start high pitched then becomes deeper when they become adults:
     A. True
     B. False

15. North American gray wolves normally weigh about:
     A. forty to 175 pounds
     B. 176 to 189 pounds
     C. 190 to 205 pounds

16. Wolves will ambush packmates beacause they are:
     A. being dominant
     B. fighting
     C. playing

17. Wolves can hear as far as:
     A. two to five miles away
     B. six to ten miles away
     C. eleven to fifteen miles away

18. A wolf's jaws have a crushing power of:
     A. 1000lbs/square inches
     B. 1250lbs/square inches
     C. 1500lbs/square inches

19. The surface area receptive to smell in the wolf nose is:
     A. nine times more than a human
     B. fourteen times more than a human
     C. nineteen times more than a human

20. Wolves play by:
     A. gently nibbling on each other's coats
     B. following a person through the woods
     C. placing their forepaws around others' necks

21. The farthest distance traveled by a wolf is:
     A. 729 miles
     B. 829 miles
     C. 929 miles

22. Wolves travel great distances primarily in search of:
     A. food
     B. a mate
     C. a new pack

23. Lone wolves are often a subordinate wolf that left their pack:
     A. True
     B. False

24. Most wolf packs have:
     A. one to three members
     B. four to seven members
     C. eight to twelve members

25. Wolves howl for many reasons, but not to startle pray:
     A. True
     B. False

Bonus Questions

B1. Wolves have ____ number of toes on their forelegs (front paws):
     A. 3
     B. 4
     C. 5

B2. The maned wolf is:
     A. another name for the gray wolf
     B. not related to the wolf at all
     C. extinct

B3. Adult wolves have the ability to regulate their body temperature:
     A. True
     B. False

B4. The average number of wolf pups in a litter is:
     A. one to three
     B. five to six
     C. eight to eleven

B5. Wolves are not afraid of humans:
     A. True
     B. False

Check your Answers

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