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Quiz - Are you an expert on bears?

12. How many bears are there thought to be in Slovakia?
1200 - 1400
600 - 800
200 - 400
16. What is hibernation?
losing weight in winter
winter rest
winter tiredness
4. What does it mean when a bear stands on its hind legs?
it wants to attack
it wants to scare us
it is looking around and sniffing
11. What is the main component of the brown bear's diet?
small mammals
fruit and plants
chamois
2. What species of bear lives in Slovakia?
black bear
brown bear
spectacled bear
3. Which part of bears has been used in traditional medicine?
paws
ears
gall bladder
14. What weight do adult male bears reach in Slovakia?
140 - 320 kg
320 - 500 kg
100 - 200 kg
13. Why do bears sleep in winter?
they're tired
it's cold outside
there isn't enough food
20. What is a great threat to bears in Slovakia?
destruction of the places where they live
not enough animals for them to eat
over-population
10. How many years can a bear live to in the wild?
20 - 30
30 - 40
40 - 50
1. What type of fish do grizzlies and Kodiak bears catch a lot of?
carp
salmon
shark
5. What should you do to avoid meeting a bear in dense forest?
talk
shout
play music
19. How often do female bears have young?
once a year
every 4 years
every 2-3 years
18. In which period are bear cubs born?
March - April
January - February
September - October
7. In which regions of Slovakia do bears not occur?
Záhorie
Liptov
Orava
8. Which kind of bear is the biggest?
grizzly
Kodiak
black bear
15. When and why do bears become habituated to people?
if they like people
if they attack people
if they get used to people
17. What should you do if a bear attacks?
lie down, don't move
shout and wave your arms
run away fast
6. How should you behave if you meet a bear at a short distance?
throw stones at it
run downhill
quietly and slowly retreat
9. Which of a bear's senses is the best?
sight
taste
smell