QUIZ: What type of bee are you?

Today is ‘Don’t Step on a Bee Day’ – a great cause to help preserve some of natures most valued species.

Bees are vital to a healthy environment and yet statistics show that 35 UK bees species are under threat of extinction.

Did you know that there are over 250 varieties of bees across the UK? It’s important that we all do our bit to help support the bee population for present and future generations. Find out more here.

But have you ever wondered… if I was a bee, what species would I be? Well, wonder no more! Take our quiz and discover which out of these familiar three you are most like…

You are walking down the road and accidentally tread in chewing gum – how do you react?

A) Make a loud noise in protest – then go off and buy some flowers to cheer yourself up

B) Shrug and head off home – you would rather be at home anyway

C) Get on social media and tell your thousands of friends

You are stuck in a lift and need help – what do you do?

A) Make a buzzing sound like your life depends on it

B) Sit in a corner in contentment and enjoy the peace and quiet

C) Don’t worry – you know one of your mates will be along soon to help you out

How do you make your grand entrance at a party?

A) By making as much noise as possible while having petals thrown over you

B) You don’t – you simply hide in a bush until 9pm then go home

C) With your mates – doing a synchronised dance routine, naturally.

What is your signature song?

A) Anything played on a harmonica

B) Me, Myself and I – Beyoncé

C) With a Little Help From My Friends – The Beatles

And finally, what topping do you have on your toast?

A) Elderflower jam

B) Whatever is in the cupboard – you don’t want to have to go to the shop and risk talking to people

C) Honey! Obviously


Mostly A’s – Bumble Bee
You are a happy kinda bee – and you want the world to know! Bumblebee’s work hard to pollenate flowers and like you, enjoy a sing-song to get through the day. Go you!

Mostly B’s – Solitary Bee
While some Solitary bees live in small colonies, a large majority of them don’t – and you appreciate that. It’s not that you’re a loner; you just like your own space and company. You’re very much content in being bee, myself and me.

Mostly C’s – Honey Bee
Like a Honeybee, you enjoy being with your friends. Honeybees live in colonies of over 80,000 and you aspire to have that many chums. After all – it’s great to have a mate!

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