Green Iguana Quiz

Special thanks to Meriday Beth and members of the #iguanas channel for quiz suggestions

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Objective: answer 7 questions correctly. JavaScript required!

1. WARM-UP: How large will your green iguana grow to be?

three and a half feet
under two feet
up to six feet
up to ten feet

2. The scientific name for the green iguana is:

Iguana iguana
Cyclura cornuta
Iguana iguana rhinopla
none of the above

3. What is a common abbreviation used when measuring green iguanas?


4. Which of the following should you not feed your green iguana?

nasturtium leaves
dandelion flowers
hibiscus flowers

5. In which structure should you house your green iguana?

29-gallon fish tank near the window
60-gallon fish tank under the desk
an empty dresser drawer in the dark
a 6-foot tall, ventilated enclosure

6. What type of substrate (bedding) should you not use for your green iguana?

artificial turf
paper towels
fish tank rocks
butcher paper

7. The best place to go for green iguana information is:

your local pet shop
Melissa Kaplan's website
Jennifer Swofford's website
Dr. Adam Britton's website
your local herpetological society
all except a

8. What is the best flower to feed your iguana?

unsprayed roses
unsprayed hibiscus
unsprayed nasturtiums
any flower from the grocery store
all but (d) above

9. Will your green iguana stay the same size as its enclosure?

yes, it will not outgrow its enclosure
no, it will outgrow its enclosure rapidly

10. From the following list, what are the best fruits to feed your iguana on a regular basis?

  1. lemon, orange or grapefruit
  2. figs
  3. strawberries
  4. grapes
  5. papaya
  6. canteloupe or other melon with seeds removed
  7. tomatoes
  8. bananas
  9. avocados

all the above
1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8
2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9
2, 3, 4, 5, 6

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