Answers To Quiz Of The Month

Right Answers to Captive Elephants

This month no one has given all right answers, has given 7 right answers. Here are correct answers.

Right Answers to Captive Elephants

1.Elephants live more than 70 years in the wild. In captivity ( zoos) their life span is reduced to an average of …….
  • 50 years
  • 14 years
  • 30 years  

  • 2.The London Zoo recently closed down its 170 year old elephant exhibit due to
  • recognition that elephants deserve more than chains
  • the zookeeper being crushed to death
  • both the above reasons   

  • 3.Captivity in any form rob elephants of one of their most basic needs, namely……..
  • social companionship
  • space
  • natural food sources  

  • 4.Captive elephants in Assam have taken to begging on the streets due to ………
  • lack of timber transport work
  • returning to wild not possible as these are bred in captivity
  • both the above  

  • 5.The number of captive elephants in India is
  • 600
  • 3000
  • 6000  

  • 6.Among the 600 captive elephants in Kerala ……………. % are with private individuals.
  • 24%
  • 77%
  • 55%  

  • 7.Implantation of micro chips in the ear of captive elephants help the U.P Government ….
  • track the wherabouts of the elephant
  • keep a tab on the health of the elephant
  • help catch cheats who keep more than one elephant under a single ownership certificate.   

  • 8.To deal with 30 stressed and unhappy captive elephants in Delhi, ……
  • Anti depression drug `prozac` is being used
  • the elephants are made to work harder so they stop wallowing in self pity
  • An `elephant whisperer` from U.S has been employed  

  • 9.In 1882 P.T. Barnum purchased `Jumbo` and made him a star of his circus. Jumbo was an elephant from ….
  • India
  • Thailand
  • Africa  

  • 10.The largest number of captive elephants, 6800, are found in ………………
  • Thailand
  • Myanmar
  • SriLanka  

  • Please try our quiz for the current month on Non human primates

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