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Friends or foes? 12 Questions.

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Question 1 Photo

Which of the following African snakes is usually credited with having the longest fangs in the serpent world?

  • Cobra
  • Taipan
  • Gaboon Viper
  • Green Mamba

Question 2 Photo

A scientist that studies snakes is known as what?

  • Venomologist
  • Vipologist
  • Aspologist
  • Ophiologist

Question 3 Photo

Found in southeastern areas of the USA, what is the more common name for the venomous pit viper "agkistrodon piscivorus"?

  • Water Mocassin
  • Sidewinder
  • Massasauga
  • Puff Adder

Question 4 Photo

What body part of a snake indicates if it is a nocturnal or diurnal hunter?

  • Fangs
  • Shape of head
  • Eyes
  • Nostrils

Question 5 Photo

The black mamba is the longest snake in Africa and while imposing, it is only mildly toxic.

  • True
  • False
  • xxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

Question 6 Photo

"Red by black friend of Jack. Red by yellow kill a fellow." Saying to tell the difference between some venomous and nonvenomous snakes. What North American venomous snake will "kill a fellow"?

  • Mountain King Snake
  • Corn Snake
  • Mountain Kingsnake
  • Coral Snake

Question 7 Photo

Pythons, which kill by constricting their prey, have no teeth or fangs of any kind.

  • True
  • False
  • xxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

Question 8 Photo

Which of the following snakes is NOT a member of the pit viper sub-family?

  • Rattlesnake
  • Copperhead
  • Cobra
  • Lancehead

Question 9 Photo

What is another name for the spectacled cobra?

  • Spitting Cobra
  • Indian Cobra
  • Egyptian Cobra
  • Coral Snake

Question 10 Photo

Which of the following is a type of snake that appears on the unofficial flag of the Caribbean Island of Martinique?

  • N'est-ce pas
  • Joie de vivre
  • Mal de mer
  • Fer-de-lance

Question 11 Photo

What is the other name for the Anaconda?

  • Royal Python
  • Boa Constrictor
  • Water Boa
  • Kashua

Question 12 Photo

Which of these snakes is the smallest in length?

  • Children's Python
  • Royal Python
  • Corn Snake
  • Californian King Snake