- The rhinoceros beetle is the world's strongest insect. How
many times can it support its own body weight? (A human can
support 17 times its own body weight.)

- A splendor beetle was the oldest living insect. How many years
did it live?

- The Australian dragonfly is the fastest flying insect. How
many miles an hour does it fly?

- How many inches is the world's longest grasshopper?

- How many feet m the world's largest grasshopper leap?

- How many miles did a monarch butterfly fly during its
migration?

- The most pairs of legs was found on a millipede. How many pairs of legs did it have?
- The largest swarm of locusts recorded was in 1874 in the state
of California. How many locusts were said to be in the swarm?

- How many days can a cockroach live without his head?

- How many hours does it take for a cockroach to digest its
food?

- How many minutes can a cockroach hold its breath?

Answer Key

- The rhinoceros beetle is the world's strongest insect. How
many times can it support its own body weight? A human can support
17 times its own body weight.
**850**

- A Splendor Beetle was the oldest living insect. How many years
did it live?
**47 years**

- The Australian Dragonfly is the fastest flying insect. How
fast does it fly.?
**36 mph**

- How many inches is the world's longest grasshopper?
**10 inches**

- How far can the world's largest grasshopper leap?
**I5 feet**

- How many miles did a monarch butterfly fly during its
migration?
**2,133 miles**

- The most pairs of legs was found on a millipede. How many
pairs of legs did it have?
**375**

- The largest swarm of locusts recorded was in 1874 in the state
of California. How many locusts were said to be in the swarm?
**12.5 Trillion**

- How many days can a cockroach live without his head?
**7**

- How many hours does it take for a cockroach to digest its
food?
**48**

- How many minutes can a cockroach hold its breath?
**40**

**TOP**

**FCAT Learning Activities: Math, 6 - 8**