Nature Quiz - 24 August 2022

Nature Quiz - 24 August 2022

Aug 24, 2022

The Natural World
10 questions on nature and all things bright and beautiful.

QUESTIONS

1. What type of creature are the Red Admiral and Cabbage White?

2. What term is used to attach a branch from a different tree to an existing one, normally to aid with improved fruit growth?

3. Which succulent herb has spiky leaves and has sap that can aid with sun burn with its soothing properties?

4. Which country used the carrot as a symbol for independence in the 17th Century?

5. Which river creature secretes a red liquid from its skin which is both a sunscreen and an antibiotic?

6. The Puffin is sometimes also known as the ‘sea…’what?

7. What name is given to the action when a crop, such as rhubarb, is placed under a dark pot to shade it from sunlight?

8. Which bodily function has it been shown is a way of African Wild Dogs making a vote on actions within a pack?
a. Howling
b. Sneezing
C. Coughing
d. Urinating

 

9. How many pairs of wings does a housefly have?

10. What part of your body would be bleeding if you suffer from the medical condition of ‘epistaxis’?

 

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ANSWERS

1. What type of creature are the Red Admiral and Cabbage White?
BUTTERFLIES

2. What term is used to attach a branch from a different tree to an existing one, normally to aid with improved fruit growth?
GRAFTING

3. Which succulent herb has spiky leaves and has sap that can aid with sun burn with its soothing properties?
ALOE VERA

4. Which country used the carrot as a symbol for independence in the 17th Century?
THE NETHERLANDS (It represented the House of Orange)

5. Which river creature secretes a red liquid from its skin which is both a sunscreen and an antibiotic?
HIPPOPOTAMUS

6. The Puffin is sometimes also known as the sea…what?
PARROT

7. What name is given to the action when a crop, such as rhubarb, is placed under a dark pot to shade it from sunlight?
FORCING

8. Which bodily function has it been shown is a way of African Wild Dogs making a vote on actions within a pack?
a. Howling
b. Sneezing
C. Coughing
d. Urinating

B. SNEEZING

9. How many pairs of wings does a housefly have?
ONE

10. What part of your body would be bleeding if you suffer from the medical condition of ‘epistaxis’?
NOSE (It’s a nose bleed)

 

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