10 most difficult reptiles riddles A list of ten (out of 16) reptiles related questions that are the most often answered incorrectly Reptiles quiz 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. very hard 20% to match their surroundingsto match their surroundings51%as a social signal to othe chameleonsas a social signal to othe chameleons20%their skin change color when pressedtheir skin change color when pressed5%chameleons do not change colorchameleons do not change color22%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 8276 answers in 4 languages »colors riddles » 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. very hard 21% AnapsidAnapsid14%DiapsidDiapsid22%SynapsidSynapsid21%None of the above are extinctNone of the above are extinct41%Created by: Tschuka . Statistics based on 1007 answers in 2 languages »bones riddles » Where do the largest among all crocodilians (crocodiles, alligators, caimans, gharials) live?In Southeast Asia. The saltwater crocodile is the largest of all living reptiles, reaching up to 6.3 m and 1,360 kg. It may be found from Northern Australia to the eastern coast of India.very hard 28% in Southeast Asiain Southeast Asia28%in Floridain Florida17%in South Australiain South Australia23%in the Nilein the Nile30%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 7568 answers in 2 languages »carnivores 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.very hard 28% Boa constrictorBoa constrictor10%AnacondaAnaconda56%Reticulated pythonReticulated python28%King cobraKing cobra4%Created by: Mergins. Statistics based on 2931 answers in 3 languages »zoology riddles » Which turtles are the biggest?Leatherback. The leatherback sea turtle, the only extant member of the family Dermochelyidae, is the largest of all living turtles and is the fourth largest modern reptile behind three crocodilians. In the Caribbean, the mean size of adults was reported at 384 kg (850 lb) in weight. The largest ever found weighed 916 kilograms (2,020 lb).very hard 30% greengreen3%leatherbackleatherback30%aldabra giant tortoisealdabra giant tortoise18%galapagos tortoisegalapagos tortoise47%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 8732 answers in 5 languages »sea animals riddles » Which sea turtles are the deepest divers?Leatherback turtles are one of the deepest diving marine animals. Individuals have been recorded diving to depths as great as 1,280 meters (4,200 ft). Such depths are unreachable for turtles with hard shells, as these would have been crushed by the pressure.very hard 37% hawksbillhawksbill17%leatherbackleatherback37%loggerheadloggerhead20%greengreen24%Created by: Jason Beagley. Statistics based on 12884 answers in 2 languages »animals 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. hard 41% inland taipaninland taipan41%king cobraking cobra28%indian cobraindian cobra8%eastern diamondback rattlesnakeeastern diamondback rattlesnake21%Created by: Kecajq. Statistics based on 5230 answers in 3 languages »zoology 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.hard 42% estivationestivation42%hypernationhypernation35%scavationscavation12%civerationciveration9%Created by: yoshchim. Statistics based on 8285 answers in 4 languages »nature riddles » What animal is that?Crocodile. When the crocodile's mouth is closed, the large fourth tooth in the lower jaw fits into a constriction in the upper jaw. For hard-to-distinguish specimens, the protruding tooth is the most reliable feature to define a specieshard 44% alligatoralligator35%crocodilecrocodile44%caimancaiman14%gharialgharial5%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 15863 answers in 2 languages »predators 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.hard 49% In the NileIn the Nile13%In the Ganges RiverIn the Ganges River49%In the AmazonIn the Amazon17%In the entire Central Africa (Congo and its tributaries)In the entire Central Africa (Congo and its tributaries)19%Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczyk. Statistics based on 23018 answers in 3 languages »biology riddles » Play reptiles quiz and see all the questions.