If We Give You 3 Animals, Can You Tell Us What They Have in Common?

By: Olivia Cantor
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About This Quiz

Only certified true-blue animal lovers could ace this test! Are you one of them? Then test yourself: We'll list down three animals, and find out what's common with them all. We'll throw in some pop culture fun in there for more adventure! Sounds simple enough? Then take the quiz and have fun guessing, experts!

A dog, a cat, and a hamster: What do they have in common, domestically speaking?

A dog, cat or a hamster could serve as pets for humans. That means taking care of them, and loving them well.

A bird, a fish, and a turtle: What do they have in common, birthday-wise?

A bird hatched from an egg. And so do (most) fish and turtles, even if they're all of varying species.

An anthropomorphized mouse, a duck, and a dog: What do they have in common?

Anthropomorphized means animatedly, they have human-like qualities. And an anthropomorphized mouse, duck, and dog are none other than Mickey, Donald, and Goofy -- thanks to Walt Disney!

Adelie, Emperor, and Humboldt: What do they have in common, species-wise?

Adelie, Emperor, and Humboldt are three types of penguins. Adelie can be found in the Antarctic while Humboldt are found in more tropical climates. By their very name, Emperors are known as the largest penguin species of all.

Great horned, Snowy, and Barn: What do they have in common, aside from big eyes?

Great horned, Snowy, and Barn are types of owls. Another thing they have in common is that they're all found in New Hampshire.

A goldfish, a seahorse, and an octopus: What containment situation do they have in common?

Goldfish are common home aquarium pets. But lately, even a small octopus and a seahorse can be considered aquarium pets.

A toco toucan, American white pelican, and a flamingo: What do they all have in common?

Birds with gorgeous beaks are aplenty in mother nature's garden. The toco toucan, American white pelican, and flamingo are but three of them.

A shrimp, a crab, and a mussel: What do they all have in common, in a foodie sense?

Some people can develop deadly allergic reactions to shellfish. Common examples of such creatures they avoid are shrimp, crabs, and mussels.

An orangutan, a tiger, and a poison frog: What do they all have in common?

Many of mother nature's creatures are colored orange. Can you imagine a tiger, an orangutan, and a poison frog sharing other characteristics? Thought not!

A turkey, a duck, and a chicken: What yummy thing do they all have in common?

Yes, the turducken is a thing! That's a turkey stuffed with a duck stuffed with a chicken -- all ready to be eaten.

Tuna, salmon, and eel: What do they all have in common, cuisine-wise?

Certified sushi and sashimi lovers know that tuna, salmon, and eel are staples of this type of Japanese cuisine. They usually come in a roll with rice, or "tied up" with seaweed and rice. Itadakimasu!

A mockingbird, a cuckoo, a seagull. What literary thing do they all have in common?

The common thing about these three interesting creatures is that they're part of book titles of great literary works. There's Harper Lee's famous novel, To Kill A Mockingbird, Ken Kesey's book, One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest, and the inspirational tome, Jonathan Livingston Seagull, by Richard Bach.

A koala, a Tasmanian devil, and a kangaroo. What d'ya reckon they have in common, mate?

Cute and popular animals like the koala, the Tasmanian devil, and, of course, the kangaroo, are animals that are native to Australia. But did you know that Australians also eat kangaroo meat? Must be jumpy!

A Bengal tiger, Asiatic lion, and Nilgiri tahr. What do they all have in common, location-wise?

Based on their names alone, that's a clue that these species are all found in the Asian subcontinent of India. The Bengal tiger is considered India's national animal, while a Nilgiri tahr is a rare species of mammals with hoofs. The Asian lion is also called the "Indian lion" because many are found there, especially In Gujarat.

A (crazy) coyote, a (fast) roadrunner, and a (wily crazy) bunny. What do they all have in common, pop culture-wise?

Adults today were happy kids growing up watching the Looney Tunes/Merrie Melodies cartoons. Some of the memorable characters there are Wile. E. Coyote, the Road Runner, and, of course, Bugs Bunny.

An ostrich, a giraffe, and a wildebeest. What do they have in common, continent-wise?

Interesting animals could be found in the very eclectic continent of Africa. You can go on an African safari and spot an ostrich, a giraffe, and a wildebeest there, from where they originated.

A horse, a crocodile, and a moose. What do they have in common, merchandise-wise?

You can actually find a horse, a crocodile, and a moose in famous clothing brand logos. That's Ralph Lauren's polo horse, Lacoste's crocodile, and the Abercrombie and Fitch's moose.

