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  Quiz: Spiders
Updated 08 August 2002, 18.06
There are more than 50,000 different types of spider in the world
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To what class do spiders belong?
  A: Insecta
  B: Nursery
  C: Arachnida
How many legs does a spider have?
  A: Four
  B: Six
  C: Eight
What is the fear of spiders known as?
  A: Arachnophobia
  B: Claustrophobia
  C: Agoraphobia
How many different species of spider are known worldwide?
  A: 40,000
  B: 50,000
  C: 60,000
Of the many species of spider, how many are know to be poisonous?
  A: Only two
  B: About six
  C: More than 10
How do spiders catch their prey?
  A: By using their web to snare insects
  B: By stalking their prey on foot
  C: Both of the above methods


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