Rattlesnake Trivia Quiz

How much do you know about rattlesnakes? Answer these 24 questions!

True or False

  1. You can tell the age of a rattlesnake by counting the segments of its rattle.
    true false

  2. A rattlesnake can mate with a bullsnake.
    true false

  3. The longest rattlesnake on record was about 8 feet long.
    true false

  4. Rattlesnakes will bite humans in self-defense only.
    true false

  5. Rattlesnakes are born alive, not hatched from an egg.
    true false

  6. All rattlesnakes live in the Americas.
    true false

  7. Rattlesnake bites almost always result in death.
    true false

  8. The Timber Rattlesnake almost became our national symbol.
    true false

  9. Rattlesnakes hibernate in the colder months.
    true false

  10. Rattlesnakes don't always inject venom when they bite.
    true false

  11. The best thing to do when you see a snake is to turn and run.
    true false

  12. A snakes best sense is its sense of smell.
    true false

  13. Most snakes are cold and wet to the touch.
    true false

  14. If you have bullsnakes around, you never have rattlesnakes.
    true false

  15. Rattlesnakes rattle when they are afraid.
    true false

  16. Rattlesnakes always rattle when a human walks near them.
    true false

  17. The fastest of the rattlesnakes is the sidewinder.
    true false

  18. Baby rattlesnakes are more dangerous than adult rattlesnakes.
    true false

  19. Rattlesnakes are one of the most aggressive animals in the world.
    true false

  20. Some snakes make very good pets.
    true false

  21. Rattlesnakes are important predators because they eat rodents.
    true false

  22. Rattlesnakes are deaf and can't hear the sound of their rattle.
    true false

  23. Rattlesnakes are most active in the middle of the day.
    true false

  24. Rattlesnakes are found in 4 different states in this country.
    true false

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