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What a Snake! Where a Snake! Trivia Quiz

Match the snake with its natural habitat.

A matching quiz by bernie73. Estimated time: 4 mins.
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4 mins
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Quiz #
Dec 03 21
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(a) Drag-and-drop from the right to the left, or (b) click on a right side answer box and then on a left side box to move it.
1. West Indies and South America  
  Tiger Rattlesnake
2. Europe and Northern Asia  
  Horned Desert Viper
3. South America  
  Scrub Python
4. Sub-Saharan Africa  
  Grey Lora
5. South Asia and Southeast Asia  
  Common Adder
6. Trinidad and Tobago  
  Boa Constrictor
7. Southeast Asia and East Asia  
  Reticulated Python
8. United States and Mexico  
  Black Mamba
9. Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, and Australia  
  Green Anaconda
10. North Africa and Southwest Asia  
  King Rat Snake

Select each answer

1. West Indies and South America
2. Europe and Northern Asia
3. South America
4. Sub-Saharan Africa
5. South Asia and Southeast Asia
6. Trinidad and Tobago
7. Southeast Asia and East Asia
8. United States and Mexico
9. Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, and Australia
10. North Africa and Southwest Asia

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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. West Indies and South America

Answer: Boa Constrictor

The Boa Constrictor can be found in the warmer parts of South America and some of the islands of the West Indies. Several subspecies of the boa constrictor (also called the red-tailed boa) exist. Adult boas can range in length from six to ten feet and typically weigh 20-30 pounds The boa is a non-venomous snake and is also bred for captivity.

These nocturnal snakes generally live alone apart from mating season.
2. Europe and Northern Asia

Answer: Common Adder

The common adder is also called the European adder or European viper. It is found throughout most of Europe and a large part of Northern Asia. The common adder, as an adult, generally runs between two and three feet and weighs between two and six ounces. Common adders are daytime snakes and generally not aggressive towards humans. Common adders are considered venomous, though the toxicity of their venom is low compared to some other snakes.
3. South America

Answer: Green Anaconda

The green anaconda is also called the common anaconda or giant anaconda. It is one of the largest and heaviest snakes in the world. The adult generally reaches a length of 10-15 feet, with the female being somewhat larger than the male. An adult green anaconda weighs about 65-150 pounds.

The green anaconda is mostly nocturnal and usually lives near water. The scientific name of the green anaconda is Eunectes murinus. It is found in South America.
4. Sub-Saharan Africa

Answer: Black Mamba

The black mamba can be found in various locations throughout Southern, Eastern, Central, and possibly West Africa. It can be found both on the ground and in trees and moves relatively quickly. The black mamba has venom that is fairly toxic to humans and relatively quick acting. The adult black mamba often reaches a length of seven to nine feet and weighs about three to four pounds.
5. South Asia and Southeast Asia

Answer: Reticulated Python

The reticulated python is a surprisingly good swimmer and has been able to colonize islands off the coast of its natural habitat in South Asia and Southeast Asia. Adult reticulated pythons can range from five feet to 21 feet in length. They can weigh as little as two pounds or as much as 165 pounds.

It is non-venomous but instead uses constriction to capture its prey, which often includes small mammals and sometimes birds.
6. Trinidad and Tobago

Answer: Grey Lora

The grey lora is also known as the Trinidad upland parrot snake. The first specimen was not observed until the 1930s. Its scientific name is Leptophis stimsoni. The grey lora has been observed in the Northern Range of Trinidad at altitudes of 980 feet and higher. It is a relatively small species of snake.
7. Southeast Asia and East Asia

Answer: King Rat Snake

The king rat snake is also known as the Taiwan stink snake. The name king rat snake comes from this snake including other snakes in its diet. This snake has the ability to release a highly unpleasant scent from glands as a defense mechanism. The king rat snake is found in China, Taiwan, North Vietnam, and the Ryukyu Islands of Japan.

This snake is fairly large reaching lengths up to eight feet as an adult.
8. United States and Mexico

Answer: Tiger Rattlesnake

The habitat of the tiger rattlesnake spans the two sides of the US-Mexico border, including desert regions. During the warmest months, this snake tends to be nocturnal but its habits switch more to daylight hours during cooler months. An adult tiger rattlesnake is usually about two to three feet in length and weighs about one pound. Compared to some other species of snakes, the population of tiger rattlesnakes is relatively stable.
9. Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, and Australia

Answer: Scrub Python

The scrub python is also called the amethystine python. Like some snake species, females tend to be somewhat larger than males. The typical female might weigh about 33 pounds with the typical male approximately half that size. An average adult scrub python is about six to 13 feet in length.

The snake is found Queensland in Australia along with Papua New Guinea and the easternmost parts of Indonesia. Several subspecies exist.
10. North Africa and Southwest Asia

Answer: Horned Desert Viper

This snake is also called the Saharan horned viper. It is usually found in the desert areas of North Africa and Southwest Asia. The snake usually has two small "horns" above the eyes. The average horned desert viper is usually one to two feet in length, with females somewhat larger than males.

Its prey includes small birds and rodents. The horned desert viper moves through its desert environment by sidewinding, leaving impressions in sandy areas.
Source: Author bernie73

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