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How Much Do You Know About Hamsters?

Test your rodent know-how with this hamster quiz to end all hamster quizzes!

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Most pet hamsters originally came from… where?

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Hamsters are nocturnal. What does that mean?

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Which of these is NOT a real breed of hamster?

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As well as the usual seeds, grains and veg – hamsters in the wild also eat insects and other small animals. True or false?

5/15

Hamster or marshmallow?

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@banggood | giphy

Hamsters can run backwards. True or false?

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Hamsters have a pretty rubbish…what?

8/15

Hamster teeth stop growing when they become adults. True or false?

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Hamsters are rodents, which means they're related to other rodents like beavers. Which of these animals is NOT a rodent?

10/15

Where do hamsters usually live in the wild?

11/15

Hamster or dumpling?

12/15

Hamster comes from the German word "hamstern". What do you reckon hamstern means?

13/15

Hamsters are smarter than they look! Which of these things can they do?

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@gifbay | via giphy

Hamsters are illegal in Hawaii. True or false?

15/15

This is the European Hamster. Unfortunately, this species is now….what?

Oh no! Never mind… plenty more hamster quizzes where this one came from!

Not bad at all! You definitely know a few things about hamsters!

Nicely done! That's some good hamster knowledge you got there! Can you beat this score on another quiz?

YESSS! This hamster can barely believe her eyes! Is there anything about hamsters you DON'T know?