Mother Nature Trivia Quiz Questions with Answers

Free miscellaneous random nature trivia questions with answers


Mother Nature Trivia Quiz Questions with Answers
What fresh-water mollusks produce red or pink-colored pearls?
A: Mussels.

What insect's larvae did New Hampshire hope to reduce by importing mummichogs, swallows and bats?
A: The mosquito's.

How many out of every four known animal species are insects?
A: Three.

What arachnid attacks its prey with the stinger at the end of its tail?
A :The Scorpion.

What kind of baths do experts recommend be two-and-a-half-inches deep?
A: Birdbaths.

What butterfly-shaped gland is located just in front of the windpipe?
A: The thyroid.

What 1989 environmental disaster killed an estimated 144 bald eagles?
A: The Exxon Valdez oil spill.


Which of the five senses is sharpened by a radial keratotomy?
A: Sight.

What's the more common term for herpes zoster?
A: Shingles.

What insect's pulvilli allow it to walk upside down on ceilings?
A: The fly's.

What breed was responsible for two-thirds of U.S. dog bite deaths in the 1980s?
A: The pit bull.

What three planets in our solar system show signs of oxygen in their atmospheres?
A: Venus, Earth, Mars.

What waterfowl has 24 neck vertebrae, more than any other warm-blooded animal?
A: The swan.

What body part does bulbar polio attack?
A: The lung.


What's the most popular animal eaten before it's born and after it's dead?
A: The Chicken.

How many poisonous birds are there in the world--1, 10, or 100?
A: One.

What have diameters of about one ten-thousand-millionth of a meter?
A: Atoms.

What family of tentacled horrors includes the world's most venomous animal?
A: Jellyfish.

How many karats is pure, unalloyed gold?
A: Twenty-four.

What country's breeding lab did 26 African killer queen bees escape from, in 1956?
A: Brazil's.

What's the largest whale with teeth?
A: The sperm whale.


What male body part did Mademoiselle magazine find to be the favorite of the most women?
A: Eyes.

What's the longest poisonous snake?
A: The cobra.

What's a water moccasin often called, due to the white inside its mouth?
A: A cottonmouth.

What barnyard animal can get sunburned?
A :The pig.

What's the most common limbless vertebrate?
A: A snake.

What would Zamfir fear, if he suffered from aulophobia?
A: The flute.

What's molten magma called when it is forced onto the Earth's surface?
A: Lava.


How many toes grace each of a guinea pig's hand feet?
A: Three.

What body part becomes infected if you contract cholera?
A The intestine.

What's the small flap in the back of your throat called?
A: The uvula.

What five-foot-tall birds are the tallest in North America?
A: Whooping cranes.

What kind of Plymouth Rock is alive?
A: A Chicken.

What childhood disease did 312 Americans have in 1993, a record low?
A :Measles.

What blood type is the Universal Donor?
 A: Type O.

What's the common term for epinephrine?
A: Adrenaline.

What bean provides the colored inks used in most U.S. daily newspapers?
 A: The soybean.