SNAKES

QUIZ!

RAINFOREST ADVENTURER

1.

Snakes are thought to have evolved how long ago?

a)

170 million years

b)

70 million years

c)

17 million years

d)

7 million years

2.

The shedding of a snake's skin is called what?

a)

Fashion

b)

Moulting

c)

De-scaling

d)

Second Skin

3.

Snakes have bad table manners. What do they do that would be considered rude?

a)

Talk with their mouth full

b)

Put their elbows on the table

c)

They swallow food whole

d)

They talk about politics

4.

All snakes prefer which type of diet?

a)

Sanguinivorous - eats blood

b)

Herbivorous - eats plants

c)

Omnivorous - eats meat & plants

d)

Carnivorous - eats meat

5.

Snakes are cold-blooded and do not have to eat as regularly as mammals. Some snakes can go for how long without a good meal?

a)

6 hours

b)

6 days

c)

6 weeks

d)

6 months

6.

How do nonvenomous snakes kill their prey?

a)

Hypnotise it

b)

Swallow alive or squeeze

c)

Jump on it

d)

Scare it to death

7.

How many different kinds of snakes are there? 

a)

Over 3000

b)

Over 300

c)

Over 30

d)

Over 3

8.

Which body part do snakes use to ‘smell’?

a)

Nose

b)

Tongue

c)

Ear

d)

Eyes

9.

How many venomous snakes are there?

a)

About 3,750

b)

About 375

c)

About 37

d)

About 3

10.

Snakes don't what?

a)

Climb trees

b)

Pee and poo

c)

Breathe

d)

Blink

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