White Rhinoceros Types: Southern White & Northern White


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Which of the following is true about the northern white rhinoceros?

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1. The white rhino is one of how many rhino species?

2. The name of the white rhino comes from the Afrikaans word _____ meaning _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The questions in this multiple-choice quiz and worksheet will assess your knowledge concerning different types of white rhinos. For instance, you should be familiar with the number of rhino species that exist, where white rhinos are currently found, and more.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be quizzed on the following:

  • A key fact about northern white rhinos
  • The number of rhino species that exist
  • The Afrikaans word from which the white rhino gets its name
  • How much male and female rhinos weigh
  • Countries where southern white rhinos are currently found

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about the number of rhino species that exist
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on white rhinos
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about the location of southern white rhinos and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Keep studying this topic with the lesson titled White Rhinoceros Types: Southern White & Northern White. Below are examples of what you can expect to find in this lesson:

  • The appearance of white rhinos
  • Distinctions between northern and southern white rhinos
  • The gestation period of female rhinos
  • Protection and management of southern white rhinos