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Which of these is false ?

A. The eardrum and middle ear are absent in snakes

B. Turtles are terrestrial whereas tortoises are aquatic

C. The rami of lower chin is fused in lizards

D. Crocodiles have a compressed tail

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B. Turtles are terrestrial whereas tortoises are aquatic


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Pleurodont dentition is characteristic of

A. fishes and amphibians

B. all the reptiles

C. lizards and snakes

D. egg laying mammals

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Toothless reptile is

A. snake

B. chelone

C. sea snake

D. lizard

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Which is not true of reptiles ?

A. Their body is covered with dry, horny, mesodermal scales

B. Their skin is devoid of glands

C. They are poikilothermous

D. Their skeletons are more bony than in amphibians

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The belly scales on the body of a snake are broad and the third supralabial scale touches the eye and the nasal shield, it is a

A. viper

B. krait

C. sea snake

D. cobra

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Fresh water chelones are called

A. terrapins

B. turtles

C. tortoises

D. none of these

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The poison glands of a poisonous snake are modifed

A. buccal glands

B. salivary glands

C. palatine glands

D. lacrimal glands

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In the classifcation by Huxley, reptiles and birds were grouped under

A. Diapsida

B. Sauropsida

C. Ichthyopsida

D. Synapsida

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Copulatory organs are absent in

A. Lizards

B. Sphenodon

C. Snakes

D. Crabs

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Which of these is false ?

A. Lizards have two pairs of pentadactyl limbs

B. Crocodile has webbed feet

C. Crocodiles are included under the sub-class Diapsida

D. The only poisonous lizard is varanus

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A well developed secondary palate is found in

A. garden lizard

B. crocodiles

C. cobras

D. vipers

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Which of these is false ?

A. The eardrum and middle ear are absent in snakes

B. Turtles are terrestrial whereas tortoises are aquatic

C. The rami of lower chin is fused in lizards

D. Crocodiles have a compressed tail

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Crocodiles have

A. acrodont and homodont dentition

B. homodont and thecodont dentition

C. heterodont and thecodont dentition

D. heterodont and acrodont dentition

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Vertebrae of reptiles are

A. Amphicoelous

B. Procoelous

C. Platycoelous

D. Gastrocoelous

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The main difference between a lizard and a snake is that

A. a lizard has limbs while a snake is limbless

B. a lizard has movable eyelids while in snake the eyelids are immovble

C. a snake has functionable ear while in lizards the ears are non-functionable

D. a snake is poisonous while lizards are non-poisonous

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A parietal eye is found in

A. coral snake

B. sea snake

C. sphenodon

D. garden lizard

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Special articular surfaces on the vertebrae of snakes are

A. pre- and post-zygapophysis

B. zygantera and zygosphenes

C. neural arches and haemal arches

D. none of these

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A viviparous lizard is

A. Mabuya

B. Chameleon

C. Hemidactylus

D. None of these

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The only poisonous lizard of the world is

A. Varanus-monitor lizard

B. Heloderma-g\l& monster

C. Ophiosaurus-glass snake

D. Chameleon-coloured lizard

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A snake lacks middle ear, but perceives sound through

A. air

B. snout

C. skin

D. tongue

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Gap of the mouth is very wide in

A. Wall lizard

B. Vipers

C. Flying lizard

D. Garden lizard

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The group of reptiles similar to sphenodon is

A. turtles and tortoises

B. alligators

C. snakes

D. lizards

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Moulting or shedding of skin in snakes is done by

A. dermis

B. epidermis

C. cornified cells

D. stratum germinativum

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Which one of these is a sea snake?

A. Eryx johnii

B. Naja naja

C. Enhydrina

D. Bungarus

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If a snake has small belly scales and a cylindrical tail, it is a

A. poisonous snake

B. non-poisonous snake

C. (a) or (b)

D. (a) and (b)

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If the dorsal median row of scales on the back are large and the fourth infralabial is largest, it is a

A. cobra

B. python

C. viper

D. krait

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The locomotion of snake is helped by

A. ribs and reduced limbs

B. ribs only

C. reduced limbs

D. reduced ribs

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A limbless lizard is

A. Ophiothrix

B. Heloderma

C. Ophiosaurus

D. Both (a) and (b)

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The snakes belong to the group

A. Chelonia

B. Ophidia

C. Lacertilia

D. Rhyncocephalia

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Greatly elongated snout is seen in

A. garial

B. alligator

C. crocodile

D. both (b) and (c)

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A third eye is present in the forehead of

A. Vipers

B. Cobra

C. Lizard

D. Sphenodon