An anaconda, a python, and a cobra. What slinky slide-y thing do they have in common?

An anaconda, a python, and a cobra are different types of snakes. They vary in size and the poison they have in their systems.

A jaguar, a mustang, and a beetle. What do they all have in common, vehicle-wise?

Car enthusiasts know that a jaguar, a mustang, and a beetle are more than creatures from the animal kingdom. That's because they're also terms used to refer to cars, or as kinds/brands of cars: the Jaguar, the Ford Mustang, and the Volkswagen Beetle.

A German shepherd, a Labrador retriever, and a Yorkshire terrier all have this one thing in common. What is it?

A German shepherd, a Labrador retriever, and a Yorkshire terrier are all dogs. These are some of the most popular dog breeds in America.

The giant tortoise, the blue-footed booby, and Darwin’s finches are all creatures that can be found in one specific place on earth. Which island is this?

The Galapagos Islands is where Charles Darwin discovered many species and documented them for study. The giant tortoise and the blue-footed booby are but two samples of many species, plus, of course, the finches named after the legendary biologist.

Dolphins, cardinals, and seahawks. What do these animals have in common?

American football enthusiasts know dolphins, cardinals, and sea hawks are also collectively included as names of NFL teams. There's the Miami Dolphins, the Arizona Cardinals, and the Seattle Seahawks. Fun, huh!

A Cornish Rex, a Siamese, and a Maine Coon. What do these furry creatures have in common?

A Cornish Rex, a Siamese, and a Maine Coon are all cat breeds. There are so many more, actually.

Bulls, raptors, and bucks. What do these animals have in common?

NBA fans know bulls, raptors, and bucks are more than animals -- they're also part of NBA team names. That's the Chicago Bulls, the Toronto Raptors, and the Milwaukee Bucks.

A yak, an elephant, and a rhinoceros. What do they have in common, dietary-wise?

Yes, even some animals are vegetarians. They are called herbivores. The yak, the elephant, and the rhinoceros are only three examples of many herbivores.

Even an ant, a frog, and a spider have something heroic in common. What is this commonality, comics-wise?

An ant, a frog, and a spider could become heroes, specifically Marvel superheroes. That's Ant-Man, Frog-Man, and, of course, Spiderman to you.

What do frogs, toads, and salamanders have in common?

Frogs, toads, and salamanders are examples of amphibians. An amphibian is a cold-blooded type of creature.

Even a bat, a cat, and a hawk can band together and fight bad guys, sort of. What do these animals have in common?

A bat, a cat, and a hawk can harmoniously live together -- and fight crime -- in the DC Comics universe, at least. So that's Batman, Catwoman, and Hawkman.

A rat, a squirrel, and a porcupine. What do these mammals have in common?

A rodent is a mammal that likes to chew or gnaw. A rat, a squirrel, and a porcupine are the common types of rodents, aside from the common mouse.

A phoenix, a hydra, and a unicorn. What do these creatures have in common?

Many mythologies of the world also create specific creatures that are mythical, meaning they're not real. So the phoenix bird, the four-headed hydra serpent, and the pretty horse-like figure unicorn are not real. Sorry to burst your bubble!

A grizzly, a polar, an Asian black. What do these three huge animals have in common?

There are different types of bears. The most popular ones are the grizzly bear, the polar bear, and the Asian black bear. But there are many more!

A black widow spider, a panther, and a hawk can actually band together and, well, fight together. What do they have in common, according to the Marvel Comics universe?

Some of the members of Marvels', The Avengers, are inspired from animals and their corresponding characteristics. There's the courageous femme fatale Black Widow, the sharpshooting Hawkeye, and the stealthy Black Panther.

There's the bald type, the crown type, and the golden type. What kind of flying creatures are these?

There are many types of eagle species all over the world. Some of the most recognizable are the bald eagle, the crown eagle, and the golden eagle.

The Andean Condor, the piranha, and the llama are very cool animals that have one geographical thing in common. What is that?

South America has a very diverse ecosystem that's home to many animals not usually found anywhere else. That includes the majestic bird Andean Condor, the dangerous fish piranha, and the reliable domestic animal called llama.

A wolverine, a saber-toothed cat, and a sly kitty all have one thing in common, comics-wise. What do you think that is?

Yes, a wolverine is an animal, and so is a saber-toothed cat, and, of course, a cute kitty. But they're also the basis for characters of the X-Men universe: Wolverine, Kitty Pryde, and Sabretooth.

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