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Sunday Challenge #27 – Insects Quiz

Team StoryWeavers|August 01, 2022, 12:09 IST| 698

Welcome to BYJU’S Sunday Challenge! In this edition, we take a dive into the world of our little creepy-crawly friends. This week, we quiz you on the impressive world of insects. 


You can take a shot at the questions and field your guesses in the comments section below. Answers will be revealed on subsequent Sundays in the comment section. The fastest entries to get all questions right will receive a special goodie bag from BYJU’S. 

Ready? Here are your questions:

Question 1

Luna, Peppered, Common clothes, Domestic silk, Garden tiger and African death’s-head are some of the many interestingly named species of which insect?

Question 2

The Italian motor vehicle manufacturer Piaggio likes to name its vehicles after insects. If the ‘Ape’ is named after the Italian for ‘bee’, what is the iconic scooter Vespa named after?

Question 3

What does a lepidopterist do?

Question 4

Pictured below is an insect whose venom is reported to be 15 times stronger than a rattlesnake’s. It also shares its name with a popular Marvel character. Identify the creature.

Question 5

Which insect with a funny sounding name, infamous in Sub-Saharan Africa for being a carrier of human sleeping sickness disease, is also called ‘tik-tik’?

Take your guesses in the comments section below. Winners of this edition, along with the answers will be revealed next Sunday in the comments section, so keep your eyes peeled! 

To view other editions of the Sunday Challenge, click here.

Answers to Sunday Challenge #26 – Trees

1. Religiosa

2. Professor Oak

3. Canopy 

4. Joshua Tree

5. Sequoia Capital, named after the massive Sequoia Trees




About the Author

Suraj is a self-proclaimed audiophile and a jack-of-all-trades writer with a diverse set of interests. An amateur quizzer on the side, he claims that the first object he fell in love with was a book on flags at age 3. His favourite punctuation mark is the Oxford Comma, which coincidentally happens to be one of his favourite songs too!

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