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PostPosted: Mon Mar 02, 2009 7:00 pm 
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Ok here we go a fun comp no prize just your chance to get a medal for your profile :mrgreen:
All i want you to do is copy the quiz and send me your completed quiz via PM
this will run throughout march and a new comp will start every month from now on througout the year to win a profile medal. ( we will have other comps too this is just to give you something to do)
Everyone can play even if you dont keep bugs as you can find everything you need know on the web!
so come on now get ya thinking caps on :wink:


1. Which insect is popular with gardeners because it feeds on aphids?

2. By what name is the insect, the crane fly, more commonly known?

3. In the insect world, what are brimstones, small coppers and commas?

4. Which common garden insect gets its scientific name from the latin for ‘little scissors’?

5. What name is given to the egg or young form of a louse or other parasitic insect?

6. What is the most commonly consumed insect in the world?

7. Which insect has the best eyesight?

8. Which insect suffers from ‘Isle of Wight’ disease ?

9. What insect can live up to nine days without its head?

10. Which insect was once the worst enemy of the potato because it ate the leaves of the plant sometimes destroying whole crops?

11. ‘Garden Tiger’ and ‘Hornet Clearwing’ are species of which insect?

12. The Cardinal is the largest type of which British insect?

13. What insect can jump 200 times it’s own height?

14. Which insect lives in a nest called a vespiary?

15. Which insect is the agent for transmitting yellow fever?

16. The female of which insect frequently bites off the head of the male during reproduction?

17. An insect’s body is divided into three main parts, the head, the abdomen and which other?

18. What type of insect is a Whirligig?

19. Drosophila melanogaster is the Latin name for which insect?

20. What is the common name of the insect Lampyris Noctiluca the female of which produces light to attract the male?


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 02, 2009 8:55 pm 
ends date?

Just want to ask because I don't have time to do the competition atm, but after these couple of weeks I can start looking up for answers and I need another medal. :mrgreen:


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 02, 2009 8:57 pm 
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1st april runs for the whole month! :shake:


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 02, 2009 9:01 pm 
Shake your butt shake your butt. :?

Cool after these couple of weeks, I can start to work on my medal again. :mrgreen:


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 02, 2009 9:23 pm 
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felix93 wrote:
Shake your butt shake your butt. :?

Cool after these couple of weeks, I can start to work on my medal again. :mrgreen:


Done mine :shake:

off to be smug somewhere - only took three minutes :whistle:


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 02, 2009 9:52 pm 
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Did mine 20 minutes ago :shake:
Took me 2.30 minutes :lol: :wink:


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 02, 2009 9:59 pm 
Oi you two, stop showing off. I am old, it takes longer to train an old dog trick. I am slower, besides I have a lot of private things to sort out atm. :roll:


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 02, 2009 10:32 pm 
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Took me 10 secs :shake: well thats about how long it took me to find the website Shaz got them from :kp:

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 02, 2009 11:16 pm 
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Cheeeeeat! :lol:


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 02, 2009 11:19 pm 
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lmao above...

mine's done ... didn't know we were timing it ... do we win a prize for the quickest?
If so I completed mine by osmosis so I win :mrgreen: :lmao:

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 02, 2009 11:19 pm 
Tomroc wrote:
Took me 10 secs :shake: well thats about how long it took me to find the website Shaz got them from :kp:


:lmao:


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PostPosted: Tue Mar 03, 2009 9:15 am 
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felix93 wrote:
Oi you two, stop showing off. I am old, it takes longer to train an old dog trick. I am slower, besides I have a lot of private things to sort out atm. :roll:



OLD??? Don't talk to me about old, I just turned 40 :yikes: and have decided to have a nervous breakdown and a mid-life crisis all at athe same time - I've earned it :kp: .


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PostPosted: Tue Mar 03, 2009 5:41 pm 
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Lucy wrote:
Cheeeeeat! :lol:

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Shaz wrote:
you can find everything you need know on the web!


See, Shaz said herself we could use the web :shake: I just dont think she realised anyone would find the exact website she used lol. Sorry Shaz if I ruined your master plan, I wont tell anyone the website though lol :kp:

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0.0.7 Emperor Scorpions


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PostPosted: Tue Mar 03, 2009 9:56 pm 
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Shaz wrote:
you can find everything you need know on the web!


See, Shaz said herself we could use the web :shake: I just dont think she realised anyone would find the exact website she used lol. Sorry Shaz if I ruined your master plan, I wont tell anyone the website though lol :kp:


Hey thanks for the hint. I have entered and got my medal now. :mrgreen: Only I copied and pasted too much. :laugh:


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PostPosted: Wed Mar 04, 2009 5:53 am 
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Well I got a medal, and i didnt use the web, even if it risks me looking stupid. :roll: So many people are going to have 20/20 and I'm going to have 10/20 or something. :?

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 07, 2009 10:04 am 
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how do you copy & paste?


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PostPosted: Sat Mar 07, 2009 6:51 pm 
Tomroc wrote:

See, Shaz said herself we could use the web :shake: I just dont think she realised anyone would find the exact website she used lol. Sorry Shaz if I ruined your master plan, I wont tell anyone the website though lol :kp:

Haha I did too, first one I found. :laugh:


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 22, 2009 5:36 pm 
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I didnt use the web either :D:D:D. I used my encyclopedia of insects known as Mark :P


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