What is the name of the Egyptian goddess with a cat's
a) Bastet b) Isis c) Hathor
Which big cat gives its name to a major manufacturer in
the sports world?
a) Panther b) Cheetah c) Puma
Teddy Roosevelt's cat had a deformity. What was it?
a) Kink-tail b) Polydactyly c) Hairlessness
Who invented the cat flap?
a) Thomas Edison b) Sir Isaac Newton c) George Washington
Which make of car is named after a South American big
a) Civet b) Serval c) Jaguar
Which part of a cat's body is ridged in a unique pattern,
like the fingerprint of a human?
a) The paw pad b) The nose pad c) The inner ear
How many teeth does a cat have?
a) 26 b) 28 c) 30
The cat is one of only three animals which, when walking,
move both their left feet, then both their right feet.
What are the other two?
a) Giraffe and camel b) Dog and bison c) Palomino and
Who wrote The Cat that Walked by Himself?
a) Ernest Hemingway b) Willa Cather c) Rudyard Kipling
What is the scientific name for a cat's whiskers?
a) Hypochaeris radicata b) Vibrissae c) Epioblasma
What type of cat starred in both Diamonds are Forever
and A Clockwork Orange?
a) A Sealpoint Siamese b) A Chinchilla Persian c) A Cymric
Who played Catwoman in the 1990's Batman movies?
a) Halle Berry b) Michelle Pfeiffer c) Sharon Stone
Which film, hugely successful in the early 1960's and
remade many years later, featured a trek across Canada
by a cat and two dogs?
a) The Truth About Cats and Dogs b) The Adventures
of Milo and Otis c) The Incredible Journey
Who said: "If a man could be crossed with the cat,
it would improve man but deteriorate the cat."
a) Mark Twain b) Charles Darwin c) John Grisham
Who said: Even the smallest feline is a work of
a) Louis Wain b) Leonardo da Vinci c) Pablo Picasso
Who said: "All dogs look up to you, all cats look
down to you, only a pig looks at you as an equal."
a) Bill Clinton b) Winston Churchill c) Bugs Bunny
Who said: "No matter how much cats fight, there always
seem to be plenty of kittens."
a) Alfred Kinsey b) Queen Victoria c) Abraham Lincoln
Who wrote Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats,
on which Andrew Lloyd-Webber's hugely successful musical,
Cats, is based?
a) T S Eliot b) Erskine Caldwell c) Eugene Field
What does this quotation describe: "and this time
it vanished quite slowly, beginning with the end of the
tail, and ending with the grin, which remained some time
after the rest of it had gone."
a) Schroedinger's Cat b) The Cat Who Said Cheese
by Lilian Jackson Braun c) The Cheshire Cat in Alice
in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
Which author had a replica of their English house built
in Italy so that his cat, Foss, would not be put out by
a) James Barclay b) Edward Lear c) Samuel Beckett
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