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Lions Quiz

Lions Quiz

How much do you know about this big cat? Play our quiz and see if you're a ROAR-ing success!

Male lion bares his fangs

1.) Question 1

A lion's roar can heard from how far away?

Male lion roars
  1. 500 metres
  2. 1 mile
  3. 5 miles

2.) Question 2

On average, how long do lions live for in the wild?

A lion cub
  1. Up to 14 years
  2. Up to 20 years
  3. Up to 30 years

3.) Question 3

Lions are the only wild cats to live in *

  1. groups
  2. houses
  3. trees

4.) Question 4

When do lions do most of their hunting?

A male lion
  1. In the morning
  2. At night
  3. In the afternoon

5.) Question 5

Which activity do lions spend more time doing than any other animal in Africa?

A female lion
  1. Swimming
  2. Sleeping
  3. Playing


  1. A lion's roar is so loud it can be heard from up to 5 miles away!
  2. Lions in the wild can usually live for up to 14 years. Those in captivity generally live for much longer.
  3. Lions are the only wild cats to live in groups, or prides.
  4. Lions have really sensitive eyes so they can go hunting for food at night time.
  5. Lions spend more time sleeping than any other animal in Africa.

Your Score

0 - 1 : A CAT-astrophe!

2 - 3 : Nearly PURR-fect

4 - 5 : Wow, a ROAR-ing success!