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Rock 'n Roll Zoology

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Rock n Roll Zoology game quiz
"Welcome to Professor Doors' "Rockin' Zoology 101"! Today's assignment: Determine the common household name of the animals listed in the following lyrics from the scientific name I've provided. Have fun (and don't forget my apple!)"

15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit  



1. "These words he speaks are true
We're all humanary stew
If we don't pledge allegiance to..
The 'Latrodectus mactans'"

What is the common name of this insect or arachnid?
    Brown Recluse
    Death's Head
    Boll Weevil
    Black Widow


2. "'Larus smithsonianus' you fly
Across the horizon
Into the misty, morning sun.."

The familiar name of this bird is..?
    Loon
    Robin
    Seagull
    Sparrow


3. "..but the biggest kick I ever got
Was doing a thing called the 'Crocodylus niloticus' rock
While the other kids were rocking round the clock.."

What is the household name for this reptile?
    Komodo Dragon
    Snapping Turtle
    Crocodile
    Alligator


4. "Walking through forests of palm tree apartments
Scoff at the 'Ateles hybridus'
Who live in their dark tents.."

Which man-like mammals are we?
    Apes
    Monkeys
    Gorillas
    Baboons


5. "..And if the real thing don't do the trick
You better make up something quick
You gonna burn, burn, burn, burn it to the wick
Oooooh 'Sphyraena sphyraena.'"

What is the common name for this ocean lover?
    Tiger Shark
    Barracuda
    Moray Eel
    Stingray


6. "In touch with the ground
I'm on the hunt
I'm after you
Smell like I sound
I'm lost in the crowd
And I'm hungry like the 'Canus lupus'."

What is the familiar name for this animal?
    Dingo
    Coyote
    Fox
    Wolf


7. "..Time keeps on slippin, slippin, slippin
Into the future
I want to fly like an 'Haliaeetus leucocephalus'
To the sea.."

The household name for me is..?
    Eagle
    Raven
    Hawk
    Osprey


8. "..Don't lose your grip on the dreams of the past
You must fight just to keep them alive
It's the eye of the 'Panthera tigris'
It's the cream of the fight.."

What big kitty is this?
    Panther
    Tiger
    Lion
    Cheetah


9. "..Used to sing and say my prayers
Live my life without a care
Now I have become a fool
Because I listened to the 'E. caballus + asinus'."


Name this four-legged animal..
    Mole
    Mule
    Hare
    Mare


10. "Now in darkness, world stops turning
As the war machine keeps burning
No more war 'Sus scrofa domesticas' of the power
Hand of God has struck the hour.."

The common name for these farm animals?
    Bulls
    Pigs
    Horses
    Dogs


11. "'Turdus merula' singing
In the dead of night
Take these broken wings
And learn to fly.."

What is the common name of this songbird?
    Blackbird
    Starling
    Sparrow
    Chickadee


12. "I watched you suffer a dull aching pain
Now you decided to show me the same
No sweeping exits or offstage lines
could make me feel bitter or leave me unkind
'Equus ferus' couldn't drag me away.."

What is the familiar name for these hooved animals?
    Wild Horses
    Mustangs
    Donkeys
    Zebras


13. "..So we gotta make the most of our one night together
When it's over you know
We'll both be so alone
Like a 'Desmodus rotundus' out of hell
I'll be gone when the morning comes..."

Name this winged creature.
    Owl
    Locust
    Vulture
    Bat


14. "Sleek women behind every door
Cost more than you got
You best be up
If you want some more
Cause if you don't, you'll be shot
'Canis lupus familiaris, Canis lupus familiaris'
'Canis lupus familiaris' eat 'Canis lupus familiaris'.."

What is the common name for this furry animal?
    Raccoon
    Ferret
    Dog
    Rabbit


15. "..But the drum-beat strains of the night remain
In the rhythm of the new-born day
You know sometime you're bound to leave her
But for now you're going to stay
In the year of the 'Felis catus'."

The household name for this animal is..?
    Snake
    Rabbit
    Cat
    Rooster


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Compiled Jun 28 12