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Metamorphosis – a quick quiz

By , 5 May 2021

This quiz is all about change! Can you get full marks first try, or will you need to change your answers?

#1. What do Hyposmocoma molluscivora caterpillars eat?

Hyposmocoma molluscivora caterpillars catch snails in their webs, and grow up to be moths.

#2. Metamorphic rocks have been transformed by heat and/or pressure – which of the following rocks is metamorphic?

Marble is limestone or dolomite that has recrystallised.

#3. In several billion years, our Sun will evolve. What type of star will it turn into?

When our Sun starts to run out of hydrogen fuel, it will grow immensely and turn red. It will likely envelop the planets Mercury and Venus.

#4. Where do mosquito larvae live?

Most mosquito species lay their eggs in puddles, ponds and other stagnant water. These eggs hatch, releasing larvae.

#5. When iron rusts, what chemical does it become?

Iron reacts with oxygen to become iron oxide, more commonly known as rust.

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