Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Snakes?
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How Much Do You Know About Snakes?
By: Annette
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About This Quiz

Whether you think snakes are the stuff of nightmares or a bunch of slithering fun, you’ll be impressed with the rare qualities these cold-blooded creatures can display. Take this quiz right now, and you may surprise yourself by making interesting small talk about the wonderful world of snakes at your next get-together.

Snakes have been a major symbol throughout antiquity; you'll find its figure when perusing Egyptian history or studying the imagery in Hinduism. The Egyptians thought the snake was quite royal, while in Hinduism it represents mortality and rebirth. Why even today, if you've ever seen the World Health Organization or American Medical Association logo, you’ll note it has a snake wrapped around a rod, a symbol of the healing arts.

But what may impress you most, are the unusual qualities of snakes. With over 3,000 species on Earth, you'll find that some snakes can hold their breath for up to 10 minutes underwater. Some can “see” with their pits (one on each side of the head) which senses heat and are thought to render images of prey for the snakes' brains. Are you thirsting to learn more? Then take this snake trivia quiz right now and get sssssatisfied.

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