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Snakes Alive

"Snakes are an interesting part of our world. Join me in learning a bit more about our slithery neighbors." 9 Questions.

 
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1

A scientist that studies snakes is known as what?

  • Ophiologist
  • Snake wrangler
  • Aspologist

2

What snake family has the most members?

  • Pythons/Pythonidae
  • Vipers/Viperidae
  • Typical/ Colubridae

3

A rattlesnake rattles for what reason?

  • To warn others away
  • To indicate their presence
  • All of these

4

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

  • Nostrils
  • Fangs
  • Eyes

5

In addition to being used as an antidote to venom poisoning, snake venom has been used to treat what condition?

  • Heart failure
  • High blood pressure
  • All of these

6

The San Francisco garter snake was added to the endangered species list in 1967. What was the reason for this?

  • Habitat loss
  • It is not endangered
  • Pollution

7

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

  • Copperhead
  • Rattlesnake
  • Cobra

8

Why should captive snakes be fed pre-killed food?

  • It is easier to purchase the appropriate-sized food for your snake
  • Live mice can injure even large snakes
  • All of these

9

What is the clear scale that covers a snake's eye called?

  • Monocle
  • Eyeglass
  • Spectacle

 

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