Mysterious Creatures

Mysterious Creatures

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1.

What is the term for the study of hidden animals?

Biocryptology
Cryptozoology
Mystobiology
Cryptobiology
I don't know
2.

In what country do native legends speak of the monstrous "Mokele-mbembe", a reddish-brown reptilian creature the size of an elephant that lives underwater?

Brazil
Tasmania
Republic of Congo
Indonesia
I don't know
3.

What is the "Almas"?

The Siberian counterpart of Bigfoot/Sasquatch
A Mexican monster/dog that steals children
The South African counterpart of the Loch Ness monster
The Swedish counterpart of werewolves
I don't know
4.

The legend of werewolves has been explained as a psychiatric condition in which a person believes s/he is a wolf. What is this condition called?

loupophrenia
caninolopis
canine dementia
lycanthropy
I don't know
5.

The "chupacabra" is a legendary creature said to kill animals in Puerto Rico and Mexico. What is the English name for this creature?

goat sucker
devil's dog
sheep slicer
death dog
I don't know
6.

Stories from Norway dating back as far as the twelfth century talk about the "Kraken", which were:

Giant squid
Mermaids
Giant eels
Water lizards
I don't know
7.

For years scientists brushed aside stories from native pygmies of the Congo about a creature called the Okapi. In 1900 the explorer Sir Harry Johnson proved its existence and now it can be found in zoos around the world. What does it look like?

A cross between a lizard and a fish
A cross between a zebra and a giraffe
A cross between a cat and a monkey
A cross between a wolf and a rabbit
I don't know
8.

Which of the following creatures was unknown to zoologists before 1912?

Hippopotamus
Panda Bear
Komodo Dragon
Electric Eel
I don't know
9.

Where would one find "Bunyips", creatures that (according to native legends) cause nocturnal terror by eating people or animals?

Australian Outback
Haiti
Alaska
Poland
I don't know
10.

In 1938 a fish that was thought to have gone extinct with the dinosaurs was discovered in the Comoros Islands. What is the name of this fish?

The Odontaspis ferox
The Prionace glauca
The Coelacanth
The Squatina
I don't know
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