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Duck, Duck, Goose!
How much do you know about these fowl friends?
#1 Which of the following words is NOT used to describe a group of ducks?
#2 Ducks and geese are both members of the Anatidae family. What other birds are in this family?
#3 A duck's quack does not echo.
#4 What is a baby goose called?
#5 Angel Wing, or Slipped Wing, is a disease that can strike ducks and geese. One theory about the disease is that it is genetic. What is the other major theory on what causes Angel Wing?
Too many carbs, sugars and proteins
Drinking polluted water
Eating fish that live in polluted water
#6 Goose is to gander as duck is to:
#7 Which can stay longer underwater before coming up for air, a Canada goose or a Pekin duck? Assume that the two birds are, more or less, the same size.
#8 In Hans Christian Andersen's "The Ugly Duckling", what kind of bird does the title character turn out to be?
#9 How is reproduction different for ducks and geese than it is for most other birds?
A. Ducks and geese don't lay eggs.
B. Male ducks and geese have phalluses.
C. The anatomy of female ducks and geese are designed to prevent unwanted advances.
Both A and B
Both B and C
#10 Ducks do not have nerves or blood vessels in their feet.
#11 What makes the outer feathers of ducks waterproof?
A waxy substance secreted through the skin
Oil from a gland near the duck's tail
#12 Geese mate for life.
#13 Why do geese fly in "V" formation when they migrate?
To make it harder to shoot them
To make flying easier
No one really knows why.
#14 Ducks have regional accents.
#15 If someone tells you, "What's good for the goose is good for the gander," what does that mean?
If it's good for a man, it's good for a woman.
Women have different needs than men.
Soy sauce is good on everything.
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