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Hard Monarch Quiz

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Question 1 of 15

What organ on the larva produces silk?

Question 2 of 15

On what part of the larva's body are the prolegs?

Question 3 of 15

How many eyes do monarch larvae have?

Question 4 of 15

What weighs more, a monarch pupa or a monarch adult?

Question 5 of 15

What is the name for the bright color patterns that protect animals, like orange and black monarch adults and yellow, black and white larvae?

Question 6 of 15

What is the first event in the molting sequence?

Question 7 of 15

Monarchs only use a sun compass and do not use a magnetic compass to orient themselves during migration.

Question 8 of 15

There is no difference between a parasite and parasitoid.

Question 9 of 15

What is the toxin that monarch larvae sequester from their milkweed host plant?

Question 10 of 15

D. plexippus is found in each of the following locations globally:

Question 11 of 15

Which monarch population has highest levels of OE?

Question 12 of 15

What is the term for a fertilized egg?

Question 13 of 15

How many larval instars do monarchs have?

Question 14 of 15

The technical term for when a female monarch lays an egg is called:

Question 15 of 15

Once a migratory monarch enters reproductive diapause, they will never mate again.

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