Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Dog Trivia Questions

How smart are you?

1. What dog breed does not bark, but does make yodeling noises?

2. What dog breed was first known as the Rothburg Terrier?

3. What dog breed gets its name because it strikes out with its front paws when fighting?

4. Contrary to popular belief, dogs do not sweat by salivating. They sweat through what?

5. Every known dog breed except this one has a pink tongue. What is this breed?

6. What is the name of the dog from "The Grinch Who Stole Christmas"?

7. What is the smallest breed of dog recognized by the American Kennel Club?

8. What is the largest breed of dog recognized by the American Kennel Club?

9. Where did Rhodesian Ridgebacks get their name from?

10. Dalmatians, with all those cute black spots, are born what color?

11. Chewbacca, the hairy Wookiee in the Star Wars movies, was inspired by George Lucas' what?
12. Why do dogs and wolves yawn?

13. What breed is known as the smallest member of the sporting-dog family?

14. The state dog of North Carolina is what breed?

15. What dog breed appeared in the world Guinness book of world records as the rarest dog in he world for three consecutive years in the very early 1970's?

16. What is the smallest breed of dog used for hunting?

17. Dogs are mentioned at least how many times in the Bible?

18. What is the name of the dog on the Cracker Jack box?

19. Do dogs favor one paw (left or right) over the other?

20. What was the name of the dog in TV show "The Partridge Family"?

21. What dog breed was once called "St. John's Newfoundland"?

22. What kind of dog did the TV Series detective Columbo have?

23. Can you name the 7 different groups/classes of dog?

24. What breed of dog did Captain Max von Stephanitz develop in 1899?

25. What feisty dog breed was bred to tirelessly hunt vermin both above and below ground?

26. When puppies lose their "milk teeth", how many adult teeth do they get?

Answers: tomorrow

1 comment:

Monique said...

Ok here are the ones I knew -- and no I didn't cheat:

1. basenji
2. bedlington terrier
3. boxer
4. dogs cool themselves through air exchange by panting, and they do sweat through their paw pads and nose leather
5. chow chow AND shar pei
6. Max the dog
7. chihuahua
8. tallest is irish wolfhound
9. rhodesian comes from the region of origin in africa (rhodesia) and ridgeback comes from the physical feature of the cowlick-like hair standing up down the spine
11. ?
12. stress relief, mimicry (contagious yawning just like in people - also works cross-species), oxygen demand
13. cocker spaniel
14. ?
15. something? bear dog (i think from some island / some tropical place. can't remember)
16. i'm betting you're looking for dachshund
17. ?
18. and bingo was his name-o
19. all dogs have one dominant side and direction
20. simone
21. the newfoundland used to be called the st john's dog, or st. john's water dog.
22. bassett or beagle. can't remember
23. in the AKC: sporting, non-sporting, hound, herding, terrier, toy, working in the UK: working, pastoral, hound, gundog, terrier, utility, toy
24. german shepherd dog
25. 42 secondary teeth (adult teeth) in the normal dog (and they have 28 primary or puppy teeth)