WONDER #305: Why Would You Hike at Night?

Question 1 of 3

We call animals that sleep during the day and become active at night _________________.

  1. all-nighters
  2. vampires
  3. night walkers
  4. nocturnal

Question 2 of 3

Which is NOT a reason why an animal might be nocturnal?

  1. It’s easier to find food.
  2. They use the dark to avoid predators.
  3. They don’t need sleep.
  4. They’re trying to avoid the heat of the day.

Question 3 of 3

What causes you to see better on a starry night?

  1. The Sun is out.
  2. Light from the stars will help you see.
  3. This is a myth; people think stars help them see, but they don’t.
  4. More light reflects off of the Moon.

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