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A Quiz To Test Your Caterpillar Knowledge

Take this quiz to find out how much you know about Caterpillars. Caterpillars live an interesting life -- their sole purpose is to consume as much food as they can, before they turn into butterflies. What do you about their journey from egg to caterpillar to butterfly? Answer the following multiple choice questions and then see your score. Better yet, stump your family and friends by asking them to take this quiz.

1. What does a caterpillar do with its eggshell?

2. How many body sections to caterpillars have?

3. How does a caterpillar start off life?

4. How many times does a caterpillar molt?

5. What happens to the caterpillar when it forms a chrysalis?

6. How many legs does a caterpillar have?

7. Through what does a caterpillar breathe?

8. There are 3 stages in the butterfly life cycle.

9. What is the name of the hook with which the caterpillar attaches itself to a leaf called?

10. What does the caterpillar break itself down to inside the chrysalis?

11. A caterpillar's complete transformation known as holometaboism.

12. What happens to the caterpillar after he turns in to a pupa?

13. Caterpillars feed on nectar from flowers.

14. How many eyes do caterpillars have?

15. Caterpillars use two pair of antennae to find food.

16. To keep them safe from predators, caterpillars use:

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