A Quiz To Test Your Bee Knowledge

43 Questions
A Quiz To Test Your Bee Knowledge

This quiz will test your knowledge on the bees. This is a part of a series of quizzes for up and coming beekeepers to take to test their knowledge.

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Cold Blooded

    • B. 

      Warm Blooded

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    What are the three types of bees in a hive?
    • A. 

      Queen, Collector, Drone

    • B. 

      Layer, Collector, Cleaner

    • C. 

      Worker, Drone, Queen

    • D. 

      Layer, Worker, Cleaner

  • 4. 
    How fast can a honey bee fly?
    • A. 

      20 mph

    • B. 

      10 mph

    • C. 

      5 mph

    • D. 

      15 mph

  • 5. 
    How many pairs of wings do bees have?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 6. 
    What is the scientific name for honey bees?
    • A. 

      Apium Pollanade

    • B. 

      Arnim Hocynthe

    • C. 

      Ursa Melera

    • D. 

      Apis Mellifera

  • 7. 
    True or False: Bees navigate by the sun.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    How many species of honey bees are there?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      8

    • C. 

      12

    • D. 

      7

    • E. 

      1

  • 9. 
    True or False: Honey spoils.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Which bee from the colony dies once they sting an object?
    • A. 

      Queen

    • B. 

      Worker

    • C. 

      Drone

  • 11. 
    How far do bees travel from their hives?
    • A. 

      3 miles

    • B. 

      4 miles

    • C. 

      5 miles

    • D. 

      6 miles

  • 12. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    One of these bees also makes honey. The others don't exist. Which one is the one that makes honey?
    • A. 

      Hook Bee

    • B. 

      Bumblebee

    • C. 

      Japanese Hornet Bee

    • D. 

      Tiger Bee

  • 14. 
  • 15. 
    True or false, bees live longer in the summer than in the winter.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    About how many days do bees live during the summer?
  • 17. 
    How many pounds of honey does a colony of bees need to survive the winter?
    • A. 

      50 lbs

    • B. 

      10 lbs

    • C. 

      25 lbs

    • D. 

      35 lbs

  • 18. 
    How many times per minute does a honeybee flap its wings?
    • A. 

      180

    • B. 

      170

    • C. 

      200

    • D. 

      210

  • 19. 
    It takes about this many trips to a flower or tree to make a single teaspoon of honey.
  • 20. 
    How do bees get rid of excess moisture in nectar?
  • 21. 
    Honey is the only food that contains this antioxidant that helps improve brain functioning. What is it?
  • 22. 
    What is the parasitic species of bees also known as?
  • 23. 
    What is the smallest type of bee known to man?
  • 24. 
    What is the largest type of bee known to man?
  • 25. 
    What is the honey consumption per capital in the U.S.?
    • A. 

      1.1 lbs

    • B. 

      2.2 lbs

    • C. 

      3.3 lbs

  • 26. 
    What is the honey consumption per capital in Germany?
    • A. 

      5.4 lbs

    • B. 

      9.5 lbs

    • C. 

      6 lbs

    • D. 

      8.2 lbs

  • 27. 
    What did North American Indians call honeybees?
  • 28. 
    True or false: Honey bees are native to the Americas.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 29. 
    How many stomachs do bees have?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 30. 
    True or false, bacteria can't grow on honey.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 31. 
    How many teaspoons of honey does the average worker bee produce in her lifetime?
  • 32. 
    How many pounds of honey can a colony of bees make per day?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      2

  • 33. 
    How many oderant receptors do honeybees have?
    • A. 

      140

    • B. 

      90

    • C. 

      170

    • D. 

      200

  • 34. 
    Do bees have an exoskeleton (skeleton on the outside), or an endoskeleton (skeleton on the inside).
  • 35. 
    What can bees see that humans cannot?
  • 36. 
    How many days does it take for bees to go through the whole ageing process from egg to adult?
  • 37. 
    How much space do bees like to have between their honeycombs?
    • A. 

      3/5

    • B. 

      2 3/4

    • C. 

      3/8

    • D. 

      5/6

  • 38. 
    True or false: Bees have ears.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 39. 
    Where did honeybees originally come from?
  • 40. 
    How many tablespoons of honey would fuel a honeybee's trip around the world?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      1

    • D. 

      10

  • 41. 
    About how many species of bees are there in the world?
  • 42. 
    Which state is known as the beehive state?
    • A. 

      Utah

    • B. 

      Nevada

    • C. 

      Maine

    • D. 

      Missouri

  • 43. 
    How many sides does a honeycomb cell have?
    • A. 

      6

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      10