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Last Updated: Wednesday May 11 2011 16:18 GMT

Quiz: Adders

Adder Quiz

Try out our slithery quiz all about adders!

Adder

1.) Question 1

For humans the bite of an adder is...

Adder
  1. ... painful.
  2. ... not painful.
  3. ... not dangerous at all.

2.) Question 2

Adders are the only * snakes found in Britain.

  1. friendly
  2. brown
  3. poisonous

3.) Question 3

What is venom?

Adder
  1. Poisonous fluid used by snakes to attack other creatures.
  2. The skin of a snake.
  3. A snake's tooth.

4.) Question 4

Adders are the only snakes found inside the * circle.

  1. playground
  2. magic
  3. Arctic

5.) Question 5

How often do female adders have babies?

Adder
  1. Once a year.
  2. Once every two or three years.
  3. Once every 20 years.

Answers

  1. An adder's venom is not too dangerous to a healthy adult human, BUT the bite is very painful and it still needs urgent medical attention. Ouch!
  2. Adders are the only poisonous snakes that are found in Britain.
  3. Venom is the poisonous fluid that some snakes and other animals use when attacking other living creatures.
  4. Adders are the only snakes found inside the Arctic circle.
  5. Females have babies once every two or three years.

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