Prelims 2023

Q75. Which of the following organisms perform waggle dance for others of their kin to indicate the direction and the distance to a source of their food?

a. Butterflies
b. Dragonflies
c. Honeybees
d. Wasps

Question from UPSC Prelims 2023 GS Paper

Explanation : 

c. Honeybees


Honeybees perform the waggle dance to communicate with their fellow bees about the location of a food source. The dance consists of a series of movements and vibrations that encode information about the direction and distance to the food source. This helps the colony to efficiently gather nectar and pollen from flowers.

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