How can one creature be so cute that it makes its way onto a cereal box, yet have a venom that can kill some humans? Bees have always been loved, though somewhat feared, by humans. Is it because their honey balances out their sting? Take our quiz to learn more about man's favorite insect.
According to Egyptian mythology, bees developed from the tears of what god?
When did Jam Swammerdam discover that queens bees have sex organs?
Scientists believe that bees evolved approximately how long ago?
20 million years ago
50 million years ago
100 million years ago
Honeybees were first brought to America in which century?
the 16th century
the 18th century
the 20th century
Based on their diet, bees are categorized as what?
Hymenoptera is the insect order made up of wasps, bees, and what other insect?
The exoskeleton of a bee is made of what material?
What is the middle section of a bee's body called?
Approximately how many neurons are there in the brain of a bee?
How many eyes do bees have?
How many sections are there in each compound eye of a bee?
What is the name of the tube of a bee's mouth, which it uses to collect nectar?
Approximately how many species of bee are there?
What are beehives made of?
For how long does a bumblebee hive last?
Why should infants never be allowed to consume honey?
If you give honey to infants, they will stop nursing too soon.
If you give honey to infants, they will become spoiled children.
If you give honey to infants, they could die of botulism.
How do bees navigate their way from the hive to flowers and back?
Bees use their sense of smell.
Bees use their excellent sight.
Bees use their solar compass.
What percentage of the food Americans eat comes directly from honeybee pollination?
Which famous scientist was said to have claimed that humans would die out soon after bees did?
What is the term used to describe the decline of the world's honeybee population?