WDYK About Monkeys and Apes?

Primates, being monkeys and apes, represent several fascinating and incredibly intelligent species. In fact, they are our closest relatives in the animal kingdom. What do you know about these wicked smart animals?
 
 
What is the main criterion used to differentiate between monkeys and apes?
Apes don't have a tail
Apes don't have sharp teeth
Monkeys are all small
The shape of the head
 
 
What is the largest ape?
Gorilla
Orangutan
Chimpanzee
Gibbon
 
 
Which ape's name means "Forest Man"?
Orangutan
Chimpanzee
Gorilla
Bonobo
 
 
Which monkey has a venomous bite?
Slow Loris
Macaque
Marmoset
Tamarin
 
 
True or False: About 50% of Orangutans have multiple bone fractures from falling off trees
True
False
 
 
Most monkeys are active during...
The day
The night
After sunset
Just before sunrise
 
 
Most monkeys and apes are....
Omnivores
Insect eaters
Carnivores
Herbivores
 
 
True or false: Monkeys, but not apes, respond to tickling in a similar way to humans
It's the other way around, with apes showing a response to tickling that is quite similar to ours emotionally
False
True
 
 
An ape's sense of _______ is relatively weak
Smell
Sight
Taste
Touch
 
 
Which brain lobe is especially developed in apes?
Frontal
Temporal
Occipital
Parietal
 
 
True or false: Man is more genetically similar to gorillas than chimpanzees
False
True
 
 
According to scientists, which ape is the most intelligent?
Orangutan
Gorilla
Baboon
Gibbon
Much to Learn...
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