Nature Trivia Quiz Questions with Answers
What continent's macro zamia tree lives for 7,000 years?
What determines the sex of crocodile embryos--temperature, humidity, or
What mollusk was obliged to share its name with the first waterproof watch?
A: The oyster.
What animal's flesh, when sun-dried in the Andes, becomes a jerky called
A: A Llama's.
What two colors are a magpie's feathers?
A: Black and white.
What can mutagens cause?
What drug did the University of Pennsylvania animal-behavior clinic prescribe
for depressed dogs?
What amphibians do you raise if your run a ranarium?
What mineral accounts for 35 percent of the Earth's composition?
What does the praying mantis store by the hundreds in oothecas?
What elemental event rejuvenates a prairie by causing more plants to grow
taller, flower and produce seed?
What simple creature is employed to turn organic garbage into "vermicompost"?
What Greek announced in 420 B.C. that women suffer hysteria due t a "wandering
How many days can an ant survive under water?
What's the term for an adult male pig?
What amphibian did Pliny the Elder suggest be tied to the jaw, to make teeth
A: A frog.
What two trees did Ponce de Leon introduce to
Florida in 1513?
A: Orange and lemon.
What creature goes through a period where it gains 10 pounds an hour?
A: A blue whale.
How many feet tall are most cattle at the shoulder?
What rodents, believed to have great teeth, did
ancient Romans often place live
on the gums of a toothache sufferer?
What does a bee larva have no chance of becoming if it stops eating royal jelly
after three days?
A: A queen bee.
What city's streets and sidewalks received 175 tons of daily excrement
deposits before a "Pooper scooper"
law passed in 1978?
A: New York City's.
What type of whale can dive over 2,000 feet?
A: The sperm whale.
What weather phenomenon is measured by the Beaufort scale?
What European country accounts for most of the 30 percent of the world's prunes
not produced in California?
What organ's need for oxygen causes angina pectoris pain?
A: The heart's.
What tree-dwelling ape is known to Malaysians as the "person of the forest"?
A: The orangutan.
What organ of a buffalo did Plains Indians use to make yellow paint?
A: The gallbladder.
What characteristic of minerals is described by the Mohs Scale?