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Migrating Monarchs

How much do you know about the mysterious migratory life of monarch butterflies?

Quiz

How much do you know about the mysterious migratory life of monarch butterflies?

1. Why do monarchs migrate?

  • To get to warmer temperatures.
  • To get food.
  • To mate.
  • Nobody knows.

2. True or false: Butterflies all over the world migrate to warmer climates during the winter.

  • True.
  • False.

3. How far does the average monarch migrate each day?

  • 100 miles.
  • 25 miles.
  • 50 miles.
  • 75 miles.

4. Monarchs leave Mexico and return north for the summer during the second week of _________________.

  • February.
  • March.
  • April.
  • May.

5. It wasn't until __________ that scientists discovered the monarchs' final winter destination.

  • 1945
  • 1955
  • 1965
  • 1975

1. Why do monarchs migrate?
Nobody knows.

2. True or false: Butterflies all over the world migrate to warmer climates during the winter.
False.

3. How far does the average monarch migrate each day?
50 miles.

4. Monarchs leave Mexico and return north for the summer during the second week of _________________.
March.

5. It wasn't until __________ that scientists discovered the monarchs' final winter destination.
1975

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