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Question 1: a ________, which is normally the only breeding female in the colony;
HoneyQueen beeEuropean honey beeHoney bee

Question 2: Beekeeping was also documented by the Roman writers ________, Gaius Julius Hyginus, Varro, and Columella.
OvidVirgilApolloAeneid

Question 3: The queen is raised from a normal worker egg, but is fed a larger amount of ________ than a normal worker bee, resulting in a radically different growth and metamorphosis.
Folic acidRoyal jellyVitaminCyanocobalamin

Question 4: [9] Thirty intact hives, made of straw and unbaked clay, were discovered by archaeologist Amihai Mazar of the ________ in the ruins of the city, dating from about 900 BC.
Hebrew University of JerusalemTel Aviv UniversityBen-Gurion University of the NegevAn-Najah National University

Question 5: Immediately above the brood patch an arch of ________-filled cells extends from side to side, and above that again a broader arch of honey-filled cells extends to the frame tops.
SeedFlowering plantPlantPollen

Question 6: A few hobby beekeepers are adopting various ________ of the type commonly found in Africa.
BeekeepingHoneyEuropean honey beeTop-bar hive

Question 7: In prehistoric Greece (________ and Mycenae), existed a systematic of high-status apiculture as it can be concluded by the finds of hives, smoking pots, honey extractors and other beekeeping paraphernalia in Knossos.
CreteGavdosEuboeaDodecanese

Question 8: A beekeeper (or apiarist) keeps bees in order to collect honey and ________, to pollinate crops, or to produce bees for sale to other beekeepers.
ScissorsBeeswaxButtonTracing paper

Question 9: Over several matings, possibly a dozen or more, the queen will receive and store enough ________ from a succession of drones to fertilize hundreds of thousands of eggs.
FertilisationSexual reproductionSpermatozoonSperm

Question 10: Many species are solitary[3], and many others rear their young in burrows and small colonies, like mason bees and ________.
ArthropodBumblebeeInsectHoney bee
















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