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Monarch Butterfly Quiz

Did you know the regal monarch butterfly will soon begin its spring migration north? It's time to test your monarch butterfly knowledge.

Quiz

Did you know the regal monarch butterfly will soon begin its spring migration north? It's time to test your monarch butterfly knowledge.

1. Female monarchs lay their eggs exclusively on which plant?

  • Milkweed
  • Mexican Sunflower
  • Snapdragon

2. What do monarchs use as a defense against predators?

  • The poison from the milkweed plant.
  • A frenzy of flapping wings.
  • A tiny sword fashioned from a leaf.

3. Who or what is the biggest threat to the existence of monarch butterflies?

  • Pesticides
  • Birds
  • Humans

4. What is the scientific term for insects which change forms as they grow?

  • Phytogenesis
  • Metamorphosis
  • Photolithography

5. What makes monarch butterflies different from other species of butterfly?

  • They have a lifespan two times greater than any other butterfly.
  • They do not hibernate.
  • They don't socialize as much.

1. Female monarchs lay their eggs exclusively on which plant?
Milkweed

2. What do monarchs use as a defense against predators?
The poison from the milkweed plant.

3. Who or what is the biggest threat to the existence of monarch butterflies?
Humans

4. What is the scientific term for insects which change forms as they grow?
Metamorphosis

5. What makes monarch butterflies different from other species of butterfly?
They do not hibernate.

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