Basic Questions On Vertebrates! Trivia Quiz

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Basic Questions On Vertebrates! Trivia Quiz

What do you know about vertebrates? A vertebrate is an creature with a spinal cord surrounded by cartilage or bone. Their backbone consists of a column of bones that supports the body and protects the spinal cord. Vertebrates are the most sophisticated organisms on earth. They are comprised of many different types of organisms. Vertebrates include fish, birds, amphibians, and mammals. If you would like to discover further about vertebrates, this is the quiz for you.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is NOT classified as a carnivore (meat-eater)?
    • A. 

      Cow

    • B. 

      Lion

    • C. 

      Polar Bear

  • 2. 
    Which of the following does NOT have a backbone?
    • A. 

      Wolf

    • B. 

      Parrot

    • C. 

      Octopus

  • 3. 
    Mammals are the only creatures that have placentas.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    There are still fish we have left to discover.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Vertebrates are the only creatures that walk on four legs.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Birds are most closely related to which reptile?
    • A. 

      Turtles

    • B. 

      Alligators

    • C. 

      Snakes

  • 7. 
    Which mammals have returned to living their entire lives in the water?
    • A. 

      Pinnipeds

    • B. 

      Cetaceans

    • C. 

      Marsupials

  • 8. 
    There are millions of species of mammals.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Birds have leathery eggs like reptiles.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Some lizards have no legs but are still not snakes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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