TEST YOUR BEEKEEPING KNOWLEDGE ! JULY 2017

CAN YOU ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS ON BEES AND BEEKEEPING?

1]  WHO INVENTED SHEETS OF PREPARED WAX FOUNDATION?

2]  WHO DISCOVERED THE NEED FOR "BEE SPACE"?

3]  WHO INVENTED THE FIRST SMOKER?

4]  WHO STARTED THE SPREAD OF BEEKEEPING IN THE USA & HOW?

5]  WHO WAS THE FIRST COMMERCIAL QUEEN BREEDER IN THE  USA AND PROMOTED THE SALE  OF BEES IN PACKAGES?

6] WHO WAS THE FIRST COMPREHENSIVE RETAILER OF BEE EQUIPMENT IN THE USA?

Answers please to :-  editor@cdbka.com

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SEE IF YOU CAN ANSWER THESE EASY QUESTIONS. JUNE 2017

A new queen emerges.
Photo by Margaret Edge.

1]  How many wings does a bee have?

2]  How many wings does a wasp have?

3]  What do they call male wasps?

4]  How does a bee do to collect pollen?

5]  What is the difference between a bees stinger and a wasps?

6]  How long is a bee usually in its' larval state?

7]  What can a bees' "Waggle Dance" denote to its colony sisters?  As many answers as poss.

8]  What has usually happened if an open/hatched out queen cell is found in your hive?

9]  What is oxalic acid used for?

10] How long does a worker bee usually live in summer time?

Just for fun - Answers to editor@cdbka.com 

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