Animal Handler Recertification Training 2015 Session 1

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Animal Handler Recertification Training 2015 Session 1

This is an open book quiz. Use the information provided at the Zoo Educator Resource website to help you answer the following questions about Animal Handling Procedures and Individual Animal Biographies. website: https://cincinnatizoo. Org/zoo-educator-resources/animal-handlers/ password: educator Please Note: If a question pertains to an animal you DO NOT handle please skip the question. You are NOT required to answer questions about animals you DO NOT handle. To skip a question click the Next button. You will receive an Unanswered notification and the correct answer will be revealed. Click the Next Question button and continue with the rest of the quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When you get to your location and take your animal out of the cooler, you should leave the door of the cooler open to let the ambient temperature level out.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    How many green towels should you bring with you when traveling with a snake?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      2, for inside the cooler

    • C. 

      0, you should take 3 yellow towels.

  • 3. 
    Let the public touch the Blue Death Feigning Beetle unless...
    • A. 

      Its feigning death

    • B. 

      Its crawling on your hand

    • C. 

      You have more then one at once

  • 4. 
    The temperature outside is 60 degrees but your animal's temperature minimum is 70 degrees. The temperature inside the holding building is 75 degrees. How much time do you have to get your animal from the holding location to the encounter location?
    • A. 

      5 minutes

    • B. 

      10 minutes

    • C. 

      Unlimited Time

    • D. 

      You can't take the animal out of the holding area without a double cooler.

  • 5. 
    Which statement is true about screaming hairy and three banded armadillos?
    • A. 

      Three banded and screaming hairy armadillos can both be placed in a play pen or a dig box and touched by visitors during this time.

    • B. 

      Three banded and screaming hairy armadillos can both be placed in a play pen or dig box, but only screaming hairy armadillos can be touched by visitors during this time.

  • 6. 
    What is the proper way to retrieve a skink from its enclosure? (check all that apply)
    • A. 

      You need to make sure to spray the animal.

    • B. 

      You slowly approach the animal.

    • C. 

      If the skink hisses you should go ahead and pick it up.

    • D. 

      Do not pick up the skink until it stops hissing.

  • 7. 
    How should you clean out a Screaming Hairy Armadillo cooler?
    • A. 

      Spray with F-10, rinse with water, and wipe dry with a clean green towel.

    • B. 

      Spray with F-11 3 and air dry.

    • C. 

      Clean out with water and air dry.

    • D. 

      Spray with Kennesol, rinse with water, and towel dry with green clean towel.

  • 8. 
    When handling Stokley or a small Brazilian rainbow boa you will need (select all that apply)
    • A. 

      Lid Strap

    • B. 

      Spray Bottle

    • C. 

      Pillow Case

    • D. 

      Cooler

    • E. 

      Dri-dek

    • F. 

      Newspaper for padding

    • G. 

      A Terrarium

    • H. 

      Yellow Towels

  • 9. 
    What Blue Death Feigning Beetle should I select to handle?
    • A. 

      One that is blue in color

    • B. 

      One that is black is color

    • C. 

      I can handle the blue and black beetles equally.

  • 10. 
    I should notify the Africa keepers, write an incident report, and not use Boots if he has ______
    • A. 

      A yellow/ green colored, bubbly discharge from his eyes.

    • B. 

      A clear colored, bubbly discharge from his eyes.

  • 11. 
    If I want to use a green barn tortoise (Robert, Sniffles, Sammy), but it is in the children's zoo exhibit, how should I sign it out? (check all that apply)
    • A. 

      Sign it out in convergence

    • B. 

      Sign it out in the sign out book

    • C. 

      I do not have to sign it out

    • D. 

      Leave a note for the keepers somewhere in green barn

  • 12. 
    If I want to use the pancake tortoise(s) in mahali or in a play yard, I should take:
    • A. 

      The rock hide-aways from their enclosure

    • B. 

      A water bottle

    • C. 

      Hide boxes from their enclosure

  • 13. 
    I am allowed to interact with an animal if: (select all that apply)
    • A. 

      I am trained on the individual animal.

    • B. 

      I am not trained on the animal but it is very cute and my favorite in the zoo.

    • C. 

      I am not trained on the animal but they are being loud and noisy.

    • D. 

      I am not trained on the animal, but a trainer/ handler is working with them and invites me to interact.

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