What Do You Know About The Jamaican Rock Iguana? Quiz

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The Jamaican Iguana is a large species of Lizards of genus Cyclura endemic to Jamaica, the largest native animal in the country. Take a quiz and learn about this giant lizard


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    This endangered species was considered extinct between

    • A.

      1938 and 1994

    • B.

      1958 and 1920

    • C.

      1980 and 1990

    • D.

      1948 and 1990

    Correct Answer
    D. 1948 and 1990
    Explanation
    Between the years 1948 and 1990, this endangered species was considered extinct.

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  • 2. 

    What does the skin color of Jamaican ground iguana look like?

    • A.

      Brown

    • B.

      Reddish

    • C.

      Dark brown

    • D.

      Stained reddish brown

    Correct Answer
    D. Stained reddish brown
    Explanation
    The skin color of the Jamaican ground iguana is stained reddish brown.

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  • 3. 

    Where are they found in Jamaica?

    • A.

      Great Goat Island

    • B.

      Oman Island

    • C.

      Little Goat Island

    • D.

      A and C only

    Correct Answer
    D. A and C only
    Explanation
    The correct answer is A and C only. Great Goat Island and Little Goat Island are both found in Jamaica. Oman Island is not found in Jamaica.

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  • 4. 

    Jamaican Iguana generic name is derived from the?

    • A.

      Ancient Chinese

    • B.

      Ancient Greek

    • C.

      Ancient Egypt

    • D.

      Ancient Roman

    Correct Answer
    B. Ancient Greek
    Explanation
    The generic name of the Jamaican Iguana is derived from Ancient Greek. This means that the name given to the species is based on the Greek language and its historical significance. The use of Ancient Greek in naming the iguana suggests that there may be some cultural or linguistic connection between the species and the ancient Greek civilization.

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  • 5. 

    Which class of animal does Iguana belong to?

    • A.

      Amphibia

    • B.

      Insecta

    • C.

      Animalia

    • D.

      Reptilia

    Correct Answer
    D. Reptilia
    Explanation
    Iguanas belong to the class Reptilia because they are reptiles. Reptiles are a class of cold-blooded vertebrates that have scaly skin, lay eggs, and breathe air. Iguanas have all these characteristics, making them a part of the reptile class. They are not amphibians, insects, or any other class of animal.

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  • 6. 

    Which order does the large-lizard belong to?

    • A.

      Squamata

    • B.

      Cyclura

    • C.

      Insecta

    • D.

      Rodenta

    Correct Answer
    A. Squamata
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Squamata. Squamata is the order that includes lizards and snakes. Cyclura, Insecta, and Rodenta are incorrect options as they do not belong to the order that includes lizards.

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  • 7. 

    Male Jamaican iguana grows in length to approximately?

    • A.

      420 millimetres

    • B.

      528 millimetres

    • C.

      430 millimetres

    • D.

      428 millimetres

    Correct Answer
    D. 428 millimetres
    Explanation
    Male Jamaican iguanas grow in length to approximately 428 millimeters. This suggests that this specific species of iguana reaches a length of 428 millimeters on average.

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  • 8. 

    What does the mail Iguana use to release pheromones?

    • A.

      Trail

    • B.

      Gland

    • C.

      Signal

    • D.

      Pheromones

    Correct Answer
    D. Pheromones
    Explanation
    Iguanas use pheromones to release chemical signals that communicate with other iguanas. Pheromones are substances secreted by animals that can affect the behavior or physiology of other members of the same species. In this case, the mail iguana relies on pheromones to communicate and attract other iguanas.

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  • 9. 

    What is the name of the botanist that made the world know about Iguana?

    • A.

      1670

    • B.

      1970

    • C.

      1688

    • D.

      1678

    Correct Answer
    C. 1688
    Explanation
    In 1688, a botanist made the world aware of the existence of Iguana.

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  • 10. 

    Where did they got rediscovered after their extinction?

    • A.

      Isle of Lewis

    • B.

      Isle of Eden

    • C.

      Goat Island

    • D.

      Isle of Man

    Correct Answer
    C. Goat Island
    Explanation
    Goat Island is the correct answer because it is where they were rediscovered after their extinction.

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