Do you find the slithering movements of snakes intriguing, and enjoy learning about their various species and habitats? With this snake trivia quiz, you can test your knowledge and learn more about these fascinating creatures. We’ve put together a list of questions and answers related to a wide variety of snakes that will help you discover interesting facts about their anatomy, behavior, and habitat. Whether you’re a herpetologist or just a snake enthusiast, this quiz is sure to challenge and entertain. So, let’s slither into some fun snake trivia!
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What is the longest snake in the world?
The longest reticulated python was just under 33 feet long!
What is the world's most venomous snake?
The Inland Taipan only requires a tiny bit of venom to kill humans. It forms an S shape prior to attacking.
Which is the fastest moving snake in the world?
Also known as a horned rattlesnake, the sidewinder can move as quickly as 18mph.
Which country is famous for having a "Snake Island"?
Ilha de Queimada Grande in Brazil has thousands of venomous Golden Lancehead's. No one has lived there since the 1920s.
What is the term for a flying snake?
There are 5 types of snakes that can fly. The most popular of them is the Paradise Tree Snake.
Which snake has a venomous bite that can kill an elephant?
The King Cobra's bite is so powerful that it can kill an elephant in just several hours after biting it.
What is the smallest snake?
The Barbados threadsnake is roughly 4 inches long.
Why do snakes flick their tongues?
By flicking their tongues snakes can find prey they're hunting for or find potential mating partners.
What type of snake is commonly kept as a pet?
What is the name of the largest species of snake in the world?
What type of snake is known for its ability to mimic the movement of a vine in order to ambush its prey?
Which serpent among the following has a particularly bright color?
Which continent does NOT have snakes?
Not only does Antarctica have no snakes, it has no reptiles in general.
Which snake has the longest fangs?
The Gaboon Viper fangs can grow up to 2 inches long.
Which of these countries does not have snakes?
Snakes are not even in zoos in New Zealand.
Which serpent is considered to be the most dangerously poisonous in the world?
How many species of venomous snakes are there?
Of the 600 venomous snakes only about 200 are actually able to kill a human.
Where are black mamba snakes commonly found?
Which one of the following serpents does not reside in Australia?
Roughly how many species of snakes are there?
There are roughly 3,500 types of snakes on the planet.
What type of snake is the symbol of medical care and is often depicted on the medical symbol staff of Asclepius?
What percentage of snakes lay eggs?
The other 30% of snakes have live births. Most snakes living in colder climates do not lay eggs.