Canterbury mudfish, kōwaro
Image: Angus McIntosh, Uni of Canterbury | ©

Introduction

Test your knowledge with the Tuesday | Rātū Conservation Week quiz.

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Questions

  1. About how many types of sharks are found in New Zealand’s waters?
    1. 50
    2. 70
    3. 90

  2. What is the minimum distance a boat should be from a mother whale and her calf?
    1. 50 m
    2. 100 m
    3. 200 m

  3. True or false – a baby wētā looks like a grub before turning into an adult?

  4. What is ‘Neptune’s necklace’?
    1. a type of fish
    2. a type of shark
    3. a type of seaweed

  5. How long can the Canterbury mudfish survive out of water in a drought?
    1. 3 days
    2. 2 weeks
    3. 3 months

    Close up of a shore plover bird.
    Tūturuatu/shore plover
    Image: Helen Gummer | ©

  6. The shore plover is a plucky bird known for its curiosity. It is in the same threat category as kākāpō, how many of this bird remain?
    1. 1,050
    2. 120
    3. 260

  7. How old is the oldest known kākāpō?          
    1. 46 years old
    2. 32 years old
    3. 96 years old

  8. Which parent cares for the young in the endemic Archey’s and Hamilton’s frogs?

  9. New Zealand peripatus/ngaokeoke (Velvet worms) have how many pairs of legs?
    1. 13–16 pairs
    2. 23–32 pairs
    3. up to 43 pairs

  10. Which is bigger – the male or female kiwi? 

Answers

 

Questions – Te reo Māori

  1. E hia ngā momo mangō kei ngā wai o te moana o Aotearoa?
    1. 50
    2. 70
    3. 90

  2. He aha te itinga rawatanga o te tawhiti tika mō tētahi poti, i tētahi tohorā uha me tana punua?
    1. 50 m
    2. 100 m
    3. 200 m

  3. He pono, he parau rānei – He rite tonu ngā punua wētā, i muri i te huringa hei kātua.           

  4. He aha tēnei mea te ‘Neptune’s necklace’?
    1. he momo ika
    2. he momo mangō
    3. he momo karengo

    Close up of a shore plover bird.
    Tūturuatu/shore plover
    Image: Helen Gummer | ©

  5. Pēhea te roa o te āhei o te Canterbury mudfish kia ora ahakoa kāore he wai, i ngā wā o te tauraki?
    1. 3 rā
    2. 2 wiki
    3. 3 marama

  6. E mōhiotia ana anō te tūturuatu mō tana pākiki. He rite tōna momo whakamōrea ki te kākāpō, e hia ēnei manu e toe ana?         
    1. 1,050
    2. 120
    3. 260

  7. E hia te pakeke o te kākāpō kaumātua rawa?
    1. 46 tau te pakeke
    2. 32 tau te pakeke
    3. 96 tau te pakeke

  8. Ko tēhea ira te matua taurima i ngā punua o ngā pepeketua taketake e kīa nei ko Archey’s frog me Hamilton’s frog?   

  9. E hia ngā waewae takirua o te ngāokeoke New Zealand peripatus (e mōhiotia ana hoki te ingoa Velvet worm)?
    1. 13-16 takirua
    2. 23-32 takirua
    3. Tae atu ki te 43 takirua

  10. Ko tēhea te mea rahi rawa – te kiwi toa, te kiwi uha rānei?

Answers

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