Tortoise Quiz Welcome to your Tortoise Quiz 1. Tortoises belong to which one of these animal classes? Mammals Ampibians Reptiles2. Which of these statements is correct? Both tortoises and turtles love swimming. Tortoises can swim but choose not to. Turtles can swim but tortoises cannot.3. Why is it dangerous for tortoises to flip upside-down? Because their shell can get scratched on the ground Because they can overheat in the sun, and/or suffocate Because they get dizzy and disoriented4. True or False: "Tortoises can live without their shells" True: Tortoises can easily slip out of their shell and get it back later. False: A tortoise's shell is part of his skeleton and rest of the body.5. True or False: "Pet tortoises don't need much space." False: Tortoises need a spacious enclosure to walk and roam around True: Tortoises don't move much and are perfectly fine in small spaces6. Can tortoises and turtles mate? Yes, tortoises and turtles are the same species and can easily mate. No, tortoises and turtles are not genetically compatible. They cannot mate. Yes, but only if they really like each other!7. The tortoise diet: Which of these statements is false? Tortoises need a varied diet of leafy greens, flowers and other veggies. Tortoises need a lot of protein to thrive. Tortoises need access to clean, fresh water at all times.8. Should pet tortoises be allowed to roam around the house? Yes! When they are old enough tortoises can safely roam around the house. No! Tortoises shouldn't roam around the house because it's easy for them to get into trouble. Yes! If a tortoise is unhappy, they should be free to go wherever they enjoy.9. Are tortoises good classroom pets? No, tortoises are too quiet and boring for kids. Yes, tortoises are fun to care for and can provide valuable lessons for kids. No, tortoises are too demanding for a classroom.10. What is the main reason rain can be dangerous for tortoises? It's dangerous because tortoises don't like to get wet. A sudden drop in temperature can make tortoises sick. The rain washes off the tortoise's natural protection against disease.Time is Up!