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1
Bikini Bottom Fauna Files 10 questions

We've filed the characters of "SpongeBob SquarePants" under their scientific names, but some of the labels have fallen off. Given some hints, can you identify the phylum, order, or other missing classification of these animals?
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nannywoo
969 plays
2
Wild Mammals, But Orderly 10 questions

Match the wild mammal to the scientific order to which it belongs. A little knowledge of Latin and Greek always helps in taxonomy. Amateur zoology, anyone?
Easy
gracious1
Jun 26 16
630 plays
3
Etymologies of Wee Beasties 10 questions

Etymology and animals - two of my favourite things. Here are ten questions about scientific names of various animals. Enjoy!
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doublemm
492 plays
4
You Named WHAT after me? 10 questions

Or perhaps "You named me after WHO?". Many people have discovered a new species and decided to name it after somebody famous. I will give you an animal's scientific name and some background information. You have to correctly match animal with person.
Average
glendathecat
1401 plays
5
"Animal animal" Animals 10 questions

When the scientific name for an animal uses the same word for both the genus and the species, it is called a tautonym. This quiz explores some animals with taxonomic names that are tautonyms.
Tough
looney_tunes
2034 plays
6
Scientific Names 15 questions

In this quiz, I will give the scientific name for a certain organism. It's your job to choose the correct common name for each scientific name. Good luck!
Average
raidersruleall
2991 plays
7
Animalia Kingdom 10 questions

Over evolutionary time, animals have increased in complexity. Here are 10 questions from 9 phyla in the Animalia kingdom. Enjoy!
Tough
Matthew_07
1206 plays
8
Taxonomy is Not For Wimps 10 questions

Taxonomy is for many people, but wimps are not amongst them! Take this quiz and look at what types of people taxonomy *is* for.
Tough
doublemm
369 plays
9
Double Latin 10 questions

All animals have Latin names as well as English names. Sometimes these Latin names are the same for the genus and species. Here are some of them. See if you know what their English names are. All of these are British or European birds.
Tough
canonbash
237 plays
10
A "Tax"-ing Quiz 10 questions

Taxonomically speaking, can you match the animal with its correct Latin adjective?
Easy
nyirene330
Jan 12 17
390 plays
11
I've Got Two Legs 10 questions

To which taxonomical family do the following bipedal (and limited bipedal) animals belong?
Average
lones78
3270 plays
12
Scientific Names for Animals 10 questions

Do you know the scientific names for different animals? Take this quiz and find out how much you really know about the fauna of the world!
Average
Fangy_Junes
786 plays
13
The Odd Family Out 10 questions

For my first Animals quiz, which will focus on mammals, I shall give you an order, and you must decide which family is not part of that order, that is, the odd one out. Good luck!
Tough
eburge
381 plays
14
Phylogenetics 10 questions

A quiz on phylogenetics and some clades/classifications of animals. If you don't know some of these words, then take the quiz and (hopefully) learn something new! Enjoy!
Tough
IronCretin
642 plays
15
Scientific Road Kill 10 questions

I describe a commonly found road kill animal, and you identify the proper scientific name of that animal! Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines!
Difficult
ben3
1008 plays
16
A Genius of Genus 10 questions

For those who like order in their science, taxonomy is the way to go. If you admired Carolus Linnaeus in school, you could qualify as an amateur taxonomist. And after taking this quiz, you might be in a class of your own.
Average
Desdaimil
405 plays
17
Furry Animals and their Families 10 questions

Match these animals to their scientific family.
Average
bigjohnsludge
Jan 12 17
360 plays
18
A Name So Nice You Have To Say It Twice 10 questions

Sometimes an animal has a scientific name that is the same word repeated, for example the moose is Alces alces. Match each animal's common name with its duplicated scientific name.
Average
AlexT781
Mar 09 17
225 plays
19
Scientific Scientific Names Names 10 questions

No, it's not a quiz title typo! Many animals have a scientific name that is a repeat of two words, for example the scientific name for the red fox is "vulpes vulpes". Can you match the animals to their repeated scientific name?
Tough
ClarkyB
Dec 22 16
225 plays
20
Binomial Nomenclature A to Z 25 questions

Every recognized species of the world has a unique two part name to avoid confusion. I'll give you the common English name for an animal and you pick the correct scientific name for that animal. We'll do one for every letter except 'y' because I say so.
Tough
robinboywonder
1188 plays
21
Scientific Names of Animals 10 questions

I'll give you the scientific name, you guess the common name. Good luck!
Average
carl2613
1776 plays
22
Animal Orders 5 questions

This is a quiz on the different orders of animals.
Tough
tkelsch
1398 plays
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