National Wildlife Week is celebrated all over the country to create awareness about the importance of wildlife and its conservation. We are presenting a series of quizzes to enhance the understanding in the wildlife conservation. This quiz is about tiny wildlife around us. This quiz contain 30 questions and 10 minutes to complete, all participants will be receiving certificates based on the score.


Insects Quiz


About the Quiz:

Dive into the fascinating world of insects with our Insect Knowledge Quiz 2023! Comprising 30 multiple-choice questions, this quiz offers you an opportunity to test and expand your knowledge about these tiny yet significant creatures.

About Insects:

Insects are the most diverse and numerous group of animals on Earth. They can be found in nearly every environment, from the deepest oceans to the highest mountains. With over a million described species, they represent more than half of all known living organisms. Insects play critical roles in various ecological processes, including pollination, decomposition, and as a crucial part of the food chain. Their adaptive abilities, intriguing behaviors, and diverse life cycles make them a subject of endless fascination and study.

Quiz Details:

  • Format: Multiple Choice Questions
  • Number of Questions: 30
  • Duration: 10 minutes

Whether you're an insect enthusiast or just curious, this quiz offers a chance to learn more about the incredible world of insects. Challenge yourself and discover amazing facts about these tiny wonders.


  1. Read each question carefully.
  2. Select the best answer from the given options.
  3. Try to complete the quiz within the given time.
  4. Once done, you can review the correct answers and learn more about each topic.

Embark on this entomological journey and uncover the wonders of insects that often go unnoticed in our daily lives. Best of luck, and may your knowledge take flight like a butterfly!


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1. Which of these acids derives its name from the Latin word for ant?

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2. What is the physical phenomenon that allows some insects to walk across water?

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3. What is the loudest insect in the world?

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4. Which of these insects is an aerial predator as an adult and an aquatic predator as a larva?

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5. Why do bees dance?

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6. Which one of the following may not be used for classifying insects?

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7. What do you call a person that studies ants?

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8. How do butterflies collect nectar?

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9. Which insect produces a substance called ‘royal jelly?

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10. Which beetle is the strongest insect on the planet?

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11. Which of these insects includes a “slave-maker” that captures workers from other nests.

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12. Which one of the following is NOT a characteristic of insects?

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13. Of what shape are the cells in beehives?

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14. Insects have structures known as simple eyes; in addition to the compound eyes, they used to see. But what do they use these simple eyes for?

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15. Which insect has a pair of hard front wings that cover the rear pair?

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16. Which one of these can a mantis eat

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17. How many different species of bees are there in the world?

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18. Which of these insects do not reproduce via parthenogenesis (reproduction without fertilisation)?

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19. How many eyes does a bee have?

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20. Which one of these insects does not lay eggs in its lifecycle?

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21. What is the only insect that can turn its head?

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22. How do insects breathe?

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23. Insects make up what percentage of the world's animals?

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24. Which of these are characteristic of all insects

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25. Which one of the following groups of animals possesses an open circulatory system?

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26. What's the main purpose of the butterfly's 'larva' stage?

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27. What part of its body does a housefly use to taste things?

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28. How many legs do insects have?

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29. What's the 3rd stage of a butterfly's lifecycle?

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30. How many species of insect have been identified in the world?

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