Parrots Quiz

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Are you a real parrot lover? Take our Parrot Quiz and see how much you know about these well-loved birds.

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True or False?

1. Parrots are playful, intelligent and curious birds with reasoning abilities similar to that of a toddler.

 True

 False

 

2. In captivity, some parrots can live to be older than 80 years of age.

 True

 False

 

3. All parrot species live in tropical climates.

 True

 False

 

4. Keas, the smart and curious Alpine parrots, love to investigate bags and steal items.

 True

 False

 

5. Parrots mate faithfully for life.

 True

 False

 

6. Cockatoos can never be blue or green in color.

 True

 False

 

7. The big, heavy, nocturnal Kakapo is the only parrot in the world that cannot fly.

 True

 False

 

8. Parrots can mimic any sound except object-generated sounds.

 True

 False

 

9. Parrots may prefer to use one foot over the other. They will use this preferred feet like we use our hand – to grasp food and eat.

 True

 False

 

10. It was only during the 20th century that parrots were kept as pets.

 True

 False




Answers to Parrot Quiz:

1. True. Research showed that parrots seemed to possess human-like reasoning skills – the same reasoning abilities as 3 to 4-year old children.
2. True. Parrots’ lifespan is long and can go beyond 80 years.
3. False. Kea parrots live in the snowy mountains of New Zealand.
4. True.
5. True.
6. True. They do not have the blue and green feather color composition.
7. True.
8. False. A parrot’s “talking” usually consist of imitations of all kinds of sounds including creaking doors, knock at a door, animal sounds and spoken words.
9. True.
10. False. The Greeks kept parrots as pets. As early as 400 BC, parrots were being kept as companion animals. Aristotle, Marco Polo, Roman Emperor Frederick II, King Henry VIII of England, Queen Isabella, Marie Antoinette had parrots as their pet, too.

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