What Do You Know About The Madagascar Pochard

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What Do You Know About The Madagascar Pochard - Quiz

Believed to be extinct until its rediscovery in 2006, the Madagascar pochard has the unfortunate distinction of being the world’s rarest duck species, take a quiz and learn about this specie


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Madagascar pochard, the world’s rarest bird will not be able to thrive without a new?
    • A. 

      Water

    • B. 

      Vegetation

    • C. 

      Wetland home

    • D. 

      Habitat

  • 2. 
    What does statistics put their chicks mortality rate at?
    • A. 

      90%

    • B. 

      95%

    • C. 

      92%

    • D. 

      96%

  • 3. 
    Madagascar pochard is an extremely rare diving duck of the genus?
    • A. 

      Plethora

    • B. 

      Insecta

    • C. 

      Aves

    • D. 

      Aythya

  • 4. 
    What is the scientific name given to Madagascar pochard?
    • A. 

      Aythya Unota

    • B. 

      Aytha Innotata

    • C. 

      Aythya Inotata

    • D. 

      Aythya inno

  • 5. 
    Madagascar pochard population is rounded up to?
    • A. 

      70 individuals

    • B. 

      100 individuals

    • C. 

      95 individuals

    • D. 

      80 individuals

  • 6. 
    This discovery account was conducted and written by Webb and Delacour’s in
    • A. 

      1950s and 1970s

    • B. 

      1910s and 1919

    • C. 

      1920s and 1930s

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    According to the two author, the birds were still relatively common at?
    • A. 

      Lake Michigan

    • B. 

      St. Louis

    • C. 

      Lake Isle

    • D. 

      Lake Alaotra

  • 8. 
    Where were the species last seen?
    • A. 

      19 June 1950

    • B. 

      9 June 1960

    • C. 

      9 July 1960

    • D. 

      9 June, 1961

  • 9. 
    The last confirmed sighting of the species was at Lake Alaotra on the central plateau of?
    • A. 

      Island

    • B. 

      Thailand

    • C. 

      Singapore

    • D. 

      Madagascar

  • 10. 
    25 adult birds had been counted in the wild, in the year?
    • A. 

      2000

    • B. 

      2008

    • C. 

      2007

    • D. 

      1999

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