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3/27 Entomology Questions Quiz

Quiz by Chelsea Woelfler

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  • Q1
    A ___________ is used to collect ground dwelling, crawling insects.
    Berlese funnel
    pitfall trap
    ultraviolet light trap
    malaise trap
    30s
  • Q2
    _______ flour has been developed and marketed in recent years as a new form of supplemental protein and a cooking agent.
    ant Lion
    Cockroach
    cricket
    ground Beetle
    30s
  • Q3
    To which body segment are the elytra attached?
    prothorax
    mesothorax
    first abdominal
    metathorax
    30s
  • Q4
    Squash bugs belong to what insect order?
    Hemiptera
    Diptera
    Lepidoptera
    Coleoptera
    30s
  • Q5
    A tool that allows one to adjust the height and position of a pinned specimen and accompanying label is a ___________.
    point
    forceps
    spreading board
    pinning block
    30s
  • Q6
    The old shed skin left behind after an insect molts is known as the _________.
    ecdysis
    excuvium
    sclerite
    stadium
    30s
  • Q7
    To which family do hard ticks belong?
    Argasidae
    Ixodidae
    Simuliidae
    Heptageniidae
    30s
  • Q8
    The abdomen of insects is specialized for:
    locomotion and reproduction
    digestion and ingestion
    feeding and locomotion
    reproduction and digestion
    30s
  • Q9
    Urticating hairs are associated with plants, tarantulas and what insect order?
    Strepsiptera
    Mecoptera
    Blattodea
    Lepidoptera
    30s
  • Q10
    The following sections are parts of an insect¶s leg:
    Coxa, femur, tibia and mentum
    Tegula, cornicle, frenulum, petiole
    coxa, trochanter, femur, tibia and tarsus
    Clypeus, corium, tegula and cornicle
    30s
  • Q11
    You are hired as an extension entomologist for the state of Texas. Your first task in this job is to identify a pest in cotton. You go out to the cotton fields to collect specimens and find that this new pest is tiny (less than 1 mm long), has rasping-sucking mouthparts, and fringed wings. Based on this information this cotton pest is likely a:
    scale
    whitefly
    thrips
    pirate bug
    30s
  • Q12
    When an insect has a vestigial mouthpart, that insect _______.
    can consume only liquids
    can consume only solids
    possesses both piercing-sucking and chewing mouthparts
    cannot eat
    30s
  • Q13
    Rachel Carson published a book titled _______________ that highlighted pesticide issues and environmental contamination as a result of the overuse of DDT in the mid 20th century.
    A Bug's Life
    The Hungry Caterpillar
    Sand County Almanac
    Silent Spring
    30s
  • Q14
    What is the correct common name for Solenopsis invicta Buren?
    red imported fire ant
    Japanese beetle
    painted lady butterfly
    German cockroach
    30s
  • Q15
    The following are natural products derived from insects:
    Silk, natural red 4, royal jelly and honey
    Silk, carmine and polysaccharides
    Carmine, silk, honey and blue dyes
    Natural green 6 and honey
    30s

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