Question 1: What island does the pygmy three-toed sloth live on?
- Vancouver Island
- Isla Escudo de Veraguas
- Puerto Rico
Correct Answer: Isla Escudo de Veraguas
Fact: Isla Escudo de Veraguas is a small Caribbean island off the northwestern coast of Panama. The pygmy three-toed sloth and a species of fruit bat are exclusively found there.
Question 2: What is the purpose of the sloth’s curved claws?
- Keeping a grip on tree branches
- Cracking coconuts open
Correct Answer: Keeping a grip on tree branches
Fact: The slow-moving pygmy three-toed sloth spends most of its day up in the forest canopy, snacking on the coarse leaves of the red mangrove tree. So, it's not a surprise that all four of its limbs have long, curved claws that help it hang from trees without much effort.
Question 3: Which computer-animated film features Flash Slothmore as a character?
- Ice Age
Correct Answer: Zootopia
Fact: Produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios, 'Zootopia' hit the movie theaters in 2016. Ginnifer Goodwin, Idris Elba, and Shakira, among others, gave voices to the buddy cop action-comedy characters.
Question 4: Which river flows through Vietnam?
- Yangtze River
- Mekong River
- Yellow River
Correct Answer: Mekong River
Fact: Vietnam's Mekong River is known as the 'Rice Bowl' of Vietnam due to its significance in rice cultivation.
Question 5: What type of boat is used to harvest water lilies in the Mekong River Delta?
- Basket boats
- Long-tail boats
Correct Answer: Long-tail boats
Fact: During flood season, workers skillfully navigate long-tail boats to gather water lilies. Standing in water up to their waists, they carefully gather the plants and prepare them for sale at markets and restaurants.
Question 6: The water lily’s genus is named after what mythological creature?
Correct Answer: Nymph
Fact: Water lilies belong to the genus Nymphaea, which is named for the nymphs of Greek mythology. Nymphs, the personification of nature, were often split into different groups by their environment, such as tree, mountain, sea, and freshwater nymphs.