Insects

PUBLISHED : Sunday, 31 July, 2005, 12:00am
UPDATED : Sunday, 31 July, 2005, 12:00am
 

1 What is the study of insects called?


2 How long does the average house fly live?


3 Which insect has the largest brain in proportion to its size?


4 What kind of insect is Archy in Don Marquis' Archy and Mehitabel books?


5 Approximately how many muscles can a caterpillar have: a) zero b) 4,000 c) one million?


6 Which Hollywood actor/director voiced Z, the hero of the 1998 animated film Antz?


7 The Queen Alexandra's Birdwing is the largest species of which type of insect?


8 Flies are to maggots as beetles are to what?


9 Where is an insect's mandible?


10 Who had a hit with a cover of Michael Jackson's Smooth Criminal in 2001?


Solution: 1 Entomology 2 Two weeks 3 The ant 4 A cockroach 5 b) 4,000 6 Woody Allen 7 The butterfly 8 Grubs 9 The mouth 10 Alien Ant Farm.


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