Hi and welcome to one of the many Outdoor Quizzes at this website . These quizzes are here to help you get engaged in the world of nature . Nature can be classified into many different areas and subject groups . Please feel free to comment on these subjects and also feel free to suggest topics that you would like to have explored .
1) The right bank of a river is …
a ) the bank of the river where most fish are consistently caught
b) the bank of the river where the water carves the deepest channels
c ) the right bank is always on the right side of the direction the water is flowing
d ) it is impossible to scientifically determine the right bank of a river in the northern hemisphere
2 ) A blue moon is …
a ) an astrophysical phenomena caused by the refraction of light from the blue spectrum on the moon
b ) is an expression from the middle ages describing depression associated with the menstrual cycle
c ) there is no recorded evidence in astronomy about the moon ever being blue
d ) a blue moon is the second full moon in any calendar month
3 ) tumble home is …
a ) a stumbling walk to your place of residence after an all night party
b ) the curve of a boat’s sides , when the sides curve back inward , so the gunwale is inward of the side at its greatest bulge
c ) a ” tornado alley ” expression describing your mobile home’s behavior during a tornado
d ) a middle age description of a small straw-roofed hut
4 ) worldwide , how many species of birds are there ?
a ) 6098
b ) 5437
c ) 987
d ) 8640
5 ) what is the approximate number of bird species that cannot fly ?
a ) 12
b ) 9
c ) 60
d ) 236
6) How many species of salmon are there in Canada ?
a ) 7
c ) 5
d ) 6
7 ) What percentage of animal life is harbored by the oceans of the planet ?
a ) 62 %
b ) 27%
d ) 80%
8 ) Which one of these terms is not part of a fishing hook ?
9 ) A young shark is called
a) a pup
c) a basking
10 ) killer whales can reach speeds of up to
a) 27 kph
b) 39 kph
c) 56 kph
d) 24 kph
answers : 1) c , 2) d , 3) b , 4) d , 5) c , 6) 6 , 7) d , 8) d , 9) a , 10 ) c .
This easy wilderness quiz is for your entertainment . Please feel free to comment and also include any tidbits of your own about this fascinating world of nature !