Quiz on Snakes of the World | International Snake Day-Part 1

Quiz on Snakes of the World | International Snake Day-Part 1

World Snake Day is celebrated on the sixteenth of July each year. International Snake Day is meant to create awareness about snakes found throughout the world and to highlight their importance to the biosphere.

Snakes belong to the reptile family. Snakes inhabit every continent except Antarctica and are found throughout the world.

Earth is home to more than 3,500 snake species, nearly 600 of which are venomous. Sadly, they are often misunderstood. Learn more about snakes this World Snake Day.

Take this quiz, update your knowledge and check out these astounding snake facts. Don’t worry, they won’t leap out and bite you!

Quiz on Snakes of the World | International Snake Day-Part 1
Quiz on Snakes of the World | International Snake Day-Part 1

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This Hissing Creature Is Found In The Warm Waters Of The Pacific And Indian Oceans. What Is Its Name?

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Except for the Atlantic Ocean, this snake lives in tropical oceanic waters around the world.
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Yellow-bellied Sea Snakes live in the warm waters of the Pacific and Indian oceans and eat only fish. The females of this particular breed are much larger than the males.

Can You Identify This Snake?

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They are the longest venomous snakes in Africa.
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African savannas and rocky hills are home to black mambas. This is the longest venomous snake in Africa, reaching up to 14 feet in length, although 8.2 feet is more typical. In addition, they slither at speeds of up to 12.5 miles per hour, making them one of the fastest snakes on earth.

This Snake Is Known As __________.

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They are excellent climbers and swimmers, especially when they are after prey.
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Turkmenistan, Northeastern Iran, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, southwestern Tajikistan, north and east Afghanistan, and the Fergana Valley, are all home to this snake. From an early age, Caspian Cobras tend to be aggressive and bad-tempered. They are excellent climbers and swimmers, especially when they are after prey.

What Is The Common Name For This Venomous Snake?

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This venomous snake can be found throughout Africa, except in the Sahara and the rainforest regions, in savannah and grasslands.
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The Puff Adder will coil into a defensive position and hiss loudly when disturbed. It's important not to ignore this sound, since it's a warning signal.

What Is The Name Of This Snake?

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Coral reefs are a common habitat for this sea snake. At least once every six hours, it breaks the surface to breathe air.
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The Black-Banded Sea Krait has a forked tongue, lidless eyes, and scales, just like land snakes. Since it spends much of its time underwater, it differs from land snakes in having a short, flattened tail that propels it while swimming.

Can You Identify This Snake?

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Chinese instruments like the Erhu are made from the skin of this snake.
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Chinese instruments like the Erhu are made from the skin of this snake. It does not possess any venom, and its body is incredibly muscular, causing its victims to be crushed. Snakes swallow their prey whole when their heart stops. The prey can sometimes take months to digest. They eat only four to five times a year. They eat only four to five times a year.

Do You Recognize This Snake?

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Ecologically, It Is Important To Keep This Snake Alive.
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Horned vipers play a vital ecological role by keeping a variety of rodents in check. Their maximum size is about two feet. It can survive in the wild for up to 18 years, despite its small size!

This Snake Has Been Named The ________?

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The Snake Is Indigenous to West Africa.
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West Africa is home to the Western Green Mamba. It inhabits tropical and woodland regions. There is a huge variation in the toxicity of its venom, depending on where it lives and what it eats.

Can You Identify This Snake?

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These snakes sound off an alarm before striking.
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Rattlesnakes can still bite if they get too close to you, even when dead! Snake heat sensors remain active until rigor mortis has been completed, typically a day or more after the snake dies. You can still get the snake to bite if you place a warm object like your hand near its mouth.

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Most of the snakes' lives are spent in marine environments.
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Marine environments are home to sea snakes. Sea snakes have been observed in large groups. The first sighting of millions was in 1932, from a steamer off Malaysia.

What Is This Unique Snake Called?

