The name fainting goat may seem a bit weird, but it's not some kind of animal joke. Take this quiz to learn more about the goats that faint.
Question 1 of 20
Why do these particular goats faint?
Question 2 of 20
What is myotonia congenita?
Question 3 of 20
What happens as the goats grow older?
Question 4 of 20
Technically how does myotonia congenita work?
Question 5 of 20
What gene is affected by myotonia congenita?
Question 6 of 20
What does this gene do?
Question 7 of 20
What relays brain's message for muscles to contract?
Question 8 of 20
What relays the relaxing message?
Question 9 of 20
How does myotonia congenita mess up the process?
Question 10 of 20
How much pain does the goat experience during a "fainting" episode.
Question 11 of 20
What does the Humane Society have to say about selective breeding of fainting goats?
Question 12 of 20
Is myotonia contagious?
Question 13 of 20
How well does the fainting goat survive in nature?
Question 14 of 20
What is unnatural selection?
Question 15 of 20
When did the myotonia congenita begin to emerge as a distinct breed?
Question 16 of 20
Why would a farmer raise a herd of fainting goats?
Question 17 of 20
Can the fainting goat be used for meat in light of the excessive muscular tensing?
Question 18 of 20
Why were fainting goats used at one time to accompany herds of sheep?
Question 19 of 20
What other purpose do fainting goats serve?
Question 20 of 20