Insect Quiz

Insect Quiz

Insects – What do you know?
Test your knowledge of insect’s strange behavior with this quick quiz.

(You can find out more here: Interesting Facts About Insects – Top 10 Fun Facts About Insects!)

 

Weaver_Ant_Oecophylla_smaragdina
Weaver Ant (Oecophylla smaragdina). Image credit: berniedup, CC BY-SA 2.0)




True or False?

1. There are more insects in the world than any other group of animals on Earth.

 True

 False

2. Mosquitoes bite more when there is a full moon.

 True

 False

3. Butterflies taste with their wings.

 True

 False

4. Moths always fly as high as they can when there is an earthquake.

 True

 False

5. Fireflies sometimes flash their lights in unison.

 True

 False

6. Dung beetles roll their turd balls exactly one foot to the right, and then one foot to the left, then one foot right and so on.

 True

 False

7. Honeybees dance.

 True

 False

8. Ants have four stomachs.

 True

 False

9. Female scorpionflies like getting presents from potential mates.

 True

 False

10. In some parts of the world, crickets are considered good luck charms.

 True

 False




Answers to the insect quiz:

1. True.
2. True.
3. False. Butterflies taste with their feet.
4. False. Moths can’t fly during an earthquake.
5. True.
6. False. Dung beetles roll their magnificent balls of turd in a straight line.
7. True. They use a dance to reveal the destination of the nectar they’ve found.
8. False. Ants have two stomachs.
9. True.
10.True.
 

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