What do you know about the snakes of Indiana? Quiz Statistics and Answer Key

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Average score: 71%

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Approximately how many taxa of snakes are there in Indiana?
The correct answer is "39"

How many Indiana snake taxa are venomous (front- or rear-fanged)?
The correct answer is "30"

The front-fanged venomous snake, the Cottonmouth, is fairly common throughout Indiana.
The correct answer is "False"

Indiana’s rear-fanged venomous snakes are only capable of causing mild envenomation symptoms in humans.
The correct answer is "True"

Nonvenomous snakes in Indiana prefer to use constriction to kill prey.
The correct answer is "True"

Whenever you encounter a snake, the best thing to do is leave the snake alone, regardless of its venomous status.
The correct answer is "True"