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World’s First Pensions & Animals Quiz

Take a break from the hard slog of planning your retirement to scratch up on some really important facts. Do you know your alligators from your annuities? Can you spot the difference between a panda and a ponzi pension scheme?

For absolutely no reason, we’ve produced a pop-quiz combining pensions and animals.


Pensions & Animals, a quiz for factfans...

Pensions and animals have a lot in common. Take our Pensions & Animals quiz to learn more about your two favourite topics!

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Sea otters hold hands so that they don’t drift apart when they’re sleeping in water. How much in British pensions is currently ‘lost’, and left drifting, unclaimed?

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Trained pigeons can reportedly tell the difference between the paintings of Pablo Picasso and Claude Monet. Can you identify the correct pension acronym for SIPP below?

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Genuine cases of Numerophobia (the fear of numbers), Oneirophobia (the fear of dreams) or Teleophobia (the fear of making plans) are all good reasons for avoiding planning your retirement, but what is the fear of amphibians?

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The life expectancy of a Bornean Orangutan is 45 years. From what age would a 45 year old be able to claim their UK State Pension?

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A group of owls is called a parliament. Which key benefit to the UK State Pension is under constant review by parliament, with many expecting it to be removed?

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The average fox weighs 14 pounds. If a UK resident basic rate taxpayer contributed £14 into their pension, how much would they gain in tax relief?

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The Grey Headed Albatross can circle the globe in just 46 days. How long does a defined benefit pension member get as a pension transfer guarantee period

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There are around 1.4 billion insects per human on Earth, but how many pounds per Brit are there in a typical UK pension pot at retirement?

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Private pensions are available for loved ones free of tax for those who die before age 75, but what age is Jonathan, the World’s eldest (known) turtle?

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To maintain health, a wild lion can eat up to 43kg of meat in a day. What’s the best diet for your pension?

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The average score is 63%


Our pension and animal quiz for fact-fans

Life is all about balance. We’ve matched facts about some of the world’s most fascinating creatures, to facts about UK pensions and retirement planning. Think you know it all? This quiz will test even the most experienced quiz and fact fans.

Sound too good to be true? Take our pension & animal quiz and amaze yourself. Our quiz is completely free (because no one would pay) with instant online results (because it would be cruel to complicate things).

Scroll through the quiz results for each question to learn remarkable facts, ready to impress your friends. Then, get back to reading up about your pensions and working out when you can afford to quit work, for good.


Celebrate the weekend with our Pensions & Animals Quiz

Pension Transfer Personality Quiz

Take our free pension transfer personality quiz to find out if a pension transfer is right for you!

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How would you describe your investment or financial planning experience?

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Where will you live in retirement?

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What sort of taxpayer will you be in retirement?

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How would you describe your relationship with money and finances?

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Are your essential outgoings already covered by other retirement income?

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Will anyone else be reliant on your pension for their financial security?

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When you retire, will you need to withdraw a lump sum?

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Do you require ad-hoc access to your pension funds in retirement?

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How would your ideal retirement income be structured?

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If you died, who would you want to benefit from your pension money?

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