Quiz Time Nature: Insects

Quiz Time
1. North American monarchs are the only butterflies that make a massive journey of
a) Up to 1,000 miles (1609 kilometers)
b) Up to 2,500 miles (4023 kilometers)
c) Up to 100 miles (160.9344 kilometers)
d) Up to 3,000 miles (4,828 kilometers)
2. Honey bees sense of smell is so precise that it can differentiate hundreds of different floral varieties from meters away. Honey bees have
a) 170 Odorant receptors
b) 62 Odorant receptors
c) 79 Odorant receptors
d) 206 Odorant receptors
3. According to the Honey Association, the average honey bee will make how much honey in its lifetime
a) 50 grams
b) One teaspoon
c) One twelfth of a teaspoon
d) 35 grams
4. Mosquitoes use the sucked blood only
a) As a source of protein for their eggs
b) As a source food for their own nourishment
c) To maintain balance in flight
d) As a source of water

Important Links
National Geographic Mosquitoes
Science Daily
Scientific American Butterflies
Science Daily
USA Today
PNASOne twelfth of a teaspoon

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