Daily Trivia Quiz Questions and Answers (03-13-2024)

Question 1: Which lake in Africa are the lesser flamingos in today’s image flying over?

Lake Magadi
  • Lake Magadi
  • Abaya Lake
  • Lake Kivu

Correct Answer: Lake Magadi

Fact: Lake Magadi is known for its pink water, a result of algae that thrives on the salt, which is especially noticeable during the dry season. Apart from its surreal landscapes, the lake attracts visitors with its diverse birdlife, including flamingos.

Question 2: Where do flamingos get their distinctive pink or reddish color from?

  • Diet
  • Genetic mutation
  • Exposure to sunlight

Correct Answer: Diet

Fact: The color of a flamingo's feathers comes from pigments in the food it eats. Flamingos eat algae, larvae, crustaceans, mollusks, and small fish. The carotenoid pigments found in some of these foods are broken down by the digestive enzymes in the birds' stomachs, and the absorbed pigments are then deposited in the feathers and skin, giving them their characteristic hue.

Question 3: What is a group of flamingos called?

  • Embarrassment
  • Flamboyance
  • Clowder

Correct Answer: Flamboyance

Fact: A group of flamingos is popularly called a flamboyance. Some other collective nouns that can be used to describe them are stand, flurry, colony, and pat.

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