Over the next few weeks there will be a regular posting of ‘lion related’ questions for you to test your knowledge. The answers will be given when a new question is posed. Thanks to Ian Jones for supplying the quiz.
- The number 1 ranking pub name in the UK is ‘The Red Lion. What place does ‘The White Lion’ have in the ranking; is it 4th, 14th,or 21st? Answer : 21st
2. What is the latin word for lion? Answer : Leo
3. What is the name of the lion in ‘The Chronicles of Narnia’? Answer: Aslam
4. What is the average time a lion spends sleeping in a day? Answer: 20 hours.
5. Which film features ‘The Cowardly Lion? Answer: Wizard of Oz
6. What is another name for a North American Mountain Lion? Answer: Cougar
7. Which King was named ‘lionheart’? Answer: Richard the 1st.
8.What the collective noun for a group of lions? Answer: Pride
9. Who killed the ‘Nemean’ lion in Greek mythology? Answer: Hercules.
10. How many teeth does a lion have? Is it 30, 36 or 42? Answer: 30
11. In Africa, what is the lion’s greatest enemy ( excluding man) ? Answer: Hyenas
12. A lion’s eyesight is how many times better than a human’s? Is it 3, 5 or 7? Answer: 7
13. What was the cross-eyed lion called in the 1965 film? Answer: Clarence
14. How many lions feature on the England football shirt? Answer: 3
15. What is the offspring of a male tiger and a female lion called? Answer: Tigron
16. British and Irish Lions is the Rugby Union team chosen from the national sides of which countries? Answer: England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland.
17. How many lions are there in the world today? Is it less than 40,000 or less than 50,000? Answer: Less than 40,000.
18. In which year was ‘The White Lion’ Hankelow used for the inquest of the murder of George Morrey by John Lomas? Answer: 1812
19. A lion’s roar can be heard from how far away; is it 1 mile, 3 miles or 5 miles? Answer: 5 miles.
20. What is the average lifespan of a lion in captivity, is it 10 years, 20 years or 30 years? Answer: 30 years.