Wild Wisdom Quiz 2 (Science Quiz) By: Scholastic World on 13:07 / comment : 0 quizzes, science quiz, wild wisdom quiz Wild Wisdom Quiz 2 (Science Quiz) The questions are from the previous year Wild Wisdom Quiz paper for the Juniors. Wherever possible, tips are provided along with answers to help you learn them correctly. 1.What do earthworms do to improve the quality of the soil where they live? Decompose plant and animal matter Create channels for root growth Improve water holding capacity All of these 2.Which of these animal's egg case is also commonly called a mermaid's purse? Skate Dolphin Seahorse Starfish 3.Did you know that 98% of the vultures in India died? This was because they ate dead cattle that had been treated with an anti-inflammatory drug. Which drug is this? Penicillin Quinine Diclofenac Meloxicam 4.Koko is one of the few primates that has been recorded adopting a pet kitten. She is also famous for learning sign language. Can you tell us what species Koko was? Human Chimpanzee Gorilla Bonobo 5.Prairie Dogs are found in North America and live in underground burrows. Which mamal are they closely related to? Wolf Squirrel Goat Racoon 6.Although they give shelter to Clownfish like Nemo, these beautiful sea creatures feed on other fish, mussels and plankton. Name the animal Sea cucumber Starfish Sea sponge Sea Anemone 7.Baby Flamingos are greyish, but the adults are pink - what gives this bird its pink colour? Exposrue to the sun Food it eats Industrial Pollution All of these 8.Which of these is a plant that is not from India, grows quickly and causes local plants and animals to die? Water Lily Water Hyacinth Lotus Elephant Grass 9.The ancient Egyptians were rich because they grew and traced crops like wheat, flax and papyrus. These were grown in soil deposited after the annual flooding of the River Nile - what type of soil was this? Humus Silt Clay Sand 10.It can be expensive as a diamond and is used in perfumes. It is found in the excreta of the sperm whale-do you know what it is called? Coral Ambergris Musk Bile Share !