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The World of Amphibians

written by: pantera182
 
If you are an animal lover, this amphibian quiz is for you.

Question 1:


What term is used the denote the terrestrial stage of the development of the young newt?
Eft
Elf
Imago
Larva

Question 2:


To what country is the Rhinoderma rufum, a species of frog from the family Rhinodermatidae, endemic?
Chile
United States
India
Brazil

Question 3:


What is the literal translation of the Greek word 'amphibios', from which the modern word 'amphibian' originated?
Water and air
Both kinds of life
Two in one
Water and land

Question 4:


What interesting characteristic do all amphibians called caecilians share?
They have no legs.
They have external ears.
They are hermaphrodites.
They have four eyes.

Question 5:


What animal does the greater siren, a nocturnal amphibian, resemble externally?
A lizard
A gecko
A frog
An eel

Question 6:


Which of these statements is wrong about the Glass frogs from the amphibian family Centrolenidae?
They are found mainly in Australia and Tasmania.
They are arboreal animals.
Their skin is transparent.
All of these

Question 7:


What other interesting name is used commonly to refer to the Purple frog, an amphibian endemic to the Western Ghats in India?
Chicken frog
Mole frog
Pignose Frog
All of these

Question 8:


What does the diet of the Eastern Tiger Salamander mainly consist of?
Fish
Leaves
Shrimp
Insects

Question 9:


What behavior is typical of the Argentine horned frog, also known as Argentine wide-mouthed frog?
All of these
It never stops moving.
It 'sings' almost incessantly.
It would eat up anything that comes in its eyesight.

Question 10:


Where does the female Suriname Toad keep its eggs until they develop into young frogs?
Between its hind legs
In its vocal sac
On its back
In its stomach

 


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