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Equus (genus): Quiz


Question 1: Equines are medium to large ________, with long heads, and necks with a mane.
MammalPrimateMammal classificationEven-toed ungulate

Question 2:
What is the genus authority of Equus (genus)?
Linnaeus, 1758
Meyrick, 1932
Hulstaert, 1924
Malloch & Cain

Question 3:
What period does the fossils of the Equus (genus) come from?
Early Pleistocene to Recent
Late Miocene - Recent
Thanetian to Present
late Miocene

Question 4: Their eyes are set back far on the head, giving them a wide angle of view, without entirely losing ________.
AutostereogramDepth perceptionConvergence insufficiencyBinocular vision

Question 5: Different species of Equus can crossbreed, though the ensuing offspring are usually ________.
Reproductive system diseaseInfertilityVulvovaginal healthFemale infertility

Question 6: Unlike ruminants, with their complex stomachs, equines break down ________ in the "hindgut" or cecum, a part of the colon.

Question 7: Like Equidae more broadly, Equus has numerous ________ species known only from fossils.
Holocene extinctionConservation biologyEvolutionExtinction

Question 8:
  • Equus ferus ________[6][7]
    DonkeyWild horsePrzewalski's HorseOnager

Question 9: They are adapted to generally open terrain, from plains and savannas, to mountains or ________.
DesertAntarcticaSaharaAtacama Desert

Question 10: The term equine refers to any member of this genus, including any ________.
DonkeyArabian horseEquus (genus)Horse


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