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Quiz: How much do you know about farm animals?

Can you tell your oinks from your baas?

I’M SURE YOU are still exhausted afrom celebrating Farm Animals Day on April 10, a very well-known and well-celebrated day in the United States and loved by millions the world over.

What? What do you mean you didn’t know? Oh, you’ve never heard of it. Right.

Fine. Regardless, we’re going to test your knowledge on farm animals. Let’s go.

What is this?
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A chicken
A donkey

A pig
A sheep

A cow
What do you call a female sheep?
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You
Ewe

Eww
Betty? Mary? It depends on what her name is, I suppose.
What in the name of everything good and holy is this?
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A partridge
A quail

A hen, but a strange one
A guinea fowl
A baby pig is a piglet, a female pig is a sow... what's a male pig called?
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A big boy
A boar

A gilt
A shoat

Again, it depends on what his name is.
What's a heifer?
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A female cow who has given birth twice and will now be used for milk production.
A female cow who has not had any calves.

A female cow under the age of four months.
A female cow who refuses to be milked (and fair play to her).
The level of intensive poultry farming in the border counties has previously sparked concern over the potential environmental impact. What percentage of the Republic of Ireland's chicken population is located in the border region?
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100%
95%

70%
40%
How does a goat warn other goats of danger?
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They sneeze
They scream like "Aaaaaaahhh! Ahhhhh."

They bleat
They stamp on the ground
Your standard white goose on a farm is (generally speaking) just a domesticated breed of this fella here - what breed is he?
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Canada
Brent

Bean
Greylag
How long will a duck live if you keep them happy and treat them nice?
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One year max
Five years max

As long as 20 years
At least 50
Which of these animals is most intelligent? (According to a 2018 study from the University of Exeter and Canterbury Christ Church University)
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Horse
Donkey

Mule
What breed of domestic duck is this? For the record, it is this reporter's favourite.
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A magpie
A silver bantam

An aylesbury
A muscovy
How many stomachs do cows have?
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Two
Four

Six
No one has ever counted them
What happens if sheep don't get enough magnesium?
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They risk developing a condition known as grass staggers.
It makes lambing more difficult for ewes.

They become hyperactive and often break out of fields.
Nothing. Sheep don't need magnesium.
What is fluke?
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A type of parasite
A form of septicemia

A bacterial infection
A virus
Finally, what is this pig's name?
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Henry
Jennifer

Old Bella
Swiss Roll

Penny
Hamela Hamderson

Mr Oink
Snotzer

Derek
I have no idea. I've never met this pig.
Answer all the questions to see your result!
You scored out of !
You are Babe
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You scored out of !
You are the kid from Fly Away Home
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You scored out of !
You probably own a pair of wellies, but they are FAR too clean
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You scored out of !
Ah come on! Get out of the city more.
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You scored out of !
You really don't know your farm animals, do you?
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