10 most difficult entomology riddles A list of entomology related questions that are most often answered incorrectly Insects quiz How long does the queen bee live?Up to 6 years. Queen bee is naturally capable of lilving up to 6 years. However, in modern beekeeping the replacement of mothers takes place every approximately 2 years.very hard 28% up to 40 daysup to 40 days19%up to 8 monthsup to 8 months17%up to 2 yearsup to 2 years34%up to 6 yearsup to 6 years28%Created by: Katarzyna Dąbrowska. Statistics based on 938 answers in 3 languages »bees riddles » How long does the worker bee live?It depends on the season. In the warm season, the worker bee lives only about 38 days. However, during the winter season, the life expectancy is significantly extended to about 6 months.very hard 29% 2 years2 years16%1 year1 year16%2 months2 months36%It depends on the season.It depends on the season.29%Created by: Katarzyna Dąbrowska. Statistics based on 880 answers in 3 languages »insects riddles » This is a larva of ...Ladybug. It's a larva of seven-pointed ladybird. It is is very busy and very effective in fighting aphids (much more effective than adults), eating up to six hundred a day.very hard 35% HoverflyHoverfly8%LadybugLadybug35%European mole cricketEuropean mole cricket30%OdonataOdonata25%Created by: Katarzyna Dąbrowska. Statistics based on 4283 answers in 2 languages »zoology riddles » Which of the following predators does not suck the fluids out of its victim's body?Mantis. The praying mantis chews its victims in a manner similar to the way mammals do; however, its jaws close sideways, and not from the top or bottom like mammals' mouths. Mantis always eats the head first.hard 40% scorpionscorpion19%mantismantis40%tarantulatarantula7%all of the aboveall of the above32%Created by: life-o-holic. Statistics based on 12863 answers in 2 languages »dangerous animals riddles » These ants bite off and collect leaf pieces. What for?They will grow mushrooms on them. South American Atta ants use leafs to prepare their food. They chew them first and than grow mushrooms on it.hard 40% they will grow mushrooms on themthey will grow mushrooms on them40%they will feed them to larvathey will feed them to larva33%they will expand their anthill with itthey will expand their anthill with it15%they're converting a tree to a new anthillthey're converting a tree to a new anthill10%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 7094 answers in 4 languages »ants riddles » How do Japanese honey bees defend themselves from Japanese giant hornets?They overheat them. As a hornet enters the hive, a mob of hundreds of honey bees surrounds it in a ball, completely covering it and preventing it from reacting effectively. The bees violently vibrate their flight muscles in much the same way as they do to heat the hive in cold conditions. This raises the temperature in the ball to the critical temperature of 46 °C.hard 42% they bite their eyes offthey bite their eyes off20%they sink themthey sink them7%they overheat themthey overheat them42%they squeeze their reproductive organsthey squeeze their reproductive organs29%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 9013 answers in 2 languages »Japan riddles » For how long do the workers in ant colonies sleep?Around one minute. Typical worker sleeps for only one minute but 250 times a day.hard 43% several hoursseveral hours3%one hourone hour9%around one minutearound one minute43%they don't sleep at allthey don't sleep at all43%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 1003 answers in 3 languages »animals riddles » What's the name of this parasite?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.hard 45% Bed bugBed bug45%LouseLouse29%MiteMite13%TickTick11%Created by: GabrielBaran. Statistics based on 7839 answers in 2 languages »nature riddles » How many wings does a bee have?4. All insects have none, two or four wings. Some extinct insects had an additional pair of winglets attached to the first segment of the thorax, for a total of three pairs.hard 52% 001%2243%4452%662%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 13202 answers in 2 languages »nature riddles » The honeydew honey is a dark, strong type of honey. What is honeydew?Secretion of aphids. Honeydew is a sugar-rich sticky liquid, secreted by aphids as they feed on plant sap. When their mouthpart penetrates the phloem, the sugary, high-pressure liquid is forced out of the anus of the aphid. Honeydew is then collected by honey bees.hard 53% Sticky liquid from conesSticky liquid from cones17%Sap flowing from plant on sunny daysSap flowing from plant on sunny days11%Nectar dissolved in dewNectar dissolved in dew16%Secretion of aphidsSecretion of aphids53%Created by: Katarzyna Dąbrowska. Statistics based on 15905 answers in 2 languages »cuisine riddles » Play insects quiz and see all the questions.