A Quiz To Test Your Knowledge:
Wind, Insect or Bird Pollination

There may be more than 1 right answer,
please select the BEST answer.

Bees and butterflies share the job of pollinating. Some plants are pollinated by other animals, wind or water. Plant flowers have adapted to the different pollinators. All these methods of pollination an 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 revealed. Better yet, stump your family and friends by asking them to take this quiz.

1. Anthers and stigmas arranged to help pollen transfer by specific nectar-eating birds.

2. Can have strong scent, especially when pollinated by night-flying insects.

3. Have nectar.

4. Huge amounts of pollen.

5. Anthers and stigmas arranged to help pollen transfer by specific flying or crawling insects.

6. Large stigmas and exposed anthers.

7. Lots of nectar as a reward.

8. No scent (birds do not have a strong sense of smell).

9. No scent or nectar.

10. Often brightly colored petals (red, yellow, orange).

11. Often have many small flowers packed onto a flower spike.

12. Often have no petals.

13. Often white, green or pale-colored petals but can also be brightly colored.

14. Sometimes have obvious guide marks.

15. Flowers have curved, tubular shapes.

16. Flowers usually emerge early in the spring before the leaves.

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