Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Reptiles?

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Think you know everything there is to know about reptiles? Here's a short and fun 'Reptiles Quiz' that we've prepared for you. Try playing this fun quiz and you'll get the chance to test your knowledge about the wonderful species of reptiles. This quiz includes general questions about reptiles which can help you with the zoology final exam too. So, if you're preparing for the zoology exam, then you'll find this quiz really helpful. So, are you ready to test your knowledge with this quiz? Good luck solving it.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which is not a characteristic required to be a chordate?
    • A. 

      Notochord

    • B. 

      Pharyngeal gills

    • C. 

      Pharyngeal slits

    • D. 

      Postanal tail

  • 2. 
    Which of the following protects the embryo from desiccation, cushions the embryo, promotes gas transfer and stores waste materials?
    • A. 

      Amniotic egg

    • B. 

      Ovary

    • C. 

      Jacobson's organ

    • D. 

      Ossicles

  • 3. 
    The first group to possess amniotic eggs were
    • A. 

      Aves

    • B. 

      Mammalia

    • C. 

      Amphibia

    • D. 

      Reptilia

    • E. 

      Nomads

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is not one of the 4 membranes of an amniotic egg?
    • A. 

      Chorion

    • B. 

      Yolk sac

    • C. 

      Embryo

    • D. 

      Allantois

  • 5. 
    Which order in Reptilia is toothless?
    • A. 

      Sphenodontida or Rhynchocephalia

    • B. 

      Squamata

    • C. 

      Crocodylia

    • D. 

      Testudines or Chelonia

  • 6. 
    Which order has some limbless members?
    • A. 

      Sphenodontida

    • B. 

      Squamata

    • C. 

      Crocodylia

    • D. 

      Testudines

  • 7. 
    Which order has a third(parietal) eye?
    • A. 

      Testudines

    • B. 

      Sphenodontida

    • C. 

      Squamata

    • D. 

      Crocodylia

  • 8. 
    Reptiles and birds have what kind of scales?
    • A. 

      Ectodermal

    • B. 

      Endodermal

    • C. 

      Epidermal

    • D. 

      Rainbow

  • 9. 
    The ventral portion of a turtle shell is called the
    • A. 

      Carapace

    • B. 

      Plastron

    • C. 

      Bottom

  • 10. 
    What is a turtle's beak made of?
    • A. 

      Keratin

    • B. 

      Bone

    • C. 

      Cartilage

    • D. 

      Fat

  • 11. 
    The suborder Sauria includes the
    • A. 

      Turtles

    • B. 

      Snakes

    • C. 

      Tuataras

    • D. 

      Lizards

    • E. 

      Kittens

  • 12. 
    The order Squamata includes the suborders
    • A. 

      Serpentes and Sauria

    • B. 

      Serpentes and Sphenodontida

    • C. 

      Sauria, Serpentes, Amphisbaenia

    • D. 

      Stuff

  • 13. 
    True or False. Lizards can regenerate limbs and tails when necessary.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    True or False. Some lizards have a diminished pelvic girdle.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    How do snakes swallow large food?
    • A. 

      Inject venom into it to make it smaller

    • B. 

      Extra jaw muscles

    • C. 

      A hinge mechanism in the jaw

    • D. 

      They just do

  • 16. 
    Which is not a characteristic of the order Crocodylia?
    • A. 

      Snout shape varies

    • B. 

      Parietal eyes

    • C. 

      Nearest relative to birds

    • D. 

      Care for their young

    • E. 

      3 chambered heart

  • 17. 
    Reptile skin contains all but which of the following characteristics?
    • A. 

      Smooth

    • B. 

      Contains keratin

    • C. 

      Dry

  • 18. 
    Most reptiles have a
    • A. 

      1 chambered heart

    • B. 

      2 chambered heart

    • C. 

      3 chambered heart

    • D. 

      4 chambered heart

  • 19. 
    Body temperature is controlled by
    • A. 

      Basking

    • B. 

      Location

    • C. 

      Behavioral mechanisms

    • D. 

      All of these

  • 20. 
    All of the following are characteristics of reptiles except which one?
    • A. 

      Poikilothermic

    • B. 

      Warm-blooded

    • C. 

      Internal fertilization

    • D. 

      Some are parthenogenetic

  • 21. 
    Reptiles may be ____________. 
    • A. 

      Oviparous

    • B. 

      Ovoviviparous

    • C. 

      Oviparous and ovoviviparous

    • D. 

      Neither

  • 22. 
    True or false. Lizards detect sounds from bone vibrations.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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