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Prairie dog: Quiz

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Question 1:
What phylum does Prairie dog belong to?

Question 2:
What is the genus authority of Prairie dog?
Rafinesque, 1817
H. E. Robinson et R. D. Brettell
Leach, 1814
Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1889

Question 3: Prairie dogs are also very susceptible to ________, and many wild colonies have been wiped out by it.
Bubonic plagueBrucellosisCholeraPlague (disease)

Question 4: The Black-tailed Prairie Dog (Cynomys ludovicianus) was first described by Lewis and Clark in 1804 during the ________.
Columbia RiverMissouri RiverSacagaweaLewis and Clark Expedition

Question 5:
What family does Prairie dog belong to?

Question 6: The prairie dog is well adapted to ________.
HerbivorePredationCarnivoreApex predator

Question 7:
What kind of animal is a Prairie dog?
Rodentia
Charadriiformes
incertae sedis
Rodentia

Question 8:
What period does the fossils of the Prairie dog come from?
Late Pliocene to Recent
Late Miocene - mid Pliocene
Late Pliocene and early, Pleistocene
Late Oligocene - Early Pliocene

Question 9:
What classis does Prairie dog belong to?
Phylactolaemata
Arachnida
Mammalia
Cephalopoda

Question 10: The prairie dog is chiefly ________, though it eats some insects.
CarnivoreHerbivorePredationHeterotroph







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