ENVIS Centre, Ministry of Environment & Forest, Govt. of India

Printed Date: Sunday, September 20, 2020

Environment day Special

Dear All,

This is a special Bird Quiz for World Environment Day. There are five quesions in the quiz.. You have to mail us the answers on the following mail ID

 bnhs-env@nic.in

 The list of the correct answers and the winner's name will be uploaded on 7th June 2014.

  Questions for Quiz are as follows: 

Environmental day special

1     1) In which of the following does the male usually incubate the eggs during the day and the female incubated during the night?

a)      Ostrich

b)      Pigeon

c)      Woodpeker

  

2      2)  Which bird is known as the Indian Nightingale because of its pleasant call?

a)      Red-vented Bulbul

b)      Koel

c)      Hill Myna

 

3)    3)  How do Woodpeckers find insect grubs in timber?

                                          

a)      By listening to their chewing sound

b)      By examining the trail of chewed and excreted wood that they leave behind

c)      By their Smell

 

         4)   What does the kingfisher do with its prey? 

                      

a)      It beats it to death on a branch and swallows it head first

b)      It settles on a branch, tears off bite size pieces and swallows them

c)      It puts it into a “Larder”, a hole in a tree and eats it later

 

        5)   Which of these birds sometime uses strands of spider webs to build its nest?

a)      Weaver Bird

b)      Tailor bird

c)      Golden-fronted Leafbird

 

Note : 1. Prize of the quiz will be given to the one with fastest and correct answers

         2.  competition will be open till 6th June 2014

The list of correct answers and the Winner's name will be declaired on line on 7th June 2014.