How Much Do You Know About Ducks And Geese?

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How Much Do You Know About Ducks And Geese? - Quiz

Get ready to play this quiz and find out how much do you know about ducks and geese. The test has well-researched questions to test your knowledge about ducks as well as geese. If you love birds and you love to learn about them, then this quiz is really going to be fun for you. So, do you know about ducks and geese enough to score 80 percent on this quiz? Let us see after you play this!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which goose's body is brown with a grayish belly with brown bars and has specks on its belly?

    • A.

      Specklebelly

    • B.

      Canadian goose

    • C.

      Snow goose

    • D.

      There is no goose like that.

    Correct Answer
    A. Specklebelly
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Specklebelly. The description provided matches the physical characteristics of a Specklebelly goose, which has a brown body with a grayish belly with brown bars and specks on its belly. The other options, Canadian goose and Snow goose, do not have the same coloration and markings as described. Therefore, the correct answer is Specklebelly.

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  • 2. 

    Which duck has a green head with a white ring around its neck, often called a greenhead?

    • A.

      Scaup

    • B.

      Ringneck

    • C.

      Mallard

    • D.

      It is a greenhead

    Correct Answer
    C. Mallard
    Explanation
    The Mallard is the correct answer because it is a type of duck that has a green head with a white ring around its neck. The term "greenhead" is often used to refer to the Mallard due to its distinct coloring.

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  • 3. 

    What are the two types of duck?

    • A.

      Diver and dabbler

    • B.

      Flight and flightless

    • C.

      Drakes and hens

    • D.

      They are just ducks.

    Correct Answer
    A. Diver and dabbler
    Explanation
    Diver and dabbler are two types of ducks based on their feeding behavior. Divers are ducks that dive underwater to search for food, while dabblers feed on the surface or shallow water by tipping their heads and grazing. This classification helps categorize ducks based on their ecological roles and adaptations.

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  • 4. 

    Which duck is about a foot long, maybe a bit bigger with a redhead?

    • A.

      Canvasback

    • B.

      Redhead

    • C.

      Pintail

    • D.

      Gadwall

    • E.

      Wigeon

    Correct Answer
    B. Redhead
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Redhead" because it is the only duck species mentioned in the question that has a distinct characteristic of having a redhead. The question also mentions that the duck is about a foot long, which matches the size of a Redhead duck. Therefore, the Redhead duck is the most appropriate answer based on the given information.

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  • 5. 

    Which goose is related to the Canadian but smaller?

    • A.

      Cackler

    • B.

      Ross goose

    • C.

      Snow goose

    • D.

      None of these

    Correct Answer
    A. Cackler
    Explanation
    The Cackler goose is related to the Canadian goose but smaller in size.

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  • 6. 

    All ducks are herbivores.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement "All ducks are herbivores" is not true because ducks are omnivores, meaning they eat both plants and animals. While they primarily feed on plants, they also consume small insects, fish, and crustaceans. Therefore, the correct answer is false.

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  • 7. 

    Which duck is very low on population so low that you can only kill 1 a day and you can only kill them at the end of the season?

    • A.

      Redhead

    • B.

      Gadwall

    • C.

      Greenwing teal

    • D.

      Mallard

    • E.

      Canvasback

    Correct Answer
    E. Canvasback
    Explanation
    The Canvasback duck is very low in population, to the extent that hunting regulations only allow for the killing of one duck per day and only at the end of the hunting season. This suggests that the Canvasback duck is a species of concern due to its declining numbers.

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  • 8. 

    Which duck comes out so early before duck season that they have to open an early-season just for that duck?

    • A.

      Bluewing teal

    • B.

      Cinnamon teal

    • C.

      Greenwing teal

    • D.

      Mallard

    • E.

      Wood duck

    Correct Answer
    A. Bluewing teal
    Explanation
    Bluewing teal is the correct answer because they are known to migrate and arrive at their breeding grounds earlier than other duck species. Their early arrival often prompts the authorities to open an early-season specifically for hunting bluewing teal.

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  • 9. 

    Ducks prey on geese.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement "Ducks prey on geese" is incorrect. Ducks and geese are both waterfowl species and typically do not prey on each other. They have different feeding habits and diets. While ducks may eat small insects, plants, and seeds, geese primarily feed on vegetation and grasses. Therefore, it is not true that ducks prey on geese.

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  • 10. 

    Which duck is the only duck to nest in trees?

    • A.

      Mallard

    • B.

      Gadwall

    • C.

      Wood duck

    • D.

      Greenwing teal

    • E.

      Redhead

    Correct Answer
    C. Wood duck
    Explanation
    The wood duck is the only duck species that nests in trees. Unlike other ducks that typically build their nests on the ground, the wood duck prefers to nest in tree cavities or nest boxes. This behavior helps protect their eggs and young from predators on the ground. The wood duck's ability to nest in trees is a unique adaptation that sets it apart from other ducks.

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