This or That: Domestic Cats Quiz Stats

Quiz Updated Aug 11, 2017

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The average heart rate of a cat is ____ than the average heart rate of a human. Higher
77.6%
Lower
20.5%
Cats can hear ____ sounds than humans can. Higher-pitched
77.5%
Lower-pitched
19.5%
While it was long believed that cats were domesticated in Egypt, recent research suggests that domestication actually occurred in: Other locations in the Middle East
75.5%
Northern Europe
24.2%
Their free-floating ____ bones give cats the ability to pass through any space that is large enough to accommodate their head. Clavicle
75.3%
Neck
22.3%
Cats are among the animals to have a tissue called the tapetum lucidum; this tissue allows them to: See in dim light
71.8%
Hear sounds that are imperceptible to humans
25.4%
Domestic cats have a gestation period of about ____ days. 65
71.5%
105
27.4%
Cats were first domesticated around ____ years ago. 10,000
70.9%
5,000
29%
Like their big cousins, domestic cats lack a particular receptor, and thus cannot taste ____ foods. Sweet
66.4%
Bitter
30.2%
Cats are unable to see colors. False
64.7%
True
32.7%
Domestic cats have approximately ____ genes. 20,000
50.3%
10,000
48%
While the average lifespan of indoor cats is 13-17 years, the world's oldest cat, Creme Puff, lived until the age of nearly: 40
44.1%
30
52.3%
The worldwide population of domestic cats has been estimated to be as high as: 600 million
36.1%
1 billion
63.2%

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