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  • the longest horn ever recorded on a Marco Polo sheep (mounted head pictured) measured 1.9 m (6.2 ft) and weighed 60 lb (27 kg)?

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Question 1: These include the Moschidae (Musk deer, which are ruminants), Suidae (Wild Boars), Proboscidea (________), Monodontidae (Narwhals) and Odobenidae (Walruses).
ElephantAsian ElephantHippopotamusLion

Question 2: Ceratopsidae: The "horns" of the ________ were extensions of its skull bones although debate exists over whether they had a keratin covering.
TriceratopsDinosaurTyrannosaurusCeratopsia

Question 3: Some people, notably The Enigma, have horn implants; that is, they have implanted silicone beneath the skin as a form of ________.
Body piercingBody modificationPrince Albert piercingDydoe

Question 4: Some peoples use bovid horns as ________, for example the shofar.
Musical instrumentByzantine lyraClassical musicMusical notation

Question 5: ________: The "horns" of rhinoceroses are made of keratin and grow continuously, but do not have a bone core.
Indian RhinocerosRhinocerosSumatran RhinocerosOdd-toed ungulate

Question 6: ________ are bovid horns removed from the bone core, cleaned and polished and used as drinking vessels.
Runic alphabetGermanic peoplesDrinking hornThor

Question 7: Horns usually have a curved or ________ shape, often with ridges or fluting.
Logarithmic spiralSpiralFibonacci numberGurren Lagann

Question 8: Horn can also refer to ________, the material of which a horn is made, sometimes including keratin from other parts of animals, such as hoofs.
Collagen, type I, alpha 1KeratinKeratin 6ACollagen

Question 9: These are pointed outgrowths of the hard chitinous ________.
ArthropodSpongeExoskeletonSmall shelly fauna

Question 10: ________: Most deer have antlers, which are not true horns.
Even-toed ungulateDeerCattleWild boar
















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