Quiz: How Much You Know About Non Poisonous Snakes of India?

Questions : 8 | Total Attempts: 447 | Recent Updated: 03-May-2020
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About 90% of Indian snakes are nonpoisonous and only 10% of snakes are poisonous. The major differences between them are Snakes' bare teeth on both upper and lower Jaws. In poisonous snakes, a pair of maxillary teeth on the upper jaw becomes larger and specialized for biting called fangs. Poison glands directly linked with the fangs through poison duct and when they bite they leave Two large circular punctures on the skin of the victim. Whereas non-poisonous snakes I have no poisonous Apparatus and no fangs. When they bite they leave u shaped marks only. Snake poison is called Venom and can be neutralized by antivenin injection. So take this quiz and know more about non-poisonous snakes of India.

Questions Excerpt


1. Freshwater snakes are always.....

A. Deadly poisonous

B. Weakly poisonous

C. Viviparous

D. Non-poisonous

2. Snake with vestigial eye and no teeth on the lower jaw is....

A. Typholps

B. Dryophis

C. Ptyas

D. Python

3. Largest Indian non poisonous snake is....

A. Typholps

B. Python

C. Eryx

D. Dryophis

4. Double-headed snake is....

A. Zamenis

B. Uropeltis

C. Echis

D. Eryx

5. Which one of the following is known as a rough tailed Snake?

A. Ptyas

B. Tropidonotus

C. Uropeltis grandis

D. Python

6. What is the other name of a whip snake?

A. Dryophis

B. Dendrophis

C. Ptyas

D. Python

7. What is the other name of Dendrophis?

A. Whip snake

B. Tree snake

C. Zamenis

D. Uropeltis

8. Which one of the following is a common pond or grass snake?

A. Tropidonotus

B. Dendrophis

C. Dryophis

D. Ptyas


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