70+ Dog Breed Quiz Questions For The Canine Lovers

Are you the leader of the pack? Test your K9 knowledge of dog breeds with this awesome dog quiz. This dog trivia will leave you barking for more.

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Humans and dogs have a long history — from the time we were hunter-gatherers to the times of great civilization, our canine friends have got our backs. To show respect for their devotion and loyalty, with wagging tails and puppy-eyed enthusiasm, we challenge you to this amazing dog trivia. Can you fetch top scores?

Dog Trivia

In ancient Egypt, if you were bitten by a rabid dog, what would people encourage you to do to avoid contracting the disease? Hint: This remedy involves consuming a specific part of the dog and wearing another part on your body.

a) Eat the dog's meat and pray to the Dog Goddess

b) Eat the dog's eyeball and wash the wound with its blood

c) Eat the dog's bladder and put its poop in your pocket

d) Eat the dog's liver and tie its tooth to your arm

Answer: d) Eat the dog's liver and tie its tooth to your arm

Which breed is the world's only hairless dog? Hint: This breed originates from Africa.

a) Basenji

b) Saluki

c) Borzoi

d) Xoloitzcuintli (previously mentioned as Gaga)

Answer: a) Basenji

Among the following, which is considered the most intelligent dog breed? Hint: This breed is known for its curly coat.

a) Afghan Hound

b) Basenji

c) Poodle

d) Chihuahua

Answer: c) Poodle

Which historical figure founded and named the city Peritas in memory of his beloved dog? Hint: This person was a famous conqueror.

a) Henry I of England

b) William I of Scotland

c) Charles I of Spain

d) Alexander the Great

Answer: d) Alexander the Great

In which part of the world were the oldest known dog bones discovered? Hint: This continent is known as the cradle of civilization.

a) Europe

b) America

c) Asia

d) Africa

Answer: d) Africa

What breed of dog have some insurance companies characterized as the number one "Bad Dog," which may cause the owner's homeowner insurance costs to increase? Hint: This breed is often associated with dog fighting.

a) Pit Bull

b) Akita

c) Dalmatian

d) Beagle

Answer: a) Pit Bull

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How many spots do Dalmatian puppies have at birth? Hint: The spots develop later as the puppies grow.

a) One

b) Two

c) Three

d) None. They are completely white.

Answer: d) None. They are completely white.

Humans have as many as 9,000 taste buds. How many do dogs have? Hint: The number is significantly lower than humans.

a) 1,700

b) 2,500

c) 5,000

d) 10,000

Answer: a) 1,700

What did Ancient Egyptians do when their dog passed away? Hint: This mourning practice involved altering their appearance.

a) Shave their eyebrows and paint their face in three colors

b) Shave their eyebrows and smear mud in their hair

c) Shave the dog's tail and ears

d) Just bury the dog next to the house

Answer: b) Shave their eyebrows and smear mud in their hair

What is the breed and name of the Taco Bell dog? Hint: This breed is the smallest in the world.

a) Chihuahua, Tiger

b) Chihuahua, Gidget

c) Miniature Pinscher, Gidget

d) Miniature Pinscher, Gadget

Answer: b) Chihuahua, Gidget

Which breed of dog is best at hearing subsonic sounds? Hint: This breed is often used as a sled dog.

a) Alaskan Malamute

b) Siberian Husky

c) Saint Bernard

d) American Pit Bull Terrier

Answer: b) Siberian Husky

Where are a dog's sweat glands located? Hint: Dogs primarily use panting to cool down.

a) On their skin

b) Between their paws

c) On their tongue

d) At the tip of their tail

Answer: b) Between their paws

How many eyelids do dogs have? Hint: Dogs have an additional eyelid called the "nictitating membrane" or "third eyelid."

a) One

b) Two

c) Three

d) Four

Answer: c) Three

Dog Quiz Questions

Which breed holds the title of being the smallest dog breed in the world? Hint: This tiny breed is named after a Mexican state.

Answer: Chihuahua

What was the motivation behind Thomas Jefferson's implementation of a dog licensing law? Hint: It was intended to protect a particular type of livestock.

Answer: To protect sheep from dog attacks.

What inspired the name of the iconic Greyhound Bus? Hint: The name is derived from a feature of the bus's appearance.

Answer: The bus's sleek, grey appearance, resembled a Greyhound dog.

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Approximately how many dogs are kept as pets in the United States? Hint: The number is in the millions.

Answer: Around 90 million dogs.

In the 17th century, a cosmetic called "puppy water" was popular. What was the main ingredient used in this concoction? Hint: It's an animal byproduct.

Answer: Puppies' urine.

Which dog breeds are commonly considered to be the smartest? Hint: One breed is often used as a service dog, while the other is known for its curly coat.

Answer: Border Collie and Poodle.

Most dogs possess four toes on each foot. However, a certain breed has six toes on each foot. Which breed is this? Hint: This dog hails from a Scandinavian country and is known for its unique hunting abilities.

Answer: Norwegian Lundehund.

On average, how long does it take for a puppy to open its eyes after birth? Hint: It's typically between one and two weeks.

Answer: 10-14 days.

What does the term 'wagometer' refer to? Hint: It's a device that measures a particular canine behavior.

Answer: A device that measures a dog's tail wagging.

Most dogs have pink tongues, but a few breeds do not. Which dog breeds have differently colored tongues? Hint: One breed is known for its protective nature, while the other is a large, fluffy breed from Asia.

Answer: Chow Chow and Chinese Shar-Pei.

Among the five senses, which one does a puppy experience first? Hint: This sense is related to touch.

Answer: Sense of touch.

What is the name of the first dog in space? Hint: The dog was a Soviet space pioneer.

Answer: Laika.

The Poodle breed is famous for its peculiar haircuts. What is the original purpose behind these funny haircuts? Hint: It has to do with the breed's water-related activities.

Answer: To keep the dog's joints warm and protected while swimming and hunting in water.

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In terms of hearing ability, which species has the upper hand: dogs or humans? Hint: One species can hear frequencies up to 60,000 Hz.

Answer: Dogs.

Are dogs considered vegetarians? Hint: Think about their natural diet in the wild.

Answer: No, dogs are omnivores.

What was the name of the first guide dog in the United States? Hint: The dog shares its name with a famous composer.

Answer: Buddy, also known as Morris Frank.

Which canine contestant secured victory in the World's Ugliest Dog 2018 contest? Hint: The dog is an English Bulldog.

Answer: Zsa Zsa.

In 2017, which dog names topped the popularity charts? Hint: One name is gender-neutral, while the other is traditionally female.

Answer: Max and Bella.

How many times are dogs mentioned in the Bible? Hint: The number is between 10 and 50.

Answer: 14 times.

What are the most popular dog breeds in the United States? Hint: One breed is known for its loyalty and another for its intelligence.

Answer: Labrador Retriever, German Shepherd, and Golden Retriever.

Which category of dog breeds tends to mature faster: smaller or larger breeds? Hint: Consider the overall lifespan of these breeds.

Answer: Smaller breeds.

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