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2 1. Spiders belong to an ancient group of animals called the Arachnida.

3 Fantastic work! It is true! Spiders do belong to the group called Arachnida. Ticks and scorpions are also part of this group. Click on the spider to continue!

4 The answer is true! Spiders do belong to the group called Arachnida. Better luck on the next question. Click on the spider to continue!

5 2. The main food source of spiders is plants.

6 Brilliant! The answer is false. The primary food source of spiders is insects not plants. Click on the spider to continue!

7 The answer is false. The primary food source of spiders is insects not plants. Better luck on the next question. Click on the spider to continue!

8 3. How many species of spiders are there in the world?

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12 The correct answer is There are over 41,000 species of spiders named world wide. Approximately 3,000 of those species are found in Australia. Scientists are finding more every day! Click on the spider to continue!

13 You are correct! There are over 41,000 species of spiders named world wide. Approximately 3,000 of those species are found in Australia. Scientists are finding more every day! Click on the spider to continue!

14 4. Which of these spiders is most dangerous to humans?

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18 The correct answer is For humans the Sydney Funnel-web Spider is one of the most dangerous spider species found in Australia. Click on the spider to continue!

19 You are correct! For humans, the Sydney Funnel-web Spider is one of the most dangerous spider species found in Australia. Click on the spider to continue!

20 5. Lace webs contain sticky silk.

21 Awesome work! The answer is false. Lace webs don’t contain sticky silk. They capture prey by snagging. Click on the spider to continue!

22 The answer is false. Lace webs don’t contain sticky silk. They capture their prey by snagging. Better luck on the next question. Click on the spider to continue!

23 6. Spiders are the only invertebrates which produce silk.

24 Well done! The answer is false. Spiders aren’t the only invertebrates to produce silk. Some other arachnids and insects such as caterpillars also produce silk. Click on the spider to continue!

25 The answer is false. Spiders aren’t the only invertebrates to produce silk. Some other arachnids and insects such as caterpillars, also produce silk. Better luck on the next question. Click on the spider to continue!

26 7. The hub is the central area of an orb web.

27 Fantastic work! It is true! The hub is the central area of an orb spider web. Click on the spider to continue!

28 The answer is true! The hub is the central area of an orb spider web. Better luck on the next question. Click on the spider to continue!

29 8. All spider webs have decorations.

30 Brilliant! The answer is false. Only some spider webs have decorations. These decorations may be remains of the spider’s meals. Click on the spider to continue!

31 The answer is false. Only some spider webs have decorations. These decorations may be remains of the spider’s meals. Better luck on the next question. Click on the spider to continue!

32 9. Some spiders put a dead curled leaf into their web as a retreat.

33 Fantastic work! It is true! Leaf curling spiders pick up a dead leaf from the ground, then curl it using silk to make a safe retreat. Click on the spider to continue!

34 The answer is true! Leaf curling spiders pick up a dead leaf from the ground, then curl it using silk to make a safe retreat. Better luck on the next question. Click on the spider to continue!

35 10. Spider silk is spun from spinnerets, which are on the top of the spider’s head.

36 Awesome! The answer is false. Spider silk is spun from the spinnerets, but they are found on the tip of the spider’s abdomen. Click on the spider to continue!

37 The answer is false. Spider silk is spun from the spinnerets, but they are found on the tip of the spider’s abdomen. Better luck next time. Click on the spider to continue!

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