Cavy Breeds and Varieties

Many people don't know much about guinea pigs - aka cavies. Believe it or not, there are shows in which cavies are judged against a set standard and compete to win their classes.

This test will challenge your knowledge of the recognized breeds and varieties. You may want to study up a bit about ARBA and ACBA recognized breeds and varieties before attempting to take this 20-question quiz!

Created by: Storybook Cavies
  1. A White cavy can have:
  2. A REO cavy has:
  3. Which of the following is NOT yet recognized in the Self group?
  4. In the Tan group, the Blue is
  5. Which breed is the Tan recognized in?
  6. Which variety, when bred to another of the same variety, runs the risk of microphthalmic offspring?
  7. Which of the following breeds does not get points (in the SOP) for the head?
  8. The White Crested is recognized in which following variety?
  9. In the American Satin breed, how many points are allotted for sheen?
  10. Which breed is known to be extremely active and "likes to move"?
  11. Which of the following is not a recognized breed?
  12. Which of the following color combinations would not classify as Broken Color?
  13. Which of the following breeds requires the most grooming?
  14. How many points are allotted for the coat of a Silkie?
  15. Which of the following is a Texel's coat NOT judged on?
  16. Which breed is prone to gunky, crusty ears?
  17. Which breed is not shown on a show board?
  18. There are three areas in which the White Crested is allotted 20 points. Which of the following is NOT?
  19. Which of the following is not true?
  20. Which of the following is not an accepted coloration of the patches on a Dutch cavy?

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