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Trumpeter Swan: Quiz

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Question 1: Their breeding habitat is large shallow ponds and wide slow rivers in northwestern and central North America, with the largest numbers of breeding pairs found in ________.
Northwestern United StatesWashingtonAlaskaUnited States

Question 2: The ________ can easily be distinguished by its orange bill and different structure (particularly the neck, which is almost always curved down).
EuropeMute SwanCanada GooseBlack Swan

Question 3: It is rivaled in size among waterfowl only by the introduced Mute Swan, which is native to ________, but the Trumpeter usually is longer-bodied.
EurasiaEuropeAfricaContinent

Question 4: Natural populations of these swans migrate to and from the ________ coast and portions of the United States, flying in V-shaped flocks.
Atlantic OceanPacific OceanIndian OceanArctic Ocean

Question 5: The ________ started a conservation project in 1982, using eggs collected in the wild.
Riverdale FarmHigh ParkRoyal Ontario MuseumToronto Zoo

Question 6: Adults go through a summer ________ when they temporarily lose their flight feathers.
Miniature SchnauzerHypoallergenic dog breedYorkshire TerrierMoulting

Question 7: This species is also unusually sensitive to ________ while young.
Fluoride poisoningLead poisoningMercury poisoningArsenic poisoning

Question 8: Larger cygnets and nesting adults are preyed on by Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos), ________ (Lynx rufus), Red Fox (Vulpes vulpes) and Coyote.
BobcatAmerican Black BearCougarGray Wolf

Question 9: The female lays 3-10 eggs on average in a mound of plant material on a small island, a beaver or ________ lodge, or a floating platform.
CoyoteGray WolfGolden JackalMuskrat

Question 10: The Trumpeter Swan is listed as threatened in the state of ________[7]
Minneapolis – Saint PaulMinnesotaNorth DakotaSaint Paul, Minnesota







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