What Do You Know About The Nelson's Small-eared Shrew Quiz

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What Do You Know About The Nelson

This animal named Nelson’s small-eared shrew is of mammal in the family Soricidae, it is endemic to eastern Mexico. Take a quiz and learn more about this animal.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    This species was first discovered in the 80s by?
    • A. 

      Edward William Nelson

    • B. 

      Edward Alphonso Goldman

    • C. 

      San Martin

    • D. 

      A and B only

  • 2. 
    This 1894 mammal species scientific name is?
    • A. 

      Cryptosis Nelson

    • B. 

      Cryptosis Rat

    • C. 

      Cryptotis nelsoni

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    It is of kingdom Animalia and class Mammalia of Genus?
    • A. 

      Crispieces

    • B. 

      Crpsytons

    • C. 

      Cryptosin

    • D. 

      Cryptotis

  • 4. 
    It was thought to be extinct but research carried out showed they are still existing, research was done in the year?
    • A. 

      2000

    • B. 

      2001

    • C. 

      2003

    • D. 

      2004

  • 5. 
    The explorers found out this species was under pressure from human activities such as?
    • A. 

      Logging

    • B. 

      Cattle grazing

    • C. 

      Induced fires and agriculture

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    Cryptotis nelson head and body length measured at?
    • A. 

      56-100mm

    • B. 

      54-100mm

    • C. 

      55-100mm

    • D. 

      55-199mm

  • 7. 
    This small to medium-sized shrew has sooty brown fur that is darker than that of the related?
    • A. 

      C. Mexicana

    • B. 

      Asia

    • C. 

      Cambodia

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    They have the voracious appetite which makes them eat very frequently and so are active throughout?
    • A. 

      Day

    • B. 

      Night

    • C. 

      Morning

    • D. 

      Day and Night

  • 9. 
    The animal was last seen 109 years ago after it was thought to have gone extinct, and later to be seen in the year?
    • A. 

      2010

    • B. 

      2002

    • C. 

      2003

    • D. 

      2004

  • 10. 
    Which year was the team of zoologist set off for San Martin Tuxtla volcano to find this animal?
    • A. 

      2004

    • B. 

      2001

    • C. 

      2003

    • D. 

      2004