小測驗 — 和 “動物” 有關的英語表達

Animals are all around us, whether in our homes or in the wild. How much do you know about the vocabulary and language of animals?
A quiz about animals.

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每年的十月四日是 “世界動物日 World Animal Day”,設定這一節日的初衷是倡導人們善待、關愛並保護動物。有不少英語表達中都包含和特定動物有關的詞語,但這些說法的含義通常出乎人們的意料。試做下面小測驗中的六道題目,看看你對六個常用 “動物” 詞彙的掌握程度。

1. Animals that are happy to be around humans are ______.

a) wild

b) tame

c) relaxed

d) friendly

2. Wild animals that are born in a park or zoo rather than in nature are born ______.

a) in captivity

b) on captivity

c) for captivity

d) of captivity

3. What do we call someone who studies animals?

a) a vet

b) an animalist

c) a zoologist

d) a botanist

4. Which is the animal idiom that means you’ve told a secret?

a) You’ve bet on the wrong horse!

b) You’re like a bull in a china shop!

c) You’ve let the cat out of the bag!

d) You’re barking up the wrong tree!

5. Which animal makes the sound ‘moo’?

a) a horse

b) a cow

c) a pig

d) a goat

6. What is the adjective for animals that live in or near water?

a) arboreal

b) domesticated

c) feral

d) aquatic

答案

1) b, 2) a, 3) c, 4) c, 5) b, 6) d.

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