The Ultimate Frog Quiz

By: Staff

4 Min Quiz

What is the essential element in the survival of all frogs?

Water is essential to the survival of all species of frogs.

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How do frogs begin their lives?

They begin as jelly-like eggs needing moisture to develop.

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Into what form do the eggs hatch?

The eggs hatch into aquatic tadpoles, which breathe through gills.

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How do frogs get almost all of their water?

Almost all their water and some of their oxygen is acquired through their skin.

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What happens if a frog's skin dries out?

It can't get enough oxygen or get rid of carbon dioxide and dies.

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Where do strawberry poison dart frogs lay their eggs?

They lay them on land, where the males keep them moist with urine.

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What happens when the eggs hatch?

The mothers carry the tadpoles to tiny pools of water collected between the stem and leaves of plants.

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If toads are frogs, are all frogs toads?

Not all frogs are toads.

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How long have frogs lived on earth?

They've been around for about 200 million years.

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What is the smallest frog?

The smallest frog is the gold frog at less than a centimeter in length.

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How big is the Goliath frog?

They are about 12.5 inches (32 centimeters) long.

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Are all frogs green?

Many are green, but some are orange, yellow, blue or pink.

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How is a toad different from a frog?

Toads have bumpy, drier skins with legs made for walking rather than jumping.

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What is the most defining trait of frogs?

Their lack of tails is so defining that their scientific order, Anura, means without tail.

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What is special about tailed frogs?

Since their tails are in fact reproductive organs, they are the only frogs that can fertilize eggs while they are inside the female's body.

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Is there any similarity between a human skeleton and a frog's skeleton?

Their skeletons are similar in some ways especially the limbs.

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How do frogs climb trees?

Some use a sticky substance on their feet to help them climb.

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What can help a frog jump?

A frog's pelvis can slide up and down its spine, which helps it jump.

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Where are a frog's ears located?

Frogs don't have external ears, but an eardrum behind each eye.

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Why would a frog need a wide field of view?

A frog can't turn its head, so it has wide bulging eyes on top of its head.

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The word frog conjures up different associations in different age groups and cultures, from Kermit or a spell-bound prince to a French delicacy. Take this quiz and relate to these creatures on their own merits.

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