Volunteer Educator Animal Handler Training Session I Quiz

21 Questions | Total Attempts: 52

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  • 1. 
    Select all the equipment needed for transporting a snake.
    • A. 

      Dri-dek

    • B. 

      Newspaper

    • C. 

      Cardboard box

    • D. 

      Yellow towel

    • E. 

      Lid strap

    • F. 

      Appropriatly sized cooler

    • G. 

      Pillowcase

    • H. 

      Gloves

  • 2. 
    Before putting a tortoise on the ground it is important to consider the substrate (ground). Do not allow the tortoise to eat anything.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    When holding a blue-tongued skink and it becomes active (wiggling or trying to walk), you should...
    • A. 

      Grip it tightly

    • B. 

      Rub its head

    • C. 

      Treadmill your hands

  • 4. 
    When the aquatic Brazilian rainbow boa is curled up in its waterbowl you can gently touch it and remove it for use.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    You need to take a reptile to a different building, but the outside temperature is below the handling guidelines. You should...
    • A. 

      Walk very fast to your destination.

    • B. 

      Cover the top of the cooler with a towel.

    • C. 

      Put the reptile in a pillowcase for warmth.

  • 6. 
    After removing a water dish from an arthropod container, it should be placed...
    • A. 

      In the exact spot where the container was.

    • B. 

      In the exact spot where the container was, after dumping the water out.

    • C. 

      In the sink for cleaning.

  • 7. 
    Signs of stress or discomfort in turtles include: (check all that apply)
    • A. 

      Blinking

    • B. 

      Biting

    • C. 

      Staying in its shell

    • D. 

      Crawling towards people

    • E. 

      Retreating from people

    • F. 

      Limpness of head/limbs

  • 8. 
    Choose which arthropods that you can remove the cork bark from their container.
    • A. 

      Scorpion

    • B. 

      Vinegaroon

    • C. 

      Tailless Whip Spider

    • D. 

      Cockroach

  • 9. 
    Choose the correct crating procedure for a turantula.
    • A. 

      Scoop tarantula up with gloved hand from enclosure and place in travel terrarium. Place travel terrarium inside cooler. Crumple up newspaper and place around terrarium to keep it from sliding around in cooler.

    • B. 

      Coax tarantula into travel terrarium using a piece of mulch. Place travel terrarium inside cooler. Crumple up newspaper and place around terrarium to keep it from sliding around in cooler.

    • C. 

      Tarantula is housed in a travel terrarium. Open travel terrarium, remove water dish and close terrarium lid. Place travel terrarium inside cooler. Crumple up newspaper and place around terrarium to keep it from sliding around in cooler.

  • 10. 
    You should never expose a cooler or crate (with or without an animal inside) to prolonged heat, cold, or sunlight.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Which kind of armadillo should only be touched by guests when you are holding it?
    • A. 

      Three-banded armadillo

    • B. 

      Screaming hairy armadillo

  • 12. 
    It is typical for Stella the tortoise to remain in her shell when you first get her out.
    • A. 

      Yes, but only for a short while.

    • B. 

      No, she is always ready to go!

  • 13. 
    You should always wash/sanitize your hands before handling each animal.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Choose which signs indicate that a snake is overheating:
    • A. 

      Overly active

    • B. 

      Wrapping around tightly

    • C. 

      Lethargy or limpness

    • D. 

      Striking and/or hissing

    • E. 

      Sticking tongue in and out

  • 15. 
    It is normal and okay for a screaming hairy armadillo to scream.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    What are Juliet's abnormalities?
    • A. 

      She has a balloon-shaped shell.

    • B. 

      She has a deformed heart-shaped shell and is unable to tuck her head in.

    • C. 

      She has no abnormalities, just personality quirks.

  • 17. 
    When removing a snake from its drawer, check to see if it is inside the hut/cardboard box. If the snake is inside the hut/box, reach your hand in and pull it out.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Which type of armadillo may people touch when on the ground?
    • A. 

      Three-banded armadillo

    • B. 

      Screaming hairy armadillo

  • 19. 
    When a three-banded armadillo starts to buck in your hands...
    • A. 

      Move your hand to "ride" the buck.

    • B. 

      Add some pressure to prevent the animal from hurting itself.

    • C. 

      Put it down on the ground or put it away.

  • 20. 
    You can let a cockroach walk around on your hand as long as the guests are not actively touching it.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    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.

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