Sunday, 20 November 2016

Environment Quiz 18- Animals Quiz
Another set of questions for Green Olympiad, Wild Wisdom Quiz and similar environment and wild life contests

1. To which one of the animal's body parts the fetlock, withers and mane refer to?
Lion
Horse
Giraffe
Leopard

2. Many bees are typically coloured orange and black, warning of their ability to defend themselves with a powerful sting. What is the term used for the concept of warning coloration found in some animals?
Aposematism
camouflage
Mimicry
Diffraction grating

3. A sett or set is a an animal's den which usually consists of a network of tunnels and numerous entrances. Can you identify the animal?
Rabbit
Fox
Bear
Badger

4. What do you call the nest of wasps?
Apiary
Vespiary
Waspiary
Alveary

5. Which one of the following about insects is TRUE?
A. Insects have compound eyes
B.Insects may be found in nearly all environments
C. All insects have wings
D. Insects have segmented bodies
A and C
A and C
B, C and D
A, B and D

6. What is the hard outer covering on the back of a beetle protecting its wings called?
elytra
chitin
armor
shells

7. Latrodectus is a genus of spiders and their venomous bite is considered particularly dangerous because of the neurotoxin latrotoxin. What are they commonly called?
Hobo spiders
Tarantula
Widow spiders
Wolf spiders

8. Which is the largest living lizard in the world?
Gecko
Chameleon
Komodo dragon
Iguana

9. Which is the slowest moving animal in the world?
Manatee
Three-toed Sloth
Sea horse
Garden snail

10. Extreme or irrational fear of spiders is called
archnophobia
spiderphobia
entomophobia
Ancraophobia

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