What Do You Know About Dusky Gopher Frog?

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What Do You Know About Dusky Gopher Frog? - Quiz

Dusky Gopher frogs are rare species of frogs that are uniquely found in the Southern United States. They are endemic to the temperate forests of Mississippi, mainly because of their sensitive nature. Find out what you about this frog with this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    The dusky gopher frog is also referred to as?

    • A.

      Wet goph frog

    • B.

      Wart frog

    • C.

      Mississippi gopher frog

    • D.

      Scaly frog

    Correct Answer
    C. Mississippi gopher frog
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Mississippi gopher frog because the question asks for the alternative name for the dusky gopher frog. The other options, such as wet gopher frog, wart frog, and scaly frog, do not correspond to any known alternative names for this species.

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  • 2. 

    The body surface of the dusky frog is covered in?

    • A.

      Scales

    • B.

      Warts

    • C.

      Fur

    • D.

      Hair

    Correct Answer
    B. Warts
    Explanation
    The correct answer is warts. This is because warts are commonly found on the body surface of frogs. Warts are small, raised bumps that can vary in size and texture. They are often rough and can provide camouflage and protection for the frog. Unlike scales, fur, or hair, warts are a distinctive feature of frogs and are specifically adapted to their environment.

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  • 3. 

    The dusky gopher frog is known to inhabit?

    • A.

      Bushes

    • B.

      Residences

    • C.

      Temperate forests

    • D.

      Basements

    Correct Answer
    C. Temperate forests
    Explanation
    The correct answer is temperate forests. The dusky gopher frog is a species of frog that is typically found in temperate forests. These forests provide the necessary habitat for the frog to live and thrive, with suitable temperatures, moisture levels, and vegetation. The frog may also be found in other wetland areas within the temperate forest ecosystem, such as swamps or ponds.

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  • 4. 

    The dorsal surface of the dusky gopher frog is either dark brown or?

    • A.

      Black

    • B.

      Yellow

    • C.

      Green

    • D.

      Red

    Correct Answer
    A. Black
    Explanation
    The correct answer is black because the question is asking about the color of the dorsal surface of the dusky gopher frog. The word "either" suggests that there are only two options, and the options given are dark brown or black. Since the correct answer is black, it can be inferred that the dorsal surface of the dusky gopher frog is black.

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  • 5. 

    What is the scientific name of the dusky gopher frog?

    • A.

      Balios rays

    • B.

      Iniraes sortium

    • C.

      Lithobates sevosus

    • D.

      Niridae polium

    Correct Answer
    C. Lithobates sevosus
    Explanation
    Lithobates sevosus is the correct scientific name for the dusky gopher frog. Scientific names are used to classify and identify different species, and they follow a specific format known as binomial nomenclature. In this case, "Lithobates" is the genus name, which represents a group of closely related species, and "sevosus" is the species name, which is unique to the dusky gopher frog. This scientific name helps scientists and researchers communicate and understand which specific species they are referring to.

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  • 6. 

    The dusky gopher frog belong to the Order?

    • A.

      Basti

    • B.

      Anura

    • C.

      Criosti

    • D.

      Lemure

    Correct Answer
    B. Anura
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Anura. Anura is the order of amphibians that includes frogs and toads. The dusky gopher frog belongs to this order as well.

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  • 7. 

    The adult dusky gopher frog species feeds on?

    • A.

      Fishes

    • B.

      Lice

    • C.

      Spiders

    • D.

      Snakes

    Correct Answer
    C. Spiders
    Explanation
    The adult dusky gopher frog species feeds on spiders because spiders are a common prey item for many frog species. Spiders are abundant in the environment and provide a good source of protein for the frogs. Additionally, spiders are often found in the same habitats as the dusky gopher frog, making them easily accessible as a food source.

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  • 8. 

    The call of the male dusky gropher frog has been compared to the sound of?

    • A.

      Horn

    • B.

      Human snoring

    • C.

      Sneezing

    • D.

      Whirring

    Correct Answer
    B. Human snoring
    Explanation
    The correct answer is human snoring because the question is asking for a comparison to the sound of the male dusky gropher frog's call. Out of the given options, human snoring is the most similar sound to the frog's call. This comparison suggests that the frog's call may have a similar rhythmic and low-pitched sound as human snoring.

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  • 9. 

    Which of these is a species similar to frogs and toads?

    • A.

      Riidum noli

    • B.

      Rana sevosa

    • C.

      Indiana porium

    • D.

      Joreas bolis

    Correct Answer
    B. Rana sevosa
    Explanation
    Rana sevosa is a species similar to frogs and toads. It belongs to the genus Rana, which includes many species of frogs. The name "sevosa" is not a recognized species, but it is possible that it is a fictional or misspelled name for a species within the Rana genus. Without further information, it is difficult to determine the exact characteristics or classification of Rana sevosa.

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  • 10. 

    The dusky gopher frog belong to the Family?

    • A.

      Sires

    • B.

      Titid

    • C.

      Ranidae

    • D.

      Porium

    Correct Answer
    C. Ranidae
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Ranidae. The question is asking about the family to which the dusky gopher frog belongs. The options provided are Sires, Titid, Ranidae, and Porium. By process of elimination, we can determine that the correct answer is Ranidae as it is the only option that represents a family classification. Sires, Titid, and Porium are not valid family classifications for the dusky gopher frog.

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