Lions Worksheet and Quiz

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The lion is the second largest cat in the world after the tiger. It is an apex predator as it resides at the top of the food chain. They usually hunt at night and their prey includes antelopes, wild hogs, buffaloes, zebras, rhinos, hippos, giraffes and crocodiles. Lions live in groups which are known as Prides.

NAME: …………………………………………

Date: …………………………….

Questions:

1. Lions belong to the ………………………… family.

2. A group of lions is known as a ………………..

3. Two lions greet each other by ………………………………………………………………….

4. When these big cats cannot find a prey, they have been known to eat ……………………….., ………………………….. and …………………………………..

5. ………………………………………….. is the only member of the big cat family which is bigger than a lion.

6. The manes of adult male lions serve the purpose of ………………………………………………………….

7. Lions use ………………………………………… to communicate with each other.

8. The heaviest lion on the record weighs ………………………………………..

9. Lions cool themselves off by …………………………………

10. A lion’s territory can be as large as ……………………………….

 

Answers:

1. Big cat2. Pride

3. Rubbing their heads together

4. Peanuts, fruits, rotten wood

5. Siberian Tiger

6. Making them look bigger and more fierce

7. Facial expressions

8. 826 pounds

9. Resting in shade

10. 100 square miles