Rat-a-tat-tat Quiz

Choose one answer for each question. If you don't know the answers, review What's Making a Racket?

1. Why do woodpeckers knock on wood?

  1. To find insects to eat.
  2. To dig a hole for nesting.
  3. To scare away other woodpeckers.
  4. All of the above.

2. Why do sapsuckers go south in winter?

  1. Their feathers will not keep them warm.
  2. Sap doesn't run so they can?t get enough to eat.
  3. They can't find seeds.
  4. None of the above.

3. What other wildlife benefits from woodpeckers pecking wood?

  1. Squirrels.
  2. Bluebirds.
  3. Hummingbirds.
  4. All of the above.

4. What football equipment was designed using woodpeckers as a model?

  1. Wooden goal posts.
  2. Football pigskin.
  3. Helmets with cushioning.
  4. None of the above.