Ultimate Quiz About The Jamaican Rock Iguana

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Ultimate Quiz About The Jamaican Rock Iguana

The Jamaican Rock Iguana is the largest native lizard species in the South American country. As its name suggests, this reptile lives in rocks and greatly endangered. This species of lizard spots a very attractive coloration on the tail and limbs. Can you easily identify one? Try this quiz if you love lizards.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When was the Jamaica Rock Iguana first considered an endangered species?
    • A. 

      1999

    • B. 

      1944

    • C. 

      1948

    • D. 

      1932

  • 2. 
    What is the scientific name of this species?
    • A. 

      Cyclura collei

    • B. 

      Cyclura iguana

    • C. 

      Cyclura kadafi 

    • D. 

      Cyclura irapivin

  • 3. 
    Who is the first to describe the species?
    • A. 

      John Gray 

    • B. 

      Thomas Moore 

    • C. 

      Edward Martin 

    • D. 

      Clark White 

  • 4. 
    Who discovered the remnant of Iguana population in 1970?
    • A. 

      Jeff Roland

    • B. 

      Edward May

    • C. 

      Edwin Duffus 

    • D. 

      Keith Moore 

  • 5. 
    What is the process of raising Iguanas domestically before releasing them to the wild called?
    • A. 

      Conservation 

    • B. 

      Headstarting 

    • C. 

      Rearing 

    • D. 

      Stepping 

  • 6. 
    How many Jamaican Rock Iguanas were hatched in Indianapolis Zoo in August 2006?
    • A. 

      22 Iguanas

    • B. 

      19 Iguanas

    • C. 

      23 Iguanas

    • D. 

      14 Iguanas 

  • 7. 
    Where was the first successful breeding of this species done outside Jamaica?
    • A. 

      Hope Zoo

    • B. 

      Indianapolis Zoo

    • C. 

      Saint Louis Zoo

    • D. 

      San Diego Zoo

  • 8. 
    When was this breed rediscovered in Jamaica after being declared extinct?
    • A. 

      1990

    • B. 

      1991

    • C. 

      1995

    • D. 

      1997

  • 9. 
    When was it declared the rarest species in the world?
    • A. 

      1964

    • B. 

      1968

    • C. 

      1934

    • D. 

      1939

  • 10. 
    Which of these is a predator to Jamaican Rock Iguanas?
    • A. 

      Baboon

    • B. 

      Mongoose 

    • C. 

      Snake

    • D. 

      Rat

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