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Geometric Tortoise is another endangered species localized to cape-western of South Africa, a rare specie of the genus Psammobates, take a quiz and learn about this tortoise


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    This tortoise has very strong carapace used for defense against

    • A.

      Water

    • B.

      Predator

    • C.

      Prey

    • D.

      Ant

    Correct Answer
    B. Predator
    Explanation
    The tortoise has a strong carapace, which is its hard shell, to protect itself from predators. The carapace acts as a shield, making it difficult for predators to harm the tortoise. This adaptation allows the tortoise to defend itself and increases its chances of survival against potential threats in its environment.

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  • 2. 

    This tortoise pattern is arranged in a?

    • A.

      Geometric markings

    • B.

      Leopard markings

    • C.

      Tiger markings

    • D.

      Ray-like markings

    Correct Answer
    D. Ray-like markings
    Explanation
    The given tortoise pattern is described as having "ray-like markings." This suggests that the pattern on the tortoise's shell resembles rays emanating from a central point, similar to the rays of the sun. This explanation aligns with the term "ray-like markings" and provides a clear understanding of the pattern being described.

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  • 3. 

    Which family does it belong in the animal kingdom?

    • A.

      Corpusca

    • B.

      Testudinidae

    • C.

      Animalia

    • D.

      Insecta

    Correct Answer
    B. Testudinidae
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Testudinidae. Testudinidae is the family that belongs to the animal kingdom. The other options, Corpusca, Animalia, and Insecta, are not families but rather either a made-up word or higher taxonomic ranks.

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  • 4. 

    A full-grown tortoise can only reach about?

    • A.

      3-8 inches

    • B.

      5-7 inches

    • C.

      3-4 inches

    • D.

      5-6 inches

    Correct Answer
    D. 5-6 inches
    Explanation
    A full-grown tortoise can only reach about 5-6 inches. This suggests that tortoises do not grow very large in size and typically stay within this range when they reach adulthood.

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  • 5. 

    The tortoise is one of the rarest species of tortoise of earth, they are about

    • A.

      7000 alive

    • B.

      5000 alive

    • C.

      1000 alive

    • D.

      3000 alive

    Correct Answer
    D. 3000 alive
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 3000 alive. This suggests that the tortoise species mentioned in the question is not very common and is considered rare. Out of the given options, 3000 alive seems to be the most reasonable estimate for the number of tortoises of this species currently living on Earth.

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  • 6. 

    The habitat type of geometric tortoise is known as the?

    • A.

      Soliage

    • B.

      Campona

    • C.

      Carcas

    • D.

      Renosterveld

    Correct Answer
    D. Renosterveld
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Renosterveld. Renosterveld is a specific type of habitat that is known to be the habitat type of the geometric tortoise. This type of habitat is characterized by a unique vegetation composition and is found in certain regions where the geometric tortoise is known to inhabit.

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  • 7. 

    Renosterveld forms part of the Fynbos Biomes, a vegetation characterized by

    • A.

      Harmattan

    • B.

      Winter

    • C.

      Rain-forest

    • D.

      Mediterranean climate

    Correct Answer
    D. Mediterranean climate
    Explanation
    Renosterveld forms part of the Fynbos Biomes, which is characterized by a Mediterranean climate. This means that the region experiences mild, wet winters and hot, dry summers. This type of climate is typically found in areas bordering the Mediterranean Sea, such as parts of Europe, North Africa, and California. The Mediterranean climate is known for its distinct vegetation, including shrubs, grasses, and drought-resistant plants, which are well adapted to the long, dry summers and mild, wet winters.

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  • 8. 

    The distribution range of the Geometric tortoise lies within a winter rainfall area which has?

    • A.

      300-400 precipitation

    • B.

      360-550 precipitation

    • C.

      400-500 precipitation

    • D.

      350-600mm precipitation

    Correct Answer
    C. 400-500 precipitation
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 400-500 precipitation. The Geometric tortoise is found in a winter rainfall area, which typically receives between 400-500mm of precipitation. This range of precipitation is suitable for the tortoise's habitat and allows for the growth of the vegetation it feeds on.

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  • 9. 

    Which reserve did the last species of geometric tortoise die out in?

    • A.

      Edmonton

    • B.

      Green Town

    • C.

      Yankari

    • D.

      Harmony Flats

    Correct Answer
    D. Harmony Flats
  • 10. 

    The geometric tortoise’s diet consists mainly of the?

    • A.

      Leaves

    • B.

      Geophytes

    • C.

      Flowers and Shoots

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    The geometric tortoise's diet consists mainly of leaves, geophytes, flowers, and shoots. This means that it consumes all of the mentioned options as part of its diet.

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