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Reptiles Quiz

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Reptile Quizzes & Trivia

Quiz made to help with Zoology final exam. Includes general questions about reptiles.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which is not a characteristic required to be a chordate?
    • A. 

      Notochord

    • B. 

      Pharyngeal gills

    • C. 

      Pharyngeal slits

    • D. 

      Postanal tail

    • E. 

      Dorsal tubular nerve cord

  • 2. 
    Which of the following protects the embryo from desiccation, cushions the embryo, promotes gas transfer and stores waste materials?
    • A. 

      Amniotic egg

    • B. 

      Ovary

    • C. 

      Jacobson's organ

    • D. 

      Ossicles

  • 3. 
    The first group to possess amniotic eggs were
    • A. 

      Aves

    • B. 

      Mammalia

    • C. 

      Amphibia

    • D. 

      Reptilia

    • E. 

      Nomads

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is not one of the 4 membranes of an amniotic egg?
    • A. 

      Chorion

    • B. 

      Yolk sac

    • C. 

      Embryo

    • D. 

      Allantois

    • E. 

      Shell

  • 5. 
    Which order in Reptilia is toothless?
    • A. 

      Sphenodontida or Rhynchocephalia

    • B. 

      Squamata

    • C. 

      Crocodylia

    • D. 

      Testudines or Chelonia

  • 6. 
    Which order has some limbless members?
    • A. 

      Sphenodontida

    • B. 

      Squamata

    • C. 

      Crocodylia

    • D. 

      Testudines

  • 7. 
    Which order has a third(parietal) eye?
    • A. 

      Testudines

    • B. 

      Sphenodontida

    • C. 

      Squamata

    • D. 

      Crocodylia

  • 8. 
    Reptiles and birds have what kind of scales?
    • A. 

      Ectodermal

    • B. 

      Endodermal

    • C. 

      Epidermal

    • D. 

      Rainbow

  • 9. 
    The ventral portion of a turtle shell is called the
    • A. 

      Carapace

    • B. 

      Plastron

    • C. 

      Bottom

  • 10. 
    What is a turtle's beak made of?
    • A. 

      Keratin

    • B. 

      Bone

    • C. 

      Cartilage

    • D. 

      Fat

    • E. 

      Mustard

  • 11. 
    The suborder Sauria includes the
    • A. 

      Turtles

    • B. 

      Snakes

    • C. 

      Tuataras

    • D. 

      Lizards

    • E. 

      Kittens

  • 12. 
    The order Squamata includes the suborders
    • A. 

      Serpentes and Sauria

    • B. 

      Serpentes and Sphenodontida

    • C. 

      Sauria, Serpentes, Amphisbaenia

    • D. 

      Stuff

  • 13. 
    True or False. Lizards can regenerate limbs and tails when necessary.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      I have no idea

    • D. 

      Sometimes

    • E. 

      Huh

  • 14. 
    True or False. Some lizards have a diminished pelvic girdle.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      J;kjg;kjkag

    • D. 

      Blah

    • E. 

      Maybe

  • 15. 
    How do snakes swallow large food?
    • A. 

      Inject venom into it to make it smaller

    • B. 

      Extra jaw muscles

    • C. 

      A hinge mechanism in the jaw

    • D. 

      They just do

  • 16. 
    Which is not a characteristic of the order Crocodylia?
    • A. 

      Snout shape varies

    • B. 

      Parietal eyes

    • C. 

      Nearest relative to birds

    • D. 

      Care for their young

    • E. 

      3 chambered heart

  • 17. 
    Reptile skin contains all but which of the following characteristics?
    • A. 

      Smooth

    • B. 

      Contains keratin

    • C. 

      Dry

  • 18. 
    Most reptiles have a
    • A. 

      1 chambered heart

    • B. 

      2 chambered heart

    • C. 

      3 chambered heart

    • D. 

      4 chambered heart

    • E. 

      No heart

  • 19. 
    Body temperature is controlled by
    • A. 

      Basking

    • B. 

      Location

    • C. 

      Behavioral mechanisms

    • D. 

      All of these

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 20. 
    True of False. The sex of some species is determined by incubation temperature.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Tralse

    • D. 

      No clue

    • E. 

      I'm stupid

  • 21. 
    All of the following are characteristics of reptiles except which one?
    • A. 

      Poikilothermic

    • B. 

      Warm-blooded

    • C. 

      Internal fertilization

    • D. 

      Some are parthenogenetic

    • E. 

      Sinus venosus is a pacemaker

  • 22. 
    Reptiles may be
    • A. 

      Oviparous

    • B. 

      Ovoviviparous

    • C. 

      Oviparous and ovoviviparous

    • D. 

      Neither

    • E. 

      Your mom

  • 23. 
    True or false. Lizards detect sounds from bone vibrations.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Neither

    • D. 

      No clue

    • E. 

      BYAAAAAAAAAAH

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