Tarantulas Quiz

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Tarantulas Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How many legs does a tarantula have?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      10

  • 2. 
    Where does Grammostola rosea come from?
    • A. 

      Asia

    • B. 

      Australia

    • C. 

      Africa

    • D. 

      South-America

  • 3. 
    How many eyes does a tarantula normally have?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      16

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      2-3 days

    • B. 

      2-3 weeks

    • C. 

      2-3 months

    • D. 

      2-3 years

  • 5. 
    Which of the following tarantulas will get the biggest in size?
    • A. 

      Acanthoscurria geniculata

    • B. 

      Avicularia versicolor

    • C. 

      Chromatopelma cyaneopubescens

    • D. 

      Grammostola rosea

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is the biggest factor for the endangerment of wild tarantulas?
    • A. 

      Natural enemies

    • B. 

      Destruction of natural habitat

    • C. 

      Pet trade of wild caught tarantula

    • D. 

      Cannibalism

  • 7. 
    Which country has the most described tarantula species? (year 2015)
    • A. 

      Brazil

    • B. 

      Mexiko

    • C. 

      India

    • D. 

      Australia

  • 8. 
    Which of the following tarantulas is protected by the Washington Convention, also known as CITES?
    • A. 

      Avicularia

    • B. 

      Poecilotheria

    • C. 

      Grammostola

    • D. 

      Brachypelma

  • 9. 
    Which of the following statements is correct:
    • A. 

      All tarantulas have urticating hairs

    • B. 

      All tarantulas live in trees

    • C. 

      All tarantula bites are harmless

    • D. 

      All tarantulas are venomous

  • 10. 
    Which of the following countries has no described tarantula? (year 2015)
    • A. 

      Russia

    • B. 

      China

    • C. 

      Turkey

    • D. 

      Pakistan

  • 11. 
    Which was the first scientifically described tarantula?
    • A. 

      Avicularia avicularia

    • B. 

      Theraphosa blondi

    • C. 

      Haplopelma lividum

    • D. 

      Brachypelma smithi

  • 12. 
    How many types of tarantula urticating hairs exist? (year 2015)
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      18

    • D. 

      45

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      Emboli

    • B. 

      Epigastric furrow

    • C. 

      Pedipalp

    • D. 

      Tibial hooks

  • 14. 
    • A. 

      Ca. 4000 years

    • B. 

      Ca. 9 million years

    • C. 

      Ca. 350 million years

    • D. 

      Ca. 1 billion years

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is older than tarantulas?
    • A. 

      Coniferous trees

    • B. 

      Tyrannosaurus rex

    • C. 

      Birds

    • D. 

      Amphibians

  • 16. 
    Which of the following is NOT a color form of Pterinochilus murinus?
    • A. 

      Typical color form

    • B. 

      Red color form

    • C. 

      Dual color form

    • D. 

      Black color form

  • 17. 
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      7

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      13

  • 18. 
    • A. 

      7

    • B. 

      18

    • C. 

      33

    • D. 

      129

  • 19. 
    In "Avicularia cf. metallica" - what does the "cf." stand for
    • A. 

      Cantus firmus

    • B. 

      Confer

    • C. 

      Color form

    • D. 

      Center field

  • 20. 
    Which of the following is NOT a tarantula genus?
    • A. 

      Pterinopelma

    • B. 

      Schizopelma

    • C. 

      Pseudopelma

    • D. 

      Thrixopelma