The Ultimate Hunting Trophies Quiz

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About This Quiz

Hunting animals for sport or food and displaying a preserved part of their bodies as a souvenir is called hunting trophies. To some, trophy hunting is an important wildlife conservation tool, while for others it’s just slaughtering animals for fun. Take our quiz to learn more about hunting trophies.

What is a hunting trophy?

A trophy is a preserved body part of a hunted animal kept as a memorial of the successful hunt.


Which of the following is not a hunting trophy?

Mostly the heads or the skin of the slaughtered animals are used as trophies.


What are hunting trophies used for?

Hunting trophies are commonly used to glorify oneself in speech and for decoration or income.


A taxidermist is a person:

A taxidermist is a person skilled in cleaning, dressing and mounting the hunting trophies for exhibition.


Wildlife populations gradually declined in the:

Wildlife populations underwent a gradual decline in the 1800s.


What kind of animals do modern hunters avoid killing?

Modern hunters avoid killing females and target the largest, most mature male animals.


Trophy hunting is a ________ process of hunting wild animals.

Trophy hunters go after particular game.


What is an important aspect of trophy hunting?

Sustainable trophy hunting is an important wildlife conservation and management tool.


Which of the following animals was put on the threatened species list by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service?

The polar bear has been added to the list of threatened animals.


When were polar bears added to the threatened species list?

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service found it necessary to add polar bears to the endangered list in 2008.


When was the hunting of polar bears banned in the U.S.?

America banned the hunting of polar bears in 1972.


Which of the following is not a big game trophy animal in North America?

Big game trophy animals in North America include Alaska brown bears, grizzly bears, moose, elk, caribou, cougars, deer and sheep.


The Big Five refers to the five most dangerous animals to hunt in:

The Big Five are the five most dangerous animals to hunt in Africa.


Which of the following animals is not included in the Big Five of Africa?

The big five refers to the African lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and buffalo.


Taxidermy is the art of:

Taxidermy is the art of preserving dead animals for study and display.


Alaska big-game hunting for the Kodiak bear can cost up to:

Hunting the Kodiak bear can cost up to $20,000.


Which U.S. agency issues trophy hunting licenses?

The Department of Natural Resources issues licenses and provides information about trophy hunting.


In the 1700s, which chemical was used to preserve museum specimens?

The use of toxic substances like arsenic was very common to preserve specimens.


What is canned hunting?

It is breeding animals in enclosures for easy hunting.


What has reduced the number of Kodiak bears of Alaska?

According to researchers, repeated hunting over the years has reduced the population of Kodiak bears.


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