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If the venom contacts the eyes and isn't washed away, the neurotoxic venom causes blisters and inflammation, and it can cause permanent blindness.
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Despite its name, the Black-Necked Spitting Cobra doesn't always have a black neck. There are times when it is pure copper or olive-brown, and then there are times when it is black and white. It is an extremely adaptable snake that thrives in many different environments.

Can You Identify This Snake?

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This Snake Is Also Referred To As Cleopatra's Asp.
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Africa and the Arabian Peninsula are home to this species. It is nocturnal and terrestrial. The goddess Meretseger represents it in mythology. Its large head and hood make it easily identifiable. According to legend, Cleopatra committed suicide after ingesting the venom of the Egyptian Cobra, giving it its name of Cleopatra's Asp. It is likely that she chose this snake because its venom is exceptionally fast-acting and deadly.

The snake in the image is ___________?

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Known for its venom, this pit viper species is found in the deserts of southwestern United States and central Mexico.
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When disturbed or harassed, the Mojave Rattlesnake is aggressive toward humans. Rattlesnakes are easily killed and eaten by predators like the California Kingsnake and roadrunners.

Can You Identify This Snake?

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It has a stocky body, a wide head, and long, hinged fangs at the front of its mouth that are used to inject venom.
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A venomous snake family, the Viperidae, lives in most parts of the world except Antarctica, Australia, Hawaii, Madagascar, as well as a few other isolated islands. With its long hollow fangs, it can deliver a deadly bite. Its mouth can open up to 1800 times. It typically hunts at night. Snake fangs are long and hinged, and can penetrate deep into the skin and inject venom. At present, four subfamilies are recognized.

Do You Know Its Name of This Slitherin?

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It Is The World's Longest Venomous Snake.
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King Cobras can reach a length of 20 feet, making them the longest venomous snake in the world. The snake feeds almost exclusively on other snakes, although it is also known to eat rodents and lizards.

Can You Identify This Snake?

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This snake is highly venomous and severe bites can cause cardiac arrest.
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This snake is highly venomous and severe bites can cause cardiac arrest. Snake charmers are renowned for using it to entice their victims. Despite being deaf to the charmer's pipe, the snake uses sight to follow the moving pipe as well as to detect vibrations from the charmer's foot tapping. Also known as the spectacled cobra, Asian cobras or binocellate cobras, they are native to India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, and Bhutan, and are among the "big four" species that inflict the most snakebites on humans in India.

Can You Identify This Snake?

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This snake is sometimes referred to as a water snake or a ringed snake.
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Grass snakes are non-poisonous snakes native to Europe. This predator eats prey live without constriction and is mostly found near water. This snake will become totally limp in order to feign death in order to defend itself.

Can You Identify This Snake?

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Many movies have been made on it.
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Anacondas or water boas are a species of large snakes found in tropical South America. There are currently four species recognized. A snake that ranges in length from 6.1 m to 20 ft, making it one of the largest snakes on earth. The species has been observed to engage in cannibalism.

Can You Identify This snake?

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Scarlet snake or scarlet kingsnake are its harmless mimics.
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The female coral snake lays eggs which hatch into infant coral snakes. The Coral Snake does not give birth to live young like many other venomous snakes in North America. The Coral Snake is already venomous at birth, being seven inches in length.

Can You Identify This Snake?

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This snake is a large, non-venomous, heavy-bodied snake that is commonly kept and bred in captivity.
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Non-poisonous Boa Constrictors are just as deadly as poisonous snakes. They pick up scents with their flicking tongues. They are found in tropical environments on the ground and in trees. They are nocturnal and solitary.

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Some snakes are venomous while others are not. Snakes do not have eyelids, but instead have transparent scales covering their eyes.

When released into a victim, snake venom contains a complex mix of proteins that spreads quickly throughout the body. Most victims die from neurotoxic venom, which is the fastest to kill.

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