Red-crested Tree Rat Trivia Quiz

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Welcome to this short and fun 'Red-Crested Tree Rat quiz' that we've prepared here for you. The Red-Crested Tree Rat is a tree rat assumed to feed on plant matter because its diet is unknown. This animal is currently a critically endangered species of rats. What's your knowledge about this animal? Let's find out today with the help of this quiz given below. All you have to do is answer a few simple questions. Good luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    The unique habitat of the Red-crested tree-rat species is?

    • A.

      Poland

    • B.

      Colombia

    • C.

      Iceland

    • D.

      Asia

    Correct Answer
    B. Colombia
    Explanation
    The Red-crested tree-rat species is unique to Colombia. This means that it is found exclusively in Colombia and cannot be found in any other country or region. The habitat of this species is specifically suited to the environmental conditions and resources available in Colombia, making it the only place where these tree-rats can thrive and survive.

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  • 2. 

    The Red-crested tree-rat species belong to the Family?

    • A.

      Cloicks

    • B.

      Echimyidae

    • C.

      Uthunias

    • D.

      Boniae

    Correct Answer
    B. Echimyidae
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Echimyidae. Echimyidae is the family to which the Red-crested tree-rat species belong. Family is a taxonomic rank in the classification of organisms, and Echimyidae is the specific family that includes this particular species of tree-rat. The other options, Cloicks, Uthunias, and Boniae, are not valid families in the classification system.

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  • 3. 

    What is the scientific name of the Red-crested tree-rat species?

    • A.

      Santamartamys rufodorsalis

    • B.

      Magnetitis trolis

    • C.

      Volitus haghes

    • D.

      Portita daisie

    Correct Answer
    A. Santamartamys rufodorsalis
    Explanation
    The scientific name of the Red-crested tree-rat species is Santamartamys rufodorsalis.

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  • 4. 

    The Red-crested tree-rat species belong to the Family?

    • A.

      Mastua

    • B.

      Colidae

    • C.

      Foolia

    • D.

      Rodentia

    Correct Answer
    D. Rodentia
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Rodentia because the Red-crested tree-rat species belongs to the order Rodentia, which includes all rodents. Rodents are characterized by their continuously growing incisors and diverse adaptations for gnawing and chewing. They are the largest group of mammals and include species such as rats, mice, squirrels, and beavers.

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  • 5. 

    Where was the first specimen of the Red-crested tree-rat identified?

    • A.

      Ocana

    • B.

      Santiago

    • C.

      Maryland

    • D.

      Adelaide

    Correct Answer
    A. Ocana
    Explanation
    The first specimen of the Red-crested tree-rat was identified in Ocana.

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  • 6. 

    The Red-crested tree-rat species is more active at night; hence, it is?

    • A.

      Nightwalker

    • B.

      Nocturnal

    • C.

      Nightshifter

    • D.

      Predatory

    Correct Answer
    B. Nocturnal
    Explanation
    The given information states that the Red-crested tree-rat species is more active at night. This behavior indicates that the species is adapted to and prefers to be active during the nighttime. The term "nocturnal" specifically refers to animals that are active at night, making it the most suitable answer in this context.

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  • 7. 

    In what year was the Red-crested tree-rat species identified?

    • A.

      1990

    • B.

      1994

    • C.

      1898

    • D.

      1944

    Correct Answer
    C. 1898
    Explanation
    The Red-crested tree-rat species was identified in 1898.

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  • 8. 

    Where was the second species of the Red-crested tree-rat species identified?

    • A.

      Martinez

    • B.

      Soho

    • C.

      Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta

    • D.

      Capsbana

    Correct Answer
    C. Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta
    Explanation
    The second species of the Red-crested tree-rat was identified in Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta.

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  • 9. 

    In 1913, the second specimen of the Red-crested tree-rat species was identified by American entomologist?

    • A.

      Mark Dash

    • B.

      Norman Crater

    • C.

      Melbourne Armstrong Carriker

    • D.

      Neil John Charles

    Correct Answer
    C. Melbourne Armstrong Carriker
    Explanation
    Melbourne Armstrong Carriker is the correct answer because he was an American entomologist who identified the second specimen of the Red-crested tree-rat species in 1913.

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  • 10. 

    The Red-crested tree-rat species belong to the Phylum?

    • A.

      Fetisae

    • B.

      Bolisa

    • C.

      Chordata

    • D.

      Siriae

    Correct Answer
    C. Chordata
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Chordata because the Red-crested tree-rat species belongs to the phylum Chordata. Chordata is a phylum that includes animals with a notochord, a hollow dorsal nerve cord, and pharyngeal slits. This phylum includes a wide range of animals, including mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and fish. The Red-crested tree-rat species, being a mammal, falls under this phylum.

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