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CUES: Center for Urban Ecology and Sustainability
Quiz 1: Importance
of Habitat Conservation for Wild Bees and Other Pollinators
1. Where might bees be found nesting?
In the ground
Any of the above, depending on species
2. How can you use insecticides in a way that reduces harm to pollinators?
Treat the entire area with broad-spectrum insecticides
Use chemicals with a lower toxicity to bees
Spray during the day to scare bees
Spray by air
3. Which of the following influences native bee populations on farms?
Amount of natural habitat adjacent to farms
4. What amount of human food and drink comes from pollinated plants?
One in three
5. Why use native bees?
They can be more efficient than honey bees due to longer activity periods
Native bees are unable to sting repeatedly
Native bees are never harmed by insecticides
All of the above
6. What crops can benefit from native pollinators?
7. How many blue orchard bees are needed to do the job of one or two honey
bee colonies in a fruit orchard?
The same - one or two colonies of blue orchard bees
8. What are two possible factors contributing to honey bee colony collapse
use and feral cats
Competition with bears for honey resources and poor diet
9. What bill did congress pass to help pollinators?
10. When native pollinators are present, yield in some crops can increase by
Double or triple
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May 07, 2013