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What is the Kingdom of Scorpion ?

Animalia
Arachnida
Scorpiones
Arthropod

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How many legs do a Scorpion have ?

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8
6
4
12

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How many pedipalps do a scorpian have ?

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1
2
3
4

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In which part of scorpian body, the venom-injecting barb is located ?

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Head
Legs
Tail
Back

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The venom of scorpions is comprised of a groups of complex molecules called

Aminotoxins
Napathiline
Neurotoxin
Hydrochloric Acid

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These contain proteins containing 60-70 crossed linked amino acids.

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Scorpion venum attacks the _____ cells of the victim causing paralysis and death. Fill in the blank.

Skin
Heart
Blood
Nerve

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Around how many species of Scorpion exists ?

50
500
1100
2000

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There are almost 2,000 scorpion species, but only 30 or 40 have strong enough poison to kill a person

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Scorpions typically eat

Insects
Herbs
Plants
Grass

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When food is scarce, the scorpion has an amazing ability to slow its metabolism to as little as one-third the typical rate for arthropods.

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What is average life span for Scorpions in wild ?

3 to 8 months
1 to 3 years
3 to 8 years
9 to 13 years

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The oldest known scorpions lived around

730 million years ago
630 million years ago
430 million years ago
130 million years ago

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The oldest known scorpions lived around 430 million years ago in the Silurian period, on the bottom of shallow tropical seas

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