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36 Zoologist Interview Questions

Question 1 of 36
Why are you the best zoologist for us?
User-Submitted Answers
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I have had an intense dedication to animals for most of my life, working in stables, farms and veterinary practices, and I am enthralled by animal behaviour. I work hard to achieve any goal I a set.
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Because I took all the classes in high school and in colleadge.
3.
I am now whos worki in zoology.
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Are there any animals you are not willing to work with.
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Bcoz I have a beautiful explaining power.& I have a great passion to know about animals behaviour their habit like & dislikes .
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So I could bring the company to a higher position.
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Toads. Ill will work with them but I will not hold them.
8.
I have a degree from reputed institute. I have a CSIR JRF fellowship. And I am an easy learner.
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Because I am good with any animal and I love had plenty of knowledge.
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I have laid my foundation in zoology since my graduation with Zoology Hons and continued this legacy by studying and experiencing through my post graduate, M Phil and PhD research and teaching experience with life sciences, zoology/animal sciences and biotechnology since last 23 years after 1993. I hope, this has equipped me in the best way to a right candidate for the current interview.
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Question 2 of 36
What areas could you improve upon to be a better zoologist?
User-Submitted Answers
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Study a wider range of species. Until now I have focused mainly on mammals, but would love to study reptiles and amphibians. I had a taste for it in ZSL Zoo Academy last year, and wish to continue my education in this field.
2.
I want to go to the point where I start eating the animals.
3.
How to stay alive when working with dangerous animals.
4.
Off course the magical term DNA leading genetics. My aim should be like to make a person atbest invitro & to have so recombinants which will be blessing for the world of zoology.
5.
My animal physiology is slightly weak. I think I have to work on that.
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I can improve in areas like animal cytogenetics, molecular biology, carp and mammalian genetics, animal biotechnology and genetic engineering.
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Take in hurt animals andheal them.
8.
Love working with animals.
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I need to improve my practical skills and widen my knowledge.
10.
Becoming more familiar with the animals and their anatomy.
Question 3 of 36
For the purpose of training and zoology exposure, are you willing to travel, if required?
User-Submitted Answers
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I am willing to travel, and have no objections to this: however I do have dietary requirements, keeping strictly kosher. If these requirement are set though, I would be pleased to work abroad.
2.
Yes I enjoy traveling why do ask.
3.
Of course. I love outing & enjoying nature & realising the animals live. Its a matter of chance which I will never miss...
4.
Yes. Exploring is always good to see new animals.
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I can't wait to travel, it will be such a good experience.
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Yes I do. I really like the feeling of experiencing new cultures. The animals that may inhabit the new places I go are just an additional bonus!
Question 4 of 36
As a zoologist, are there any animals you are not willing or able to work with?
User-Submitted Answers
1.
No, I would like do work with all I can.
2.
No there are no animals I wouldnt work with.
3.
I dont like certain insects. Yes offcourse I love to study about them. But till now they are one of the largest class still without any use. But one thing they are helping in food chain so cant avoid them:-(
4.
I love all the animal species so will always love to work with any.
5.
Yeah they are so much animals I didnt like to work with, especially invertebrates.
6.
NO, I wish to work with any animal I get an oppertunity to but most preferredly domesticated mammals will be better.
7.
Sharks, squids, all kinds of ocean animals except dolphins.
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I would be open to experience with any animal.
9.
No there isn't I am willing to work any animals.
10.
No I can work with every animal.
Question 5 of 36
Have you ever had (or witnessed) an incident or a close call with an animal? Tell me about it.
User-Submitted Answers
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Horse got spooked during a lesson. I fell off and horse managed to trample against my face. I was in a state of scho9ck so couldn't get up for a minute, but once I did, the horse was calmed and I got straight back on. Never be afraid to continue unless you or the animal are still in danger.
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Oh yeah I once had a pet hamster that went loose in my house and I found it decayed under my couch a week later.
3.
Have you ever had an incident with an animal.
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About Zoologist

March 7th, 2017

Zoologists study the characteristics and habitats of living organisms, specifically animals. After graduating with a major in zoology, zoologists often choose a specific species or a specific field to specialize in. While some zoologists may study multiple species in a certain ecosystem, others may analyze specific species and behaviors and still others may specialize in population interactions. Zoologists usually work in zoos or any organization working with wildlife, while others may choose to conduct research in the lab or in the field.

A college degree in the field of zoology is a must if you want to work as a zoologist. A bachelor's degree is the minimum qualification required for field jobs. To find higher level jobs that involve more responsibility, you will need to have a master's degree. A Ph.D. will qualify you for management jobs and jobs involving research or developing conservation plans. Critical thinking, decision making and complex problem-solving skills are some of the essential attributes for anyone wishing to pursue a career as a zoologist.
Most employers will want to hire a zoologist who has had proven experience in this field. Getting some hands-on experience by interning with a zoologist or even doing voluntary work with an organization that focuses on animal conservation will boost your chances of getting hired.

At your interview for a zoologist job, your interviewer is sure to ask you why you choose to become a zoologist. Your answer to this question is crucial as the interviewer will be looking for signs that you are passionate about this field and that you are a good fit for the position. To prepare convincing answers to this and other questions, make sure you go through the zoolist mock interview questions before going for your interview.