Reptile Quiz

Reptiles
  1. Which of the following made it possible for reptiles to make a complete transition to land?
    amniote egg
    3 chambered heart
    double loop circulation
    nictitating membrane
  2. Which of the following pairs is most closely related?
    snake & lizard
    crocodile & tuatara
    alligator & komodo dragon
    alligator & alligator snapping turtle
  3. Which part of the amniote egg is responsible for storing waste?
    chorion
    yolk sac
    amnion
    allantois
  4. Sea snakes and turtles breathe:
    with gills
    with lungs
    through their skin
    through their chorion
  5. Turtles and Tortoises belong to the ORDER:
    Squamata
    Crocodilia
    Chelonia
    Rynchocephalia
  6. Which organ on the snake is responsible for detecting odors?
    cloaca
    pit organ
    Jacobson’s organ
    venom gland
  7. Which of the following reptiles is known as a “living fossil”?
    tuatara
    komodo dragon
    sea turtle
    anaconda
  8. The top of a turtle’s shell is called the:
    plastron
    amnion
    carapace
    ventricle
  9. Snakes are thought to have evolved from:
    crocodilians
    lizards
    eels
    salamanders
  10. Ovoviviparous snakes:
    are venomous
    incubate eggs within the body
    lay eggs in nests
    do not have an amnion

   

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