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Venomous Animals

written by: pantera182
 
Watch it! They are coming to get you! Beware of their bite or sting, for it may be the last thing you will ever feel.

Question 1:


'Venomous' and 'poisonous' are two different terms. What does the term 'venomous' refer to?
Animals that inject venom
Animals that are deadly when eaten
Plants and animals that secrete venom and are harmful when touched
All of these

Question 2:


Which of these statements is true about the slow loris, a primate which is both poisonous and venomous?
All of these
It secretes a toxin from the glands on the inside of its elbows.
It has a venomous bite.
It covers its young with a toxin to keep them from being eaten.

Question 3:


The Brazilian wandering spiders are included in Guinness World Records 2007 as the world's most venomous spiders. How do they inject their venom?
By stinging
By biting
All of these
By urticating hairs

Question 4:


What creature is considered the most venomous on the planet?
Killer bee
Box jellyfish
Cone snail
Fat-tailed scorpion

Question 5:


The stonefish is an extremely venomous type of fish that lives in the coastal regions of Indo-Pacific oceans. How does it inject its venom?
With its dorsal fin
With its pectoral fin
With its tail fin
With its sharp teeth

Question 6:


The name of cobras, which are very venomous, comes from the Portuguese 'cobra de capello'. What does this mean?
Poisonous nose
Poisonous hat
Snake with hood
Snake with nose

Question 7:


Venomous mammals do exist, although they are very rare. Which of these mammals is venomous?
Platypus
European Mole
Cuban Solenodon
All of these

Question 8:


The Northern Short-tailed Shrew is a small venomous mammal that populates this area.
North America
North and Northeast Asia
Central America and the northern parts of South America
Europe

Question 9:


How do fire ants, a type of venomous ants, introduce their venom?
All of these
Through biting
Through stinging
Through biting and then spraying the wound with venom

Question 10:


What kind of animal is the venomous Gila monster that is indigenous to southwestern United States and northern Mexico?
Invertebrate
Mammal
Frog
Lizard

 


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