Close up of a tuatara
Image: Peter Morrison | ©

Introduction

Test your knowledge with the Monday | Rāhina Conservation Week quiz.

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Questions

  1. What is a nudibranch?
    1. a tree
    2. a bird
    3. a mollusc/sea slug

    Close up of a Powelliphanta snail.
    Powelliphanta snail
    Image: Anthony Behrens | ©

  2. How often does the tuatara shed its skin?
    1. once a year
    2. twice a year
    3. never

  3. ­True or false – Powelliphanta (native New Zealand snails) eat worms?

  4. What bird lives in swamps and booms? 
    1. matuku/bittern
    2. kiwi
    3. kākāpō

  5. True or false – New Zealand geckos lay eggs?

  6. What percentage of New Zealand birds are not found anywhere else in the world?
    1. 30%
    2. 40%
    3. 50%
    4. 70%

  7. True or false – almost half the world’s whale and dolphin species are found in New Zealand?

  8. A male seal is called a bull. What's a female seal called?     

  9. What is the main predator of whio/blue duck?
    1. stoat
    2. tiger
    3. pig  
    4. rat

  10. What's the fastest flight speed recorded for a long-tailed bat?       
    1. 120 km per hour
    2. 60 km per hour
    3. 30 km per hour

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Questions – Te reo Māori

  1. He aha tēnei mea te nudibranch?
    1. He rākau
    2. He manu
    3. He momo kaiwhao (mollusc) kāore ōna anga, he muramura ngā tae

    Close up of a Powelliphanta snail.
    Powelliphanta snail
    Image: Anthony Behrens | ©

  2. E hia ngā whakamāunutanga o te kiri o te tuatara i te tau?
    1. Kotahi whakamāunutanga i te tau
    2. E rua whakamāunutanga i te tau
    3. Kore rawa nei

  3. He pono, he parau rānei – Ko te kai a te ngata nui, te powelliphanta, he toke.      

  4. He aha te manu ka noho i te repo, he hū te āhua o te tangi?          
    1. Matuku
    2. Kiwi
    3. Kākāpō

  5. He pono, he parau rānei – He whānau hua ngā mokomoko o Aotearoa.    

  6. He aha te ōrau o ngā manu o Aotearoa tē kitea i ētahi atu wāhi o te ao?
    1. 20%
    2. 40%
    3. 50%
    4. 70%

  7. He pono, he parau rānei – Tata ki te haurua o te taupori momo tohorā, momo aihe hoki, kei Aotearoa kitea ai.

  8. Ka kīa te toa o te kekeno i te reo Ingarihi he bull. He aha te ingoa o te uha o te kekeno ki te reo Ingarihi? 

  9. He aha te kaikonihi matua o te Whio?
    1. Te Toriura
    2. Te Taika
    3. Te Poaka    

  10. He aha te terenga rere hohoro rawa kua kitea mō tētahi pekapeka?         
    1. 120 km i te hāora
    2. 60 km i te hāora
    3. 30 km i te hāora

Answers

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