Bees Quiz 1
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Bees Quiz 1  



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1. How many eyes does a bee have?

Answer

    b) 5


A bee has 5 eyes: 3 simple eyes on top of its head, and 2 compound eyes, with numerous hexagonal facets. Find out more here.


2. How many honey bees would you find in a typical healthy colony during the active summer season?

Answer

    c) More than 50,000 honey bees


Find more information about honey bees and the honey bee colony.

3. All of these flowers are useful for bees apart from one.  Which is it?

Answer

    a) Ornamental Bizzy Lizzy


The Busy Lizzy offers little value for bees. Read more about beneficial bee plants.


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4. What are the members of the honey bee colony?

Answer

    c) A queen, workers and drones


Learn more honey bees here.


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5. How many pairs of wings does a bee have?

Answer

    d) 2


Read about bee anatomy.


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6. Which of these is NOT a real species of bee?:

Answer

    c) The Black-Kneed Bee


All of the others were types of solitary bee, apart from the 'Black-kneed bee' - which I made up! Learn more about some of the different types of bees.

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7. For how long can a queen honey bee live (assuming she is not killed by predators, and does not catch diseases).

Answer

    a) Possibly 3 – 4 years.


She's an amazing little creature. Learn more about the honey bee queen.


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8. How many types of bees are there in the whole world?

Answer

    a) About 25,000 known species, with probably more to be discovered.


Want to know more, and learn about 'bee-families'? See my page about the different types of bees.



9.  Which of these foods is not pollinated by bees?:

Answer

    c) Mushroom


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10. Which solitary bee cuts neat little holes from leaves, with which it constructs the egg cells for its nest? (note – this causes no harm to the plant):

Answer

    b) The Leafcutter Bee


Discover more about the enchanting little leafcutter bee


11. Which of these is not made by honey bees:

Answer

    d) Sand





12. What do bees collect from flowers?

Answer

    c) Nectar and pollen


Find out how plants are adapted to attract bees and other pollinators from my page about flower pollination.


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13. How much honey can a single honey bee make in its life time?

Answer

    a) About a twelfth of a teaspoon.


Honey is precious! I feel very strongly that honey should never be classified as a low-priced, low value commodity - so much goes into producing every jar! Find out more about how honey bees make honey.



14. Which of these tips will NOT help bees?

Answer

    b) Use lots of insecticides to kill as many insects as possible so there is no competition for flowers from other pollinators.


Take a look at my top 10 tips to save the bees!





15. What type of bee is this?? 

Answer

    c) Bumble bee


Read about bumble bees.


Bees Quiz 2
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Apparently they do, but how do we know?

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Ever wondered......
Do bumble bees make honey?



Wacky Fact!

Did You Know?

Male honey bees (drones) 
have no father, but they do have a grandfather!

Does that sound impossible?


Read more about Drones!



Wacky Fact

Did you know?

If the honey bee queen is removed 
from a hive, within 15 minutes,
the rest of the colony
will know about it!


Read more about the honey bee queen





How do bees collect pollen?

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