What Do You Know About The Luristan Newt (Aka Kaiser's Spotted Newt)

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Kaiser’s spotted newt is a species of very colorful salamander belonging to the family of?

    • A.

      Insecta

    • B.

      Nolucta

    • C.

      Amphibia

    • D.

      Salamandridae

    Correct Answer
    D. Salamandridae
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Salamandridae. Salamandridae is a family of amphibians that includes the Kaiser's spotted newt. This family is known for its colorful salamanders, and the Kaiser's spotted newt is one of them. The other options, Insecta and Nolucta, are incorrect because they refer to insects and do not belong to the same family as the Kaiser's spotted newt. Amphibia is a broader category that includes various species of amphibians, including the Kaiser's spotted newt. However, Salamandridae specifically refers to the family to which the Kaiser's spotted newt belongs.

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  • 2. 

    It is endemic to the southern Zagros Mountains in?

    • A.

      Ottoman Island

    • B.

      Isle of Lewis

    • C.

      Iran

    • D.

      Morocco

    Correct Answer
    C. Iran
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Iran because the question asks about the location where the species is endemic, and the southern Zagros Mountains are located in Iran. Ottoman Island, Isle of Lewis, and Morocco are not associated with the southern Zagros Mountains.

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  • 3. 

    It is mostly found in highland streams surrounded by arid?

    • A.

      Environment

    • B.

      Scrubland

    • C.

      Grass

    • D.

      Land

    Correct Answer
    B. Scrubland
    Explanation
    Scrubland is the correct answer because it is a type of vegetation that is commonly found in highland streams surrounded by arid environments. Scrubland refers to areas with low-growing vegetation, such as shrubs and bushes, which are adapted to survive in dry and arid conditions. This type of vegetation is well-suited for highland streams as it can tolerate limited water availability and the harsh conditions of arid environments. Additionally, scrubland provides important habitat for various species and helps prevent soil erosion in these regions.

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  • 4. 

    Kaiser’s spotted newt can also be found in?

    • A.

      Ponds

    • B.

      Pool

    • C.

      River

    • D.

      A and B only

    Correct Answer
    D. A and B only
    Explanation
    Kaiser's spotted newt can be found in ponds and pools. This means that the correct answer is "A and B only".

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  • 5. 

    Water is absent from their habitat forcing them to move into surrounding woodland which is predominantly?

    • A.

      Oat

    • B.

      Pistachio

    • C.

      Efik

    • D.

      A and B only

    Correct Answer
    D. A and B only
    Explanation
    The correct answer is A and B only. This means that the surrounding woodland is predominantly oat and pistachio. Water being absent from their habitat forces them to move into the surrounding woodland, which suggests that oat and pistachio are the types of vegetation found in that woodland.

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  • 6. 

    Who are the people hunting salamanders for money?

    • A.

      Guard

    • B.

      Poachers

    • C.

      Tourists

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Poachers
    Explanation
    Poachers are the people who hunt salamanders for money. Guards may be responsible for protecting salamanders, and tourists may observe or interact with salamanders, but they are not actively hunting them for profit. Therefore, the correct answer is poachers.

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  • 7. 

    The population of salamanders in 2008 was estimated at less than?

    • A.

      960 individuals

    • B.

      1200 individuals

    • C.

      100 individuals

    • D.

      1000 individuals

    Correct Answer
    D. 1000 individuals
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1000 individuals. This is because the question asks for the estimated population of salamanders in 2008, and out of the given options, 1000 individuals is the only one that is not less than the other options.

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  • 8. 

    2014 survey conducted on salamander estimates them at over?

    • A.

      8600 individuals

    • B.

      8100 individuals

    • C.

      8500 individuals

    • D.

      9000 individuals

    Correct Answer
    D. 9000 individuals
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 9000 individuals. This is based on a survey conducted in 2014 that estimated the population of salamanders to be over 9000 individuals.

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  • 9. 

    These thousands of adult could provide habitat for more than?

    • A.

      50,000 individuals Neurergus kaiseri

    • B.

      20,000 individuals Neurergus kaiseri

    • C.

      42,000 Neurergus kaiseri

    • D.

      40,000 Neurergus kaiseri

    Correct Answer
    D. 40,000 Neurergus kaiseri
    Explanation
    This answer suggests that there are enough adults to provide habitat for a population of 40,000 Neurergus kaiseri individuals.

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  • 10. 

    Their feeding is simple, newts are very hardy animals in captivity, they love to eat

    • A.

      Earthworms

    • B.

      Canadian night crawlers

    • C.

      Blackworms

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    Newts are hardy animals in captivity and have a simple feeding habit. They love to eat earthworms, Canadian night crawlers, and blackworms. Therefore, the correct answer is "All of the above" as it includes all the mentioned food options that newts enjoy eating.

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