2013 Tier One Re-certification Training Quiz

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2013 Tier One Re-certification Training Quiz

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When crating Santos, Franco, Victoria, or Olinda, the Brazilian opossums you should...
    • A. 

      Secure the opossum by the tail when removing them from their enclosure

    • B. 

      Remove all of the furniture to locate the opossum then remove them from the enclosure

    • C. 

      Let the opossum walk on to your hand to receive mealworms, then securely remove from enclosure

    • D. 

      I do not handle this animal

  • 2. 
    When handling Sophia, the Brazilian opossum, where do you securely hold the animals tail?
    • A. 

      At the base of the tail near the animal's body

    • B. 

      At the tip or end of the tail.

    • C. 

      You do not hold Sophia's tail while handling her

    • D. 

      I do not handle this animal.

  • 3. 
    When handling snakes each species should be handled in a very specific way.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False, with all snakes you want to allow them to move to a comfortable position in your hands. There is no one way you must position your hands. It's however the snake is comfortable.

  • 4. 
    White's tree frogs must be removed from their home terrariums for transport.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Sally the ring-neck dove can be used outdoors.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    If Sally the ring-neck dove gets out of your hands during handling you should...
    • A. 

      grasp at tail feathers to try and secure bird as Sally flies away

    • B. 

      Not attempt to catch bird as it flies from hand, to avoid pulling out tail feathers. If the bird is easily reachable you may retrieve it. If bird is out of reach, call for a supervisor or keeper.

    • C. 

      Bring a net with you in case of this scenario.

    • D. 

      Hold the carrier up to the bird so it flies back into carrier.

  • 7. 
    When handling Keystone, the alligator, it is okay to allow him to treadmill in your hands.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Before putting a tortoise on the ground it is important to consider the substrate (ground). Do not allow the tortoise to eat anything.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    When handling Caramel, the corn snake, you will need...(select all that apply)
    • A. 

      Dri-dek

    • B. 

      Newspaper

    • C. 

      A terrarium

    • D. 

      Yellow towels

    • E. 

      Lid strap

    • F. 

      Spray bottle

    • G. 

      Pillowcase

    • H. 

      Medium Cooler

  • 10. 
    When holding an active bearded dragon, you should
    • A. 

      Grip it tightly

    • B. 

      Rub its head

    • C. 

      Treadmill the lizard in your hands

  • 11. 
    You need to take a reptile to a different building, but the outside temperature is below the handling guidelines. You should...
    • A. 

      Walk very fast to your destination.

    • B. 

      Cover the top of the cooler with a towel.

    • C. 

      Put the reptile in a pillowcase for warmth.

  • 12. 
    After removing a water dish from an arthropod container, it should be placed...
    • A. 

      In the exact spot where the terrarium was.

    • B. 

      In the exact spot where the terrarium was, after dumping the water out.

    • C. 

      In the sink for cleaning.

  • 13. 
    Signs of stress or discomfort in turtles include: (check all that apply)
    • A. 

      Blinking

    • B. 

      Biting

    • C. 

      Staying in its shell

    • D. 

      Limpness of head/limbs

  • 14. 
    You should never expose a cooler or crate (with or without an animal inside) to prolonged heat, cold, or sunlight.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Choose the correct crating procedure for a Goliath tarantula
    • A. 

      Scoop tarantula up with gloved hand from enclosure and place in travel terrarium. Place travel terrarium inside cooler. Crumple up newspaper and place around terrarium to keep it from sliding around in cooler.

    • B. 

      Coax tarantula into travel terrarium using a piece of mulch. Place travel terrarium inside cooler. Crumple up newspaper and place around terrarium to keep it from sliding around in cooler.

    • C. 

      Tarantula is housed in a travel terrarium. Open travel terrarium,spray tank with water to weigh down airborne tarantula hairs, remove water dish with tongs and close terrarium lid. Place travel terrarium inside cooler. Crumple up newspaper and place around terrarium to keep it from sliding around in cooler.

    • D. 

      Tarantula is housed in a travel terrarium. Open travel terrarium, remove water dish with hands and close terrarium lid. Place travel terrarium inside cooler. Crumple up newspaper and place around terrarium to keep it from sliding around in cooler.

  • 16. 
    Choose which signs indicate that a snake could be overheating:
    • A. 

      Overly active

    • B. 

      Wrapping around tightly

    • C. 

      Lethargy or limpness

    • D. 

      Striking and/or hissing

    • E. 

      Sticking tongue in and out

  • 17. 
    Which statement is true about screaming hairy and three banded armadillos?
    • A. 

      Three banded and screaming hairy armadillos can both be placed on the ground and touched by visitors while on the ground

    • B. 

      Three banded and screaming hairy armadillos can both be placed on the ground, but only screaming hairy armadillos can be touched by visitors while on the ground

  • 18. 
    When removing a snake from its drawer, move slowly and let the snake know you are there. You should talk to the snake and gently touch his/her body. Do not reach over the snakes head.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    It is normal and okay for a screaming hairy armadillo to scream.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False, this is a sign of stress

  • 20. 
    When getting Cher, the Wyandot Chicken, out of her cage, she will crate on her own with her food reward
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False, you must pick her up and place into her carrier

  • 21. 
    How many green towels should you bring with you when traveling with a snake?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      2, for inside the cooler

    • C. 

      0, you should take 3 yellow towels.

  • 22. 
    When a three-banded armadillo starts to buck in your hands for an extended period of time...
    • A. 

      Move your hand to "ride" the buck.

    • B. 

      Add some pressure to prevent the animal from hurting itself.

    • C. 

      Put it down on the ground or put it away.

  • 23. 
    Check the equipment needed to transport and use Cher, the Wyandott Chicken.
    • A. 

      Gloves

    • B. 

      Carrier labeled chicken (cher)

    • C. 

      Dri-dek

    • D. 

      Carrier cover

    • E. 

      Leash

    • F. 

      Meal worms and scratch

    • G. 

      Table cloth

  • 24. 
    You have the option of using specially marked, fingerless gloves, when handling which hedgehog?
    • A. 

      Shane

    • B. 

      Smiley

    • C. 

      Kenya

    • D. 

      Hogglestock

  • 25. 
    When putting the water turtles back, place the turtle
    • A. 

      In the water

    • B. 

      In the water near the rock

    • C. 

      On the rock facing the water

    • D. 

      On the rock facing the corner

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