Friday, December 2, 2011

Trivia Quiz #77 - Science Trivia Quiz Questions and Answers

Science trivia quiz questions about plants and animals.
  1. What is the favorite food of the giant panda?
  2. What leaves does a silkworm prefer to eat?
  3. How long is a giraffe's neck, approximately?
  4. What kind of an animal is a marmoset?
  5. Which plant has flowers but no proper leaves?
  6. What name is given to animals that eat both flesh and plant material?
  7. Which flightless marine birds of the southern hemisphere live in
  8. Which species of decapod has varieties called "fiddler', 'spider' and
  9. What is the name of the seasonal journey undertaken by many animals
    to distant feeding band breeding grounds?
  10. Which digestive organ is well-developed in grass-eating herbivores,
    but is only vestigial in humans?
  11. Which are the only birds able to fly backwards?
  12. Photosynthesis is carried out in which part of the cell?
  13. What is the name of the protective outer layer of trees?
  14. What liquid do plants need for photosynthesis?
  15. What is the fastest animal on two legs?
  16. What is the green pigment used by plants to trap sunlight?
  17. What are the young of bats called?
  18. Which plant has flowers but no proper leaves?
  19. What is the larva of a toad called?
  20. Which bird, a member of the cuckoo family, is often seen dashing
    along the highways of the southern USA and Mexico... hence its name?
  21. What grow as parasites and saprotrophs, contain no chlorophyll, and
    reproduce by means of spores?
  22. Why do fish have gills?
  23. Which animal can move by jet propulsion?
  24. Which acid is produced in large quantities by lemon trees?
  25. What id the name given to the study of birds?
  26. What name is given to the microscopic plants found in great numbers
    in rivers, lakes, and oceans?
  27. Of which reptile are there only two species, one living in the
    Mississippi and the other in China?
  28. What are the nocturnal, herding herbivores of Australia, Tasmania,
    and New Guinea?
  29. What type of seaweed grows up to 100 meters in length, and is farmed
    for its alginates?
  30. Where in an animal would you find a mandible?
  31. Which vertebrates have a skeleton of cartilage rather than bone?
  32. Which European tree lives the longest?
  33. What is a beaver's home called?
  34. Which tissue carries sugary sap around the plant?
  35. Which cells form the middle layer of plant leaves?
  36. How long is the gestation period of a duck-billed platypus?
  37. Which antipodean bird is the largest member of the kingfisher family?
  38. Which microscopic organisms form the basis of marine and freshwater
    food chains?
  39. Which bird feeds with its head upside-down and its beak held
    horizontally beneath the water?
  40. Where in a vertebrate would you find the protein myoglobin?
  41. What kind of a tongue does the okapi have?
  42. What do baleen whales eat?
  43. What is the name of the food storage organ found in many birds?
  44. What is the most abundant substance in the plant kingdom, which no
    mammal produces the enzyme to digest?
Answers to Quiz #77 - Science Trivia Answers
  1. Bamboo shoots.
  2. Mulberry.
  3. 3 meters.
  4. An American monkey.
  5. Cactus.
  6. Omnivores.
  7. Penguins.
  8. Crab.
  9. Migration.
  10. Appendix.
  11. Hummingbirds.
  12. Chloroplast.
  13. Bark.
  14. Water.
  15. An Ostrich.
  16. Chlorophyll.
  17. Pups.
  18. Cactus.
  19. Tadpole.
  20. Roadrunner.
  21. Fungi.
  22. To absorb oxygen.
  23. Octopus.
  24. Citric Acid.
  25. Ornithology.
  26. Algae.
  27. Alligator.
  28. Kangaroos.
  29. Kelp.
  30. Skull.
  31. Sharks.
  32. Yew.
  33. Lodge.
  34. Phloem.
  35. Mesophyll.
  36. It doesn't have one.
  37. Kookaburra.
  38. Plankton.
  39. Flamingo.
  40. Muscle tissue.
  41. Prehensile.
  42. Krill.
  43. Crop.
  44. Cellulose.