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Question 1: [4] One such success story of the zoo was a live birth of the rare ________ in 1889.
Javan RhinocerosSumatran RhinocerosMalayan TapirIndian Rhinoceros

Question 2: [20] The zoo has stopped breeding hybrids after the 1985 legislation passed by the ________ banning breeding of panthera hybrids after a vigorous campaign by the World Wide Fund for Nature (then World Wildlife Fund).
Supreme Court of IndiaPresident of IndiaAdministrative divisions of IndiaGovernment of India

Question 3: It is also home to one of the few captive breeding projects involving the Manipur ________.
BantengWater BuffaloEld's DeerGaur

Question 4: The collection from this era are documented by watercolours by Charles D'Oyly, and a visit by the famous French ________ Victor Jacquemont.

Question 5: [4] Sir Stamford Raffles visited the menagerie in 1810, encountering his first tapir there, and doubtless used some aspects of the menagerie as an inspiration for the ________.
Chester ZooWhipsnade ZooBristol ZooLondon Zoo

Question 6: Other contributors who donated part or all of their private menagerie to the Alipore Zoo included the Maharaja of Mysore ________.
Chamaraja WodeyarJayachamaraja Wodeyar BahadurKrishna Raja Wadiyar IVMummadi Krishnaraja Wodeyar

Question 7: The zoo was among the first zoos in the world to breed white tigers and the common ________.
GiraffidaeEven-toed ungulateSomali GiraffeGiraffa

Question 8: [2][3] However, Wellesley returned to ________ with his brother Richard Wellesley - then Governor General of India, and the animals were then looked after by the famous Scottish physician zoologist Francis Buchanan-Hamilton.
WalesScotlandEnglandUnited Kingdom

Question 9: ________, Zanzibar Ram, Domestic sheep, Four-horned sheep, Hybrid Kashmiri Goat, Indian Antelope, Indian Gazelle, Sambar Deer, Spotted Deer and Hog Deer
Greater KuduBlue WildebeestGiraffeAfrican Buffalo

Question 10: It is not clear whether the ________ Adwaita was among the opening stock of animals.
Aldabra Giant TortoiseTurtleGalápagos tortoiseArnold's Giant Tortoise


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