Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Snakes?
How Much Do You Know About Snakes?
By: Annette
Image: Shutterstock

About This Quiz

Whether you think snakes are the stuff of nightmares or a bunch of slithering fun, you’ll be impressed with the rare qualities these cold-blooded creatures can display. Take this quiz right now, and you may surprise yourself by making interesting small talk about the wonderful world of snakes at your next get-together.

Snakes have been a major symbol throughout antiquity; you'll find its figure when perusing Egyptian history or studying the imagery in Hinduism. The Egyptians thought the snake was quite royal, while in Hinduism it represents mortality and rebirth. Why even today, if you've ever seen the World Health Organization or American Medical Association logo, you’ll note it has a snake wrapped around a rod, a symbol of the healing arts.

But what may impress you most, are the unusual qualities of snakes. With over 3,000 species on Earth, you'll find that some snakes can hold their breath for up to 10 minutes underwater. Some can “see” with their pits (one on each side of the head) which senses heat and are thought to render images of prey for the snakes' brains. Are you thirsting to learn more? Then take this snake trivia quiz right now and get sssssatisfied.

1 of 35
Snakes are covered in what?
2 of 35
A decapitated​ head of a snake can still do what?
3 of 35
Snakes are what sort of eaters?
4 of 35
What is the term for a snake squeezing its prey?
5 of 35
Snakes smell with their what?
6 of 35
Which of these is a water snake?
9 of 35
A snake's teeth point which direction?
10 of 35
On average, snakes usually live how many years?
11 of 35
12 of 35
Where do anacondas call home?
13 of 35
How many meals do snakes need to eat in a year to be healthy?
14 of 35
What percentage of snakes are predators?
15 of 35
Can venomous snakes commit suicide?
16 of 35
What is the world's longest venomous snake?
17 of 35
When do snakes stop growing?
18 of 35
Snakes evolved from what?
19 of 35
What is the world's most venomous snake?
20 of 35
How many times per year does a snake shed its skin?
21 of 35
Do snakes blink?
22 of 35
Are there flying snakes?
24 of 35
Do snakes give birth to live young?
25 of 35
Which of these is among the world's most venomous snakes?
26 of 35
Throughout​ history, how have people thought about snakes?
27 of 35
Which is the most intelligent snake?
28 of 35
The rattle of rattlesnakes is made of what?
29 of 35
Where do snakes NOT reside?
30 of 35
How long will a snake have its fangs?
31 of 35
How many snake species in the world can kill a human with one bite?
32 of 35
Which are the longest snakes in the world?
33 of 35
34 of 35
What do snakes use to ward off predators?
35 of 35
Receive a hint after watching this short video from our sponsors.