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Zoological Society of London: Quiz


Question 1: In 1928 the first animals arrived at the new ________ — two Amherst pheasants, a golden pheasant and five red jungle fowl.
Chester ZooBlackpool ZooWhipsnade ZooLondon Zoo

Question 2: The society published the ________ (ZR) from 1864 to 1980, when the ZR was transferred to BIOSIS.
PhylumThe Zoological RecordArthropodInsect

Question 3: On November 29, 1822, the birthday of ________, "the father of modern zoology," a meeting held in the Linnean Society in Soho Square and led by Rev.
EnglandIsaac NewtonIsaac BarrowJohn Ray

Question 4: In 1831 William IV presented the royal menagerie to the Zoological Society, and in 1847 the public were admitted to aid funding, and Londoners soon christened the Zoological Gardens the "________".
ZooBristol ZooLondon ZooEdinburgh Zoo

Question 5: In 1960–61, ________, then Secretary of ZSL, raised funds from two medical foundations to found laboratories as an Institute of Zoology where scientists would be employed by ZSL and undertake research.
John Desmond BernalUnited KingdomArthur Tedder, 1st Baron TedderSolly Zuckerman, Baron Zuckerman

Question 6: 1992 Professor ________
E. O. WilsonB. F. SkinnerJared DiamondErnst W. Mayr

Question 7: 1996 Professor ________
John Maynard SmithErnst W. MayrEnglandJ. B. S. Haldane

Question 8: Others soon followed, including muntjac deer, ________, wombats and skunks.
LlamaVicuñaLama (genus)Alpaca

Question 9: ________ soon had the most extensive collection of animals in the world.
Chester ZooWhipsnade ZooLondon ZooBristol Zoo

Question 10: The Society's Patron is ________
Edward VIII of the United KingdomElizabeth II of the United KingdomBritish Royal FamilyMonarchy of the United Kingdom


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