Our world is larger and filled with more amazing animals and plants than any online video can show. This diversity in organisms shows how nature adapts and thrives to multitudes of different environments. Organisms have developed all sorts of weird and wacky traits on their unique evolutionary paths, and we’ve been born at the right time to enjoy them.
How much do you know about the facts and figures of biodiversity?
Scientists believe that the world is currently experiencing its _____ mass extinction.
What is the largest man-made cause of biodiversity loss?
A.Carbon emissions from vehicles
B.Destruction of natural habitats for agriculture
C.Overusing electronics at home
D.Overfishing and hunting whales
Bees play a critical role in pollinating plant species. Their work aids in producing ___ percent of the world’s total food supply.
Which kind of foods is the least helpful to maintaining biodiversity?
With one-tenth of the world’s species being found here, what is Earth’s most biodiverse country?
When is World Bee Day celebrated each year?
A 2020 study estimates that one-third of all plant and animal species could be nearing extinction by ____ due to climate change.
All of these are natural and effective ways to repel pests and insects, except…
A.Planting onions or garlic around vegetables
B.Spraying “soft” pesticides that contain pyrethroid plant oils
C.Lighting your bug-infested garden on fire
D.Using ladybirds, frogs and birds to eat insects
How many of the world’s terrestrial species live in rainforests?
Which of these is the best thing to plant in your garden or backyard?
A.A plant species that is native to your area
B.An invasive species
C.Itchy, toxic or poisonous plants
What is not a good way to be eco-friendly while you go shopping?
A.Bringing reusable shopping bags
B.Carrying your own water bottle
C.Using paper straws wrapped in plastic
D.Walking around instead of taking a taxi
To conserve water, it is recommended to take no more than ______ minutes for showering.
The Earth’s species are dying out ________ times more quickly in our present age compared to the natural rate of extinction.
When you spot a pretty plant or critter while taking a hike, the best thing to do is to…
B.throw rocks at them
C.bring them home
D.lure them with food
All of these actions takes care of biodiversity in your neighbourhood and community, except for one.
A.Keeping litter off sidewalks
B.Organizing a trash collecting drive
C.Taking a photo of litter and complaining on social media
D.Planting flowers to help bees in your locale