Reptiles questions This is a list of recently added questions about reptiles. Play reptiles quiz and see all the questions. Which reptile subgroup is considered extinct?Synapsids were the largest terrestrial vertebrates in the Permian period, 299 to 251 million years ago, although some of the larger pareiasaurs at the end of Permian could match them in size. Created by: Tschuka very hard 21% AnapsidAnapsid143DiapsidDiapsid227SynapsidSynapsid212None of the above are extinctNone of the above are extinct418bones riddles » What snake is that?Western green mamba. Very charcteristic fo western green mambas are big green rinds in various shapes and black edges. Like all the other mambas, the western green mamba is a highly venomous species. Its venom can kill human being very fast unless antivenom is provided.Created by: Ninjaieasy 79% grass snakegrass snake672western green mambawestern green mamba7166inland taipaninland taipan619king cobraking cobra546dangerous animals riddles » What is the longest snake?Reticulated python. This species is the largest snake native to Asia. More than a thousand wild reticulated pythons in southern Sumatra were studied and estimated to have a length range of 1.5 to 6.5 m (4.9 to 21.3 ft) and a weight range of 1 to 75 kg (2.2 to 165.3 lb). Reticulated pythons with lengths more than 6 m (19.7 ft) are rare, though according to the Guinness Book of World Records, it is the only extant snake to regularly exceed that length. A reticulated python of the same length as a green anaconda may weigh only half as much as the bulkier anaconda.Created by: Merginsvery hard 28% Boa constrictorBoa constrictor300AnacondaAnaconda1665Reticulated pythonReticulated python823King cobraKing cobra139zoology riddles » Which snake is the most venomous?Inland taipan. The maximum amount of venom released with one bite can kill about 100 people. Interestingly, none of the recorded incidents of bitten humans have been fatal. Created by: Kecajqhard 41% inland taipaninland taipan2176king cobraking cobra1475indian cobraindian cobra446eastern diamondback rattlesnakeeastern diamondback rattlesnake1118zoology riddles » How is the branch of zoology concerned with aphibians and reptiles called?Herpetology. "Herp" is a vernacular term for reptiles and amphibians. It is derived from Greek 'herpien' meaning 'to creep'.Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczykhard 55% ichthyologyichthyology4868herpetologyherpetology14513malacologymalacology2492entomologyentomology4145names riddles » What it is an autotomy?Self amputation (e.g. of a tail). Autotomy (from the Greek auto- "self-" and tome "severing") or self amputation is the behaviour whereby an animal sheds or discards one or more of its own appendages, usually as a self-defense mechanism to elude a predator's grasp or to distract the predator and thereby allow escape. The lost body part may be regenerated later.Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczykhard 56% eating only one kind of spieces (e.g. the koala is eating leaves of the eucalyptus)eating only one kind of spieces (e.g. the koala is eating leaves of the eucalyptus)2441self amputation (e.g. of a tail)self amputation (e.g. of a tail)12718hunting of its own kindhunting of its own kind5340in-breeding (small gene pool)in-breeding (small gene pool)2186human anatomy riddles » Where do gharials live?In the Ganges River. The gharial (Gavialis gangeticus), also known as the gavial, and the fish-eating crocodile, is a crocodilian of the family Gavialidae, native to the northern part of the Indian Subcontinent. It is harmless to humans.Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczykhard 49% In the NileIn the Nile3060In the Ganges RiverIn the Ganges River11452In the AmazonIn the Amazon4008In the entire Central Africa (Congo and its tributaries)In the entire Central Africa (Congo and its tributaries)4416biology riddles » If sleeping through winter is hibernation, what is sleeping through summer?Estivation is a state of animal dormancy, similar to hibernation, that is entered in response to high temperatures and arid conditions. Many air-breathing land snails commonly estivate during periods of heat. animals that aestivate include North American desert tortoises, crocodiles, salamanders, African lung fish and dwarf lemurs.Created by: yoshchimhard 42% estivationestivation3515hypernationhypernation2922scavationscavation1015civerationciveration804animals riddles » For what main reason do chameleons change color? As a social signal to othe chameleons. Color change in chameleons has various functions, depending on the species, but the most common is social signaling. Only few species, such as Smith's dwarf chameleon, also adjust their colors for camouflage. Created by: globalquiz.orgvery hard 20% to match their surroundingsto match their surroundings4268as a social signal to othe chameleonsas a social signal to othe chameleons1670their skin change color when pressedtheir skin change color when pressed473chameleons do not change colorchameleons do not change color1840colors riddles » Which reptiles roar?Crocodiles have vocal cords in the larynx and are the only reptiles able to produce guttural roars.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 54% lizardslizards1159crocodilescrocodiles14250turtlesturtles2300nonenone8564nature riddles » Play reptiles quiz and see all the questions.