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Hairy, feathery or scaly, animals tend to bring out the gentleness or bravado in people. People like knowing about them whether they are cute and cuddly or vast and scary. To many children, animals are characters from their favorite stories. To many adults, animals are precious parts of this fragile world we live in and worthy of preservation. There is a tremendous amount of little-known facts about animals great and small, and knowing these details will be a fun way to spend time with people you like while helping each other learn something new every time. Test your trivia knowledge or become a quiz master with these challenging animal trivia questions with answers.

What color are Polar bears’ tongues?

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Animals Trivia Questions color Polar bears tongues
White.
Incorrect.
Blue.
Correct!
Polar bears although they have a white coat of fur that helps them blend into the snow and ice their skin is black to keep them warm by absorbing heat from the sun’s rays. Their tongues are also dark, often ranging from blue to purple.
Red.
Incorrect.

How fast can polar bears swim?

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Animals Trivia Questions can polar bears swim
They can’t swim.
Incorrect.
6 mph.
Correct!
Polar bears are powerful swimmers, and they can obtain a swimming speed of 6 mph. They can hold their breath while swimming for more than a minute.
12 mph.
Incorrect.

What animal is the emblem of the U.S. Democratic political party?

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History Trivia Questions animal emblem Democratic party
Elephant.
Incorrect.
Donkey.
Correct!
The United States Democratic party is recognized by the symbol of a donkey, and the Republican party is represented by an elephant. The Democratic donkey was first associated in 1828 with Democrat Andrew Jackson’s campaign. His opponents had called him a donkey, so Jackson decided to use the image of the strong-willed donkey on his posters. Later, famous cartoonist Thomas Nast used the donkey in newspaper cartoons and made the symbol famous.
Eagle.
Incorrect.

What animal is the emblem of the U.S. Republican political party?

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History Trivia Questions animal Republican political party
Donkey.
Incorrect.
Eagle.
Incorrect.
Elephant.
Correct!
The United States Republican party is represented by an elephant and the Democratic party by a donkey. In a cartoon that appeared in 1874 in Harper’s Weekly, cartoonist Thomas Nast drew a donkey covered in lion’s skin and scaring away all the animals at the zoo. One of those animals was an elephant that was labeled “The Republican Vote.” That’s how the elephant became the emblemRepublican Party.

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