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Pop Quiz: Match the animals to their collective noun.


  1. Butterflies
  2. Cats
  3. Crocodiles
  4. Ferrets
  5. Hyenas
  6. Larks
  7. Gorillas
  8. Eels
  9. Flamingoes
  10. Dolphins
  11. Owls
  12. Trout
  13. Zebras
  14. Snails
  15. Quail
  16. Crows
  17. Monkeys
  18. Jellyfish
  19. Hedgehogs
  20. Prostitutes


k. Kaleidoscope

s. Clowder

h. Bask

d. Busyness

f. Cackle

e. Exultation

g. Band

c. Bed

m. Flamboyance

n. Pod

a. Parliament

l. Hover

i. Dazzle

j. Escargatoire

o. Covey

r. Murder

q. Barrel

p. Fluther

b. Array

t. Anthology of pros.

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  1. Allison Everett

    Love me some collective nouns. I was looking up one for alligators the other day. I like making them up. A squish of armadillos, a cluster of managers, a buttload of proctologists. I’m leaving now…

  2. Jay

    Some of these are just so poetic.

  3. Ann Koplow

    The way you ordered these lists for your fluther of readers made this quiz so easy, Chris, that I cackled in exultation. Thanks for another dazzling post.

    1. Christopher Waldrop (Post author)

      And thank you for another dazzling comment added to your clowder of comments.


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