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

    Correct Answer
    C. Wetland home
    Explanation
    The Madagascar pochard, the world's rarest bird, requires a new wetland home in order to thrive. Wetlands provide essential habitats for many species, including waterbirds like the pochard. These areas are rich in biodiversity, providing food, shelter, and breeding grounds. Without a suitable wetland home, the pochard would struggle to find the necessary resources and conditions for survival and reproduction. Therefore, establishing a new wetland habitat is crucial for the conservation and recovery of this critically endangered bird species.

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  • 2. 

    What does statistics put their chicks mortality rate at?

    • A.

      90%

    • B.

      95%

    • C.

      92%

    • D.

      96%

    Correct Answer
    D. 96%
    Explanation
    Statistics put their chicks mortality rate at 96%.

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  • 3. 

    Madagascar pochard is an extremely rare diving duck of the genus?

    • A.

      Plethora

    • B.

      Insecta

    • C.

      Aves

    • D.

      Aythya

    Correct Answer
    A. Plethora
  • 4. 

    What is the scientific name given to Madagascar pochard?

    • A.

      Aythya Unota

    • B.

      Aytha Innotata

    • C.

      Aythya Inotata

    • D.

      Aythya inno

    Correct Answer
    B. Aytha Innotata
    Explanation
    The correct scientific name for the Madagascar pochard is Aytha Innotata.

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  • 5. 

    Madagascar pochard population is rounded up to?

    • A.

      70 individuals

    • B.

      100 individuals

    • C.

      95 individuals

    • D.

      80 individuals

    Correct Answer
    D. 80 individuals
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 80 individuals. This suggests that the population of Madagascar pochards, a type of duck, is estimated to be around 80 individuals. This population size is likely to have been determined through surveys or monitoring efforts conducted by conservationists or researchers. It is important to monitor and protect the population of this endangered species to ensure its survival and prevent extinction.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    C. 1920s and 1930s
    Explanation
    This discovery account was conducted and written by Webb and Delacour in the 1920s and 1930s.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    D. Lake Alaotra
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Lake Alaotra because the question states that "according to the two authors" the birds were still relatively common at a certain location. Since Lake Alaotra is the only location mentioned in the options, it can be inferred that the birds were still relatively common at Lake Alaotra according to the authors.

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  • 8. 

    Where were the species last seen?

    • A.

      19 June 1950

    • B.

      9 June 1960

    • C.

      9 July 1960

    • D.

      9 June, 1961

    Correct Answer
    B. 9 June 1960
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 9 June 1960. This is the date when the species was last seen.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    D. Madagascar
    Explanation
    The last confirmed sighting of the species was at Lake Alaotra on the central plateau of Madagascar. This suggests that the species is native to Madagascar and is not found in any of the other mentioned locations such as Island, Thailand, or Singapore.

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  • 10. 

    25 adult birds had been counted in the wild, in the year?

    • A.

      2000

    • B.

      2008

    • C.

      2007

    • D.

      1999

    Correct Answer
    B. 2008
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 2008 because it states that 25 adult birds were counted in the wild, specifically in that year. The other years mentioned are not relevant to the given information.

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