Test your movie knowledge with this animal-centric quiz

Groundhog Day
Columbia Pictures

Think you know all the animals in 'The Lion King'? Understand the math behind 'Groundhog Day'? Then prove your smarts with our quiz about movies that have animals in the name!

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teen wolf
In the 1985 hit ‘Teen Wolf,’ what is the name of the high school basketball team that Michael J. Fox’s character plays for?

Fox's character Scott Howard sinks the winning shot for the Beavers against the rival Dragons.

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The 2013 surprise blockbuster ‘Sharknado’ featured sharks thrown from the sky via a powerful waterspout. In 1887, what carnivore actually fell from the sky in Kentucky?

The New York Times reported on a farm owner’s discovery of alligators up to 12 inches long, dropped in that unlikely location by a waterspout.

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the birds
Universal Pictures
In Alfred Hitchcock's ‘The Birds,’ what bird is shown making the first attack?

Melanie Daniels, played by Tippi Hedren, is attacked by a seagull after she drops off a pair of lovebirds for a new acquaintance.

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groundhog day
Columbia Pictures
According to director Harold Ramis, what’s the estimated number of years Bill Murray spent repeating Feb. 2 in the film ‘Groundhog Day’?

Ramis estimates it took Murray 30 to 40 years to acquire his myriad of talents. According to an in-depth investigation by the site WhatCulture, Murray spent 12,395 days trapped in Feb. 2 (or 33 years and 350 days).

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dances with wolves
Orion Pictures
In the 1990 Academy Award-winning film ‘Dances with Wolves,’ what is the name of the wolf that Kevin Costner befriends?

Two Socks was actually played by two wolves, Buck and Teddy. They were on set at all times during production.

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crocodile dundee
Paramount Pictures
Released in 1986, ‘Crocodile Dundee’ earned the second-highest gross of the year in the U.S. after which film?

‘Top Gun’ was the top grossing film of 1986 with $179 million to ‘Crocodile Dundee’s’ $174 million.

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death's head moth
Creative Commons
The death's-head hawkmoth (pictured here) was made famous by what film?

This species of moth is famous for its vaguely human skull-shaped pattern of markings on the thorax. It was featured on the main poster for the 1991 thriller ‘The Silence of the Lambs.’

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rise of the planet of the apes
20th Century Fox
In the film ‘Rise of the Planet of the Apes,’ the drug that gives Caesar his superintelligence was created by what fictional company?

ALZ-112 is created by Gen-Sys as a means of treating brain disorders such as Alzheimer’s. The drug’s successor, ALZ-113, spreads as a virus and ends up wiping out a large portion of the human race. The sequel, 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes,' sees Caesar as the leader of the ape uprising.

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batman begins
Warner Bros.
All of the title tracks on the 'Batman Begins' soundtrack feature the Latin names of what?

With titles like 'Vespertilio' and 'Nycteris,' even the soundtrack to the movie was focused on the flying creatures.

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The Lion King
What kind of primate is the wise Rafiki (pictured here) from Disney’s ‘The Lion King’?

Rafiki, adviser to Mufasa, is a mandrill. The world’s largest monkey (and one of its most colorful), the mandrill has an omnivorous diet that consists mostly of fruits and insects.

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