Quiz on the Differences Between Moths and Butterflies

Can you tell the difference between a moth and a butterfly - they look very siumilar.Take this quiz to find out how much you know about the differences between bees and butterflies. Bees and butterflies are both important part of our environment as they play a vital role in pollinating plants. 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. Has a proboscis to suck liquid (nectar) from flowers.

2. Resting posture usually with wings open.

3. Does not have ears and cannot hear sounds. Uses wings to feel vibrations.

4. Antennae long and thin with a round knob at end that is used for detecting odors.

5. Makes a cocoon underground or on the ground

6. Thick, fuzzy coat of scales on its wings.

7. Antennae short and feathery that are used for smelling and flying.

8. Uses sight to select mates.

9. Brightly colored wings that can attract mates, help to blend in with flowers and can sometimes warn predators to stay away.

10. Active mostly at night and rests during the day.

11. Uses the sun to warm up.

12. Makes a chrysalis hanging from a branch or other support.

13. Has ears that can hear sounds.

14. Moves wings to warm up.

15. Resting posture is usually with wings closed.

16. Uses scent to select mates.

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