Daily Trivia Quiz Questions and Answers (12-14-2023)

Question 1: What is the smallest owl species?

  • Elf owl
  • Northern saw-whet owl
  • Burrowing owl

Correct Answer: Elf owl

Fact: The world's smallest and lightest owl, the elf owl is between 4.5 and 5.5 inches long, has a wingspan of around 10.5 inches, and weighs an average of 1.5 ounces—less than a golf ball.

Question 2: What is the largest owl species in the world?

  • Eurasian eagle-owl
  • Great horned owl
  • Snowy owl

Correct Answer: Eurasian eagle-owl

Fact: The Eurasian eagle-owl is the largest owl species in the world, with a wingspan of up to 6 feet and a weight of up to 10 pounds.

Question 3: A small owl traditionally accompanies which Greek deity?

  • Artemis
  • Athena
  • Apollo

Correct Answer: Athena

Fact: Athena is the Greek goddess of wisdom, so it makes sense that an owl served as her symbol and companion. Owls have long been associated with wisdom, due to their heightened senses and night vision.

Question 4: What is the name of the owl species that is known for its ability to rotate its head 270 degrees?

  • Snowy owl
  • Barn owl
  • Great horned owl

Correct Answer: Great horned owl

Fact: The great horned owl is known for its distinctive ear tufts, which are not actually ears but rather feathers that help to camouflage the owl and communicate with other owls

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.