Bayer Bee Care Spelling Bee Answer Key

Question 1: Your word is “Apis mellifera.” Which of the below is correct?


Answer: b. Used in a sentence: The species Apis mellifera is known as a highly social insect, living in colonies that can number up to 80,000 bees.



Question 2: Which sentence below represents the correct usage of the word “proboscis”?


Answer: a. The bee used its proboscis to collect nectar from the wildflower.



Question 3: What does the word “hymenoptera” refer to as related to honey bees?


Answer: c. Order of honey bees, according to their scientific classification



Question 4: A Langstroth hive is the most commonly-used manmade hive today and was named after which of the below:


Answer: a. Philadelphian beekeeper the Reverend Lorenzo Lorraine Langstroth who developed the hive



Question 5: Your word is “dextrose.” Which of the below is correct?


Answer: a. Definition: one of the two types of sugars found in honey



Question 6: Which sentence below represents the correct usage of the word “varroosis”?


Answer: c. One of the biggest threats to honey bees today, the Varroa mite can cause a devastating disease known as varroosis.



Question 7: Your word is “Bombus occidentalis.” Which of the below is correct?


Answer: a. Definition: the scientific name for the western bumblebee



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