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Name That Worm Quiz

Can you identify the common 'worm' names of these organisms with the aid of their question and picture clues? 10 Questions.

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Question 1 Photo

Which tube-shaped, segmented animal is commonly found living in soil and leaving casts on the lawn?

  • Sugar beetle worm
  • Earthworm
  • Fanworm
  • Silk worm

Question 2 Photo

Which 'worm' causes a skin condition in humans, but is really a fungi?

  • Liverworm
  • Eyeworm
  • Army worm
  • Ringworm

Question 3 Photo

Which sandworm is commonly found on the beach and is popular as fish bait?

  • Lugworm
  • Wireworm
  • Eelworm
  • Shipworm

Question 4 Photo

What type of worm is the 'Polygonoporus giganticus', that can be found in whales growing to over 30m (100ft) in length?

  • Filarial worm
  • Shipworm
  • Tapeworm
  • Paddleworm

Question 5 Photo

Which free-living, nonparasitic, animal is mostly a predator, and lives in water or shaded, humid places such as leaf litter?

  • Threadworm
  • Sugar beetle worm
  • Wireworm
  • Flatworm

Question 6 Photo

Which parasitic nematode lives in the small intestine of its host, and has a slight bend at the head that leads us to its name?

  • Fanworm
  • Hookworm
  • Liverworm
  • Honey worm

Question 7 Photo

Which reptilian 'worm' is often mistaken for a snake?

  • Calmworm
  • Threadworm
  • Slow worm
  • Paddleworm

Question 8 Photo

The shape of which large intestinal, parasitic roundworm is responsible for its common name?

  • Whipworm
  • Lungworm
  • Eyeworm
  • Rice case worm

Question 9 Photo

The larvae of the Death Watch Beetle normally thrive on wood, but also on things touching wood, which leads us to which other 'learned' name?

  • Silk worm
  • Bookworm
  • Chinaworm
  • Spoonworm

Question 10 Photo

Which parasitic, intestinal nematode is also known as 'threadworm', 'seatworm' and 'roundworm'?

  • Filarial worm
  • Lungworm
  • Leafworm
  • Pinworm