Nature Quiz - Insects and Spiders - Insects 1 (Questions)

There are over a million described species of insects. Most insects are beneficial to humans as not only do they eat other insects, they also pollinate crops and make products that we use, such as honey and silk. See how well you know the tiny creatures by trying out the following identification quiz all about insects.

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1. Can you name this insect?
[ ] European wool carder bee
[ ] Stag beetle
[ ] Stick insect
[ ] Lesser water boatman
2. Can you name this insect?
[ ] European honey bee
[ ] German cockroach
[ ] March brown mayfly
[ ] Lesser earwig
3. Can you name this insect?
[ ] Golden ground beetle
[ ] Field Cricket
[ ] Forest bug
[ ] Rhinoceros beetle
4. Can you name this insect?
[ ] Ivy bee
[ ] Beautiful Demoiselle
[ ] Pale giant horse-fly
[ ] Emerald Damselfly
5. Can you name this insect?
[ ] Common earwig
[ ] Common Hawker
[ ] German cockroach
[ ] Ladybird
6. Can you name this insect?
[ ] Cepero's groundhopper
[ ] Stick insect
[ ] Lesser water boatman
[ ] Yellow meadow ant
7. Can you name this insect?
[ ] Red ant
[ ] Carpenter ant
[ ] European honey bee
[ ] Erratic ant
8. Can you name this insect?
[ ] Speckled bush-cricket
[ ] Common Hawker
[ ] Golden-ringed Dragonfly
[ ] Stag beetle
9. Can you name this insect?
[ ] European wasp
[ ] Common wasp
[ ] Hoverfly
[ ] Garden bumblebee
10. Can you name this insect?
[ ] March brown mayfly
[ ] Field Cricket
[ ] Hawthorn shield bug
[ ] Beautiful Demoiselle
Nature Quiz - Insects and Spiders - Insects 1 (Answers)
1. Can you name this insect?
[ ] European wool carder bee
[ ] Stag beetle
[ ] Stick insect
[x] Lesser water boatman
2. Can you name this insect?
[x] European honey bee
[ ] German cockroach
[ ] March brown mayfly
[ ] Lesser earwig
3. Can you name this insect?
[ ] Golden ground beetle
[x] Field Cricket
[ ] Forest bug
[ ] Rhinoceros beetle
4. Can you name this insect?
[ ] Ivy bee
[ ] Beautiful Demoiselle
[ ] Pale giant horse-fly
[x] Emerald Damselfly
5. Can you name this insect?
[ ] Common earwig
[ ] Common Hawker
[x] German cockroach
[ ] Ladybird
6. Can you name this insect?
[ ] Cepero's groundhopper
[x] Stick insect
[ ] Lesser water boatman
[ ] Yellow meadow ant
7. Can you name this insect?
[x] Red ant
[ ] Carpenter ant
[ ] European honey bee
[ ] Erratic ant
8. Can you name this insect?
[ ] Speckled bush-cricket
[ ] Common Hawker
[x] Golden-ringed Dragonfly
[ ] Stag beetle
9. Can you name this insect?
[ ] European wasp
[x] Common wasp
[ ] Hoverfly
[ ] Garden bumblebee
10. Can you name this insect?
[x] March brown mayfly
[ ] Field Cricket
[ ] Hawthorn shield bug
[ ] Beautiful Demoiselle