Zoology questions This is a list of recently added questions about zoology. Play zoology quiz and see all the questions. The honeydew honey is made of bees. What is honeydew?Expel the aphids. The honeydew is expelled by aphids and leeks, less often other insects feeding on plant juice. They feed mainly on the plant's juice, and water, sugars, free amino acids, and the rest are rapidly degrading in the form of honeydew.Created by: Katarzyna Dąbrowskahard 52% Sticky liquid from conesSticky liquid from cones2607 Juices flowing under the influence of the sun from a plant Juices flowing under the influence of the sun from a plant1807 Nectar dissolved with dew Nectar dissolved with dew2507expel the aphidsexpel the aphids7684entomology riddles » What's the name of the parasite in the picture?Bed bugs were largely eradicated in the 40s of the last century. However, they have increased in prevalence since 1990s likely due to pesticide resistance, governmental bans on effective pesticides, and international travel.Created by: GabrielBaranhard 45% Bed bugBed bug3327LouseLouse2207MiteMite994TickTick850nature riddles » To which superfamily do ants belong?Wasps. It might be surprising, but ants form part of wasp superfamily. They are closer related to wasps and hornets than bees and bumblebees, that appear to be so much similar.Created by: fitjaco93very hard 38% BeesBees680HornetsHornets598WaspsWasps1200BumblebeesBumblebees665insects riddles » How fast can a tiger run?60 km/h or 37 MPH. Tigers are the biggest and the heaviest cats in the world, although on a short distance they are able to reach 60 km/h and take 10 meter (~33 feet) leaps. For comparison a horse can run as fast as 40-50 km/h.Created by: smyruhard 56% 20 km/h or 12.5 MPH20 km/h or 12.5 MPH18140 km/h or 25 MPH40 km/h or 25 MPH140260 km/h or 37 MPH60 km/h or 37 MPH333080 km/h or 50 MPH80 km/h or 50 MPH1012predators riddles » What makes naked mole-rats interesting to scientists?Longevity and cancer resistance. Naked mole-rats are the most long-living rodents. They are known to live up to 31 years. Until 2016, when 2 cancer sick animals were found, they had been believed to be fully cancer resistant. Their immunological system evolved an additional cancer cell discovery feature that does exist among other animal species.Created by: smyruaverage 66% longevity and cancer resistancelongevity and cancer resistance4636extraordinary sense of smellextraordinary sense of smell538spatial memoryspatial memory436ability to see in darknessability to see in darkness1374rodents riddles » Which trait makes naked mole rat a subject of intensive scientific studies?Longevity and resistance to cancer. The lifespan of naked mole rat is around 30years, while other rodents rarely live longer than few years. Until recently it was believed that they are entirely resistant to cancer, however in 2016 cancer was found in two individuals. Studies have revealed that immune system of naked mole rats has an additional mechanism to identify cancerous cells.Created by: lanusienkaaverage 66% longevity and resistance to cancerlongevity and resistance to cancer4636an extraordinary sense of smellan extraordinary sense of smell538spatial memoryspatial memory436vision in complete darknessvision in complete darkness1374medicine riddles » How many whiskers do cats typically have?24. Typically, cats on each side have 12 whiskers (vibrissae). There are also a few vibrissae over the eyes.Created by: Kelia0035average 62% 2424683420201417303020533535709cats riddles » How is the branch of zoology concerned with aphibians and reptiles called?Herpetology. "Herp" is a vernacular term for reptiles and amphibians. It is derived from Greek 'herpien' meaning 'to creep'.Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczykhard 55% ichthyologyichthyology4394herpetologyherpetology12799malacologymalacology2214entomologyentomology3773reptiles riddles » Where do gharials live?In the Ganges River. The gharial (Gavialis gangeticus), also known as the gavial, and the fish-eating crocodile, is a crocodilian of the family Gavialidae, native to the northern part of the Indian Subcontinent. It is harmless to humans.Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczykhard 48% In the NileIn the Nile2680In the Ganges RiverIn the Ganges River9750In the AmazonIn the Amazon3557In the entire Central Africa (Congo and its tributaries)In the entire Central Africa (Congo and its tributaries)3929biology riddles » If sleeping through winter is hibernation, what is sleeping through summer?Estivation is a state of animal dormancy, similar to hibernation, that is entered in response to high temperatures and arid conditions. Many air-breathing land snails commonly estivate during periods of heat. animals that aestivate include North American desert tortoises, crocodiles, salamanders, African lung fish and dwarf lemurs.Created by: yoshchimhard 41% estivationestivation3079hypernationhypernation2635scavationscavation921civerationciveration713animals riddles » Play zoology quiz and see all the questions.