Page updated in September 2022
Audio Quiz: Ben hat ein Haustier
Ben’s cat is not just a pet. She is also a friend.
A very short cat story, kindly recorded by Carolina Seez
Quiz: Die Namen der Tiere 🔵 🔴 🟢
The pins are colour-coded so that you learn the genders along with the names.
- Masculine Nouns 🔵
- der Frosch – frog
- der Hund – dog
- der Löwe – lion
- der Marienkäfer – ladybird / ladybug
- der Papagei – parrot
- der Schmetterling – butterfly
- Feminine Nouns 🔴
- die Biene – bee
- die Eidechse – lizard
- die Katze – cat
- die Kuh – cow
- die Maus – mouse
- die Schlange – snake
- die Ziege – goat
- Neuter Nouns 🟢
- das Huhn – hen
- das Kamel – camel
- das Meerschweinchen
- das Pferd – horse
- das Schaf – sheep
- das Schwein – pig
All the animal names in this puzzle are listed alphabetically in the help section, which you can access by clicking on the . Each clue has a first letter hint.
Learn or revise the names of animals in German.
A Fill the Blank Quiz: Sara möchte eine Ratte als Haustier
Sara wants a rat for a pet, but her family already has a cat.
This is a true story in German based on my daughter’s childhood.
Multiple Choice Quiz: Tiere und Tierkinder
Learn the names for animals and their young in German, as well as some terms for animal groups, such as marsupials (Beuteltiere), mammals (Säugetiere) and reptiles (Kriechtiere).
Match Pin and Label Quiz: Körperteile von Tieren auf Deutsch
This quiz will help you to learn the names of animal body parts in German. After completing it, you’ll be able to say “curly tail”, “whiskers”, “udder” and “mane” in German. You’ll be ready to book a farm stay in Germany, Austria or Switzerland.
Multiple Choice Quiz: Tierische Ausdrücke auf Deutsch | Animal Expressions in German
This quiz is for intermediate to advanced learners or adventurous beginners. The questions are all in German, but the help section (click on the ) provides English translations.