Zoology questions This is a list of recently added questions about zoology. Play zoology quiz and see all the questions. To which superfamily do ants belong?Wasps. It might be surprising, but ants form part of wasp superfamily. They are closer related to wasps and hornets than bees and bumblebees, that appear to be so much similar.Created by: fitjaco93very hard 36% BeesBees595HornetsHornets527WaspsWasps994BumblebeesBumblebees598insects riddles » How fast can a tiger run?60 km/h or 37 MPH. Tigers are the biggest and the heaviest cats in the world, although on a short distance they are able to reach 60 km/h and take 10 meter (~33 feet) leaps. For comparison a horse can run as fast as 40-50 km/h.Created by: smyruhard 55% 20 km/h or 12.5 MPH20 km/h or 12.5 MPH16840 km/h or 25 MPH40 km/h or 25 MPH127560 km/h or 37 MPH60 km/h or 37 MPH295180 km/h or 50 MPH80 km/h or 50 MPH910predators riddles » What makes naked mole-rats interesting to scientists?Longevity and cancer resistance. Naked mole-rats are the most long-living rodents. They are known to live up to 31 years. Until 2016, when 2 cancer sick animals were found, they had been believed to be fully cancer resistant. Their immunological system evolved an additional cancer cell discovery feature that does exist among other animal species.Created by: smyruaverage 65% longevity and cancer resistancelongevity and cancer resistance4061extraordinary sense of smellextraordinary sense of smell477spatial memoryspatial memory383ability to see in darknessability to see in darkness1258rodents riddles » Which trait makes naked mole rat a subject of intensive scientific studies?Longevity and resistance to cancer. The lifespan of naked mole rat is around 30years, while other rodents rarely live longer than few years. Until recently it was believed that they are entirely resistant to cancer, however in 2016 cancer was found in two individuals. Studies have revealed that immune system of naked mole rats has an additional mechanism to identify cancerous cells.Created by: lanusienkaaverage 65% longevity and resistance to cancerlongevity and resistance to cancer4061an extraordinary sense of smellan extraordinary sense of smell477spatial memoryspatial memory383vision in complete darknessvision in complete darkness1258medicine riddles » How many whiskers do cats typically have?24. Typically, cats on each side have 12 whiskers (vibrissae). There are also a few vibrissae over the eyes.Created by: Kelia0035average 61% 2424626020201324303019063535660cats riddles » How is the branch of zoology concerned with aphibians and reptiles called?Herpetology. "Herp" is a vernacular term for reptiles and amphibians. It is derived from Greek 'herpien' meaning 'to creep'.Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczykhard 55% ichthyologyichthyology4118herpetologyherpetology11870malacologymalacology2061entomologyentomology3520reptiles riddles » Where do gharials live?In the Ganges River. The gharial (Gavialis gangeticus), also known as the gavial, and the fish-eating crocodile, is a crocodilian of the family Gavialidae, native to the northern part of the Indian Subcontinent. It is harmless to humans.Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczykhard 48% In the NileIn the Nile2473In the Ganges RiverIn the Ganges River8957In the AmazonIn the Amazon3338In the entire Central Africa (Congo and its tributaries)In the entire Central Africa (Congo and its tributaries)3660biology riddles » If sleeping through winter is hibernation, what is sleeping through summer?Estivation is a state of animal dormancy, similar to hibernation, that is entered in response to high temperatures and arid conditions. Many air-breathing land snails commonly estivate during periods of heat. animals that aestivate include North American desert tortoises, crocodiles, salamanders, African lung fish and dwarf lemurs.Created by: yoshchimhard 41% estivationestivation2871hypernationhypernation2483scavationscavation873civerationciveration661animals riddles » Where does the name of Rottweiler breed come from?The city of Rottweil. Rottweiler is one of the oldest of herding breeds. It is likely that the Rottweiler is a descendant of ancient Roman drover dogs, brought into modern day Germany by Roman legions. During the Middle Ages, the dogs were known as "Rottweil butchers' dogs" (German: Rottweiler Metzgerhund) because they were used to herd livestock and pull carts laden with butchered meat and other products to market.Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 61% the city of Rottweilthe city of Rottweil4854dog's red tonguedog's red tongue1174dog's ability to dig for rootsdog's ability to dig for roots685dog's ability to hunt for ratsdog's ability to hunt for rats1236dogs riddles » Which animal is "ursus arctos" in Latin?Brown bear. In the binomial name of the brown bear, Ursus arctos, Linnaeus simply combined the Latin and Greek names (ursus is "bear" in Latin, while arctos is "bear" in Greek). The Latin name of polar bear is Usrus Maritimus, literally "sea bear".Created by: globalquiz.orgvery hard 30% brown bearbrown bear1376polar bearpolar bear2632American black bearAmerican black bear291Asian black bearAsian black bear182bears riddles » Play zoology quiz and see all the questions.