Penguin Trivia!


Sophia Prossilis, Editor

1. Penguins live in all of the following places, except:

a. Antarctica

b. South Africa

c. The North Pole

d. Argentina 


2. What is the tallest penguin species?

a. King penguin

b. Emperor penguin

c.  Macaroni penguin

d. Great penguins


3. How much does the smallest penguin, the Little penguin, weigh?

a. 2.20 pounds

b. 1.50 pounds

c. 6 pounds

d. 10 pounds


4. What can’t penguins do?

a. Walk

b. Run

c. Swim

d. Fly


5. True or false: Penguins swallow small pebbles or rocks to reduce  buoyancy when diving.

a. True

b. False


6. True or false: The mother Emperor penguin incubates the egg once hatched and produces milk.

a. True

b. False


7. True or false: Penguins do not have teeth.

a. True

b. False


8. What is the fastest underwater bird?

a. Chinstrap penguin

b. Crested penguin

c. Magellanic penguin

d. Gentoo Penguin


9. What does the male penguin give to the female in order to court her?

a. Fish

b. Pebbles

c. Krill

d. Grass


10. How many of the eighteen penguin species are currently endangered?

a. 2

b. 3

c. 5

d. 10


For the answers to this trivia, please refer to “Penguin Trivia Answers”