WONDER #778: Why Do Bees Sting?

Question 1 of 3

In a hive, the bees that sting are which bees?

  1. female worker bees
  2. male drone bees
  3. male worker bees
  4. female drone bees

Question 2 of 3

What do bees release that incites other nearby bees to attack and sting?

  1. hormones
  2. bee gas
  3. anaphylactic shock
  4. pheromones

Question 3 of 3

A bee sting can be deadly if someone is allergic and what condition occurs?

  1. heart attack
  2. indigestion
  3. anaphylactic shock
  4. liver failure

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