WONDER #2597: What is a Murder Hornet?
Question 1 of 3
What was the main idea of this Wonder?
- Murder hornets’ stingers are a quarter of an inch long.
- Murder hornets aren’t usually dangerous for people, but they may be a threat to North America’s honeybees.
- To protect bees, everyone should put out baited traps that will catch murder hornets before they find hives.
- Murder hornets are native to many parts of Asia.
Question 2 of 3
Which is another name for murder hornets?
- Stinging wasps
- Asian giant hornets
- Vespa mandarinia
- Both b and c
Question 3 of 3
Which is NOT a way beekeepers can help protect their hives?
- Spray pesticides in their yards
- Place hornet traps over the hive entrance
- Set up baited traps
- Hire people to swat Asian giant hornets away with tennis rackets
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