What Do You Know About The Madagascar Pochard

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What Do You Know About The Madagascar Pochard

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