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1 The Humble Mosquito
It may only be little but the mosquito has been man's greatest adversary in the animal kingdom, affecting social policy and even wars.
Average
10 Q
Snowman
Mar 11 08
3447 plays
2 Seventeen-Year Cicadas
Hear that chirping? On a seventeen-year-cycle in different regions of North America, three species of the Magicicada genus stage their mass invasions. Their chatter dominates the summers, but what do you know of what they're chattering about?
Difficult
10 Q
CellarDoor
Jun 22 07
1617 plays
3 Butterflies
A tribute to arguably the most beautiful of all insects. This quiz may be difficult without pictures, but the topic is well worth the effort!
Tough
10 Q
stuthehistoryguy
Aug 15 06
2649 plays
4 Let's Bee Friends
Ten hopefully interesting facts about bees, those industrious little insects that play a larger role in our lives than you might think.
Tough
10 Q
Jennifer5
Jan 13 12
651 plays
5 The Amazing Cockroach
Throughout the world the cockroach is feared, despised and treated with revulsion. Millions of dollars are spent annually, trying to eradicate this insect. What do you really know about this fascinating creature?
Tough
10 Q
dcpddc478
Sep 15 09
618 plays
6 Wicked Wasps?
Wasps? Those evil little black and yellow insects that sting you for no reason and spoil your picnic by landing on your jam sandwiches? Or is there more to them? This quiz focuses mainly on social wasps found in the UK.
Average
10 Q
DUFFMONKEY
Oct 11 08
1557 plays
7 All about Bees
It's time to get busy. How much do you know about bees? All questions have been submitted by fellow members of "The Bees Knees" team. Hope you enjoy it!
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10 Q
jk18
Oct 19 08
2283 plays
8 Pesky Ladybugs! A Semi-serious Quiz
Prepare for a shock! Exotic predators are replacing the cute little bugs that children delight to hold in their palms. How much do you know about the invasive and vicious Harmonia axyridis?
Tough
10 Q
uglybird
Oct 20 07
1167 plays
9 Fruit Flies Like a Banana
The humble fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster, is a fascinating little creature beloved by students of genetics and hated by wine drinkers. See what you know - not all of these questions need specialised knowledge!
Tough
10 Q
highfells
Nov 25 07
867 plays
10 Grasshoppers!
Here is a quiz pertaining to one of the most fascinating of the world's insects!
Average
10 Q
macabrescribe
Sep 04 08
1560 plays
11 All About Lovebugs -- the Insects, Not the Cars
Lovebugs are both a bane and a boon to the southern states of the United States. They eat rotting vegetation but also gum up motor vehicle paint jobs as well as can get stuck in vehicle engines.
Average
10 Q
Taltarzac
Oct 08 13
195 plays
12 Toasting the Queen
Do you toast the queen? This and other honeybee-related questions are considered in this quiz.
Tough
10 Q
suomy
Mar 12 14
207 plays
13 I've Seen An Elephant Fly
The obvious quiz with a title like this one would be about a young big eared pachyderm. However, here instead, is a quiz on flies. Thank you to Mink for the title challenge.
Average
10 Q
martinjudo
Sep 24 09
435 plays
14 Dragonflies and Damselflies
As they patrol the edge of the pond, or skim along the water's surface at incredible speeds...dragonflies and damselflies form an important part of wetland wildlife. Come splash in the puddles of fact and fiction !
Tough
10 Q
catnippin
Jul 16 01
1677 plays
15 It's a Sting in the Tail
I dislike wasps, so I thought I'd learn a little more about them and share the knowledge. Hope you learn something new too! This is a quiz about social wasps. Hope you enjoy it.
Average
10 Q
juliewalls
May 31 08
699 plays
16 Insects
How much do you know about the insect world?
Average
15 Q
casper423
Nov 03 00
5199 plays
17 Identify That Bug!
This quiz is all about classification (Orders and Families). Join me as I explore the amazing world of insects around me. **Based on a true story** (This quiz is designed for novice insect enthusiasts)
Average
10 Q
theskink
Jul 10 10
375 plays
18 You Want Flies With That?
Living in Australia there is one thing we have all learned to put up with - flies! Of course we don't like them but its a fact of life that they are here. So here is a quiz all about flies. Good luck!
Tough
10 Q
wenray
Mar 13 13
264 plays
19 Coleoptera: the wonderful world of beetles!
"The beetles are at once absolutely typical of, and unique among, the Insects". --Roy Crowson, The Biology of the Coleoptera
Tough
10 Q
Leki
Aug 19 02
1233 plays
20 What's in a Butterfly's Name?
I give you a brief description of the butterfly, you tell me its name. All are English butterflies, though most are common elsewhere.
Difficult
10 Q
Rhubarbeater
Dec 14 13
189 plays
21 Really Bugging Me
This quiz is on a variety of insect topics. Some questions are a little easier than others. I hope you learn something new!
Tough
10 Q
myrab51
Aug 21 07
1074 plays
22 Bedbugs
Bedbugs! What do you know about them? Try this quiz and find out. You just might be surprised.
Average
15 Q
Trufflesss
May 02 11
435 plays
23 Don't Let the Bed Bugs Bite!
"Good night, sleep tight, don't let the bed bugs bite!" Do you know the facts about these creepiest of critters?
Average
10 Q
bluestocking
Jan 19 13
357 plays
24 So How Does a Bee Fly?
Ever wonder how does a bee fly? This is a 10 question test of knowledge of the honey bee. This is my first quiz and is in response to an author's challenge. I hope you enjoy it and learn a few things!
Average
10 Q
MtnGuy1954
Jan 19 13
369 plays
25 Pesky Houseflies
We've all encountered houseflies in our lives, and probably had swatted them away. But, how much do you exactly know about this common pest?
Tough
10 Q
dijonmustard
Apr 26 07
1257 plays
26 That Evil Weevil!
This quiz will cover the facts about the boll weevil and its destructive ways.
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10 Q
lout62001
Jan 27 14
213 plays
27 Termites: The Silent Invader
Termites provide a significant ecological function, however, they can also cause untold damage for unsuspecting humans. Here are just a few questions on the mighty termite!
Average
10 Q
mlcmlc
Mar 02 11
291 plays
28 Camel Crickets - What's up with them?
This is a quiz about camel crickets. Brought to you by Polaris101's Quiz Challenge. Enjoy!
Tough
10 Q
zebra101
Jul 23 09
351 plays
29 North American Insects
This is a quiz about insects found in North America.
Average
10 Q
Morrigan716
Oct 08 01
3036 plays
30 All About Ants
This my first quiz. It's all about one of my favorite insects... ants.
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10 Q
apophis57
Jan 17 08
927 plays
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Some sample questions from this category:

* The order Hymenoptera does not include which insects?
* Which of the following does NOT happen to a female winged ant after she mates?
* What do praying mantises and dragonflies have in common that is very rare in the insect world?
* Which of the following is NOT a factor in how a water strider can 'skate' on the surface of water?
* What do spittlebug nests resemble?


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