The Big Quiz of Cats: Round one


Put your knowledge of all things cat to the test...

1. True or false, cats sleep on average between 12-16 hours per day?


2. In the hit movie of the musical ‘Cats’ which music star plays to the role of cat Bombalurina?

A) Lady Gaga

B) Taylor Swift

C) Beyonce

D) Jessie J


3. What is the name of the Downing Street cat who has often hit the headlines and is affectionately given the moniker of Chief Mouser to the Cabinet Office?

A) Harry

B) Larry

C) Garry

D) Barry


4. Complete the name of this hit film and book about a cat who befriends former homeless man James Bowen. ‘A Street Cat Named____’?

A) Bob

B) Roger

C) Arthur

D) George


5. According to the English proverb, how many lives does a cat have?

A) 9

B) 10

C) 11

D) 12


6. There are lots of Guinness World Records for cats. What is the world record for the longest jump by a domestic cat?

A) 63.36 centimetres

B) 113.36 centimetres

C) 163.36 centimetres

D) 213.36 centimetres


7. What is the name of the pet cat of Argus Filch, the grumpy caretaker in the Harry Potter stories?

A) Mrs Norris

B) Fluffy

C) Grinch

D) Miss Perfect


8. The 1965 song ‘What’s New Pussycat?’ was a hit for which artist?

A) Elvis Presley

B) Paul McCartney

C) Tom Jones

D) Donny Osmond


9. Which pedigree cat breed is described by the Great Cat Council Fancy (GCCF) as: “The ultimate glamour puss which can be found in a huge array of colours and patterns. Its long, luxuriant, flowing coat comes in a myriad of colours and its pansy-like face with big round copper, green, or blue eyes is open and sweet”?

A) Spynx

B) Cornish Rex

C) Chartreux

D) Persian


10. According to PDSA research, how many pet cats are there in the UK? 5.9 million or 10.9 million?



10: Purrfect! You’re the cat that got the cream.

8-9: Top cat!

6-7: Grinning like a Cheshire cat!

3-5: Feline good!

0-2: Room for improvement!

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1. True, 2. B, 3. B, 4. A, 5. A, 6. D, 7. A, 8. C 9. D, 10. 10.9 million.