Auckland Museum Bees Quiz
In the latest Auckland Museum quiz we explore the brilliant world of bees, test your knowledge and discover more about these fascinating insects.
What is the most commonly encountered bee in New Zealand?
The Bumble bee was introduced to New Zealand from England in what year?
The leafcutter bee was introduced to New Zealand in the 1970s to aid in the pollination of which plant?
Approximately how many species of Native Bee are there in Aotearoa New Zealand?
New Zealand’s smallest bee is the Lasioglossum and can range in size from...
All native bee species within New Zealand are solitary and do not form hives?
Honey bees first arrived in 1839 via Mary Bumby, a sister of a Methodist missionary, in which area of New Zealand?
A honey bee hive population can grow to contain as many as ______ workers?
Bumble bees don’t sting, true or false?
Where do native New Zealand bees make their nests?
Here are your results for the quiz.