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Question 1:
What family does Newt belong to?

Question 2: This distinguishes them from the free-floating eggs of ________ or toads, that are laid in clumps or in strings.
MicrohylidaeTrue toadPoison dart frogFrog

Question 3:
What phylum does Newt belong to?

Question 4: [2] They have the ability to regenerate limbs, ________, spinal cords, hearts, intestines, and upper and lower jaws.
Nervous systemEyeBrainSensory system

Question 5: Many newts produce toxins in their skin secretions as a defense mechanism against ________.
HerbivorePredationCarnivoreApex predator

Question 6: [7] After handling, proper hand-washing techniques should be followed due to the risk from the toxins they produce and bacteria they carry, such as ________.

Question 7: Newts appear in a number of European ________, usually referred to as an "eft" or "effet", meaning "animal of the lizard kind".
Royal coat of arms of ScotlandRoyal coat of arms of the United KingdomCoat of armsUnofficial emblem of Turkey

Question 8: In ________, there are the Eastern newts (Notophthalmus spp.), of which the red-spotted newt (Notophthalmus viridescens) is the most abundant species, but it is limited to the area east of the Rocky Mountains.
North AmericaAmericas (terminology)AmericasSouth America

Question 9: Folklore held that pigs in ________ could eat newts with impunity, while their French porcine cousins would die a horrible death from the same ingestion.
ScotlandUnited KingdomEnglandWales

Question 10: A 29-year-old man in Coos Bay, ________, who had been drinking heavily, swallowed a rough-skin newt Taricha granulosa for a dare.

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