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Ento Questions Practice 4/17

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  • Q1
    A ____________ is the stage of development of an insect between the immature form and the adult in holometabolous insects (those insects that go through complete metamorphosis).
    larva
    pupa
    subimago
    third instar
    30s
  • Q2
    Which part of an insect's antenna articulates with its head capsule?
    scape
    pedicel
    flagellum
    arista
    30s
  • Q3
    Ground beetles and cockroaches have _______________ legs used for running.
    Raptorial
    Fossorial
    Saltatorial
    Cursorial
    30s
  • Q4
    A ____________is a trap used to separate insects from soil or leaf litter.
    berlese funnel
    sweep net
    ultraviolet light trap
    pitfall trap.
    30s
  • Q5
    An insect's head is specialized for _____________________.
    orientation and locomotion
    ingestion and perception
    adaptation and respiration
    reproduction and digestion
    30s
  • Q6
    In what two states would one be most likely to contract rabbit fever, a disease that can be carried by ticks?
    Arkansas and Missouri
    Texas and Oklahoma
    Ohio and Illinois
    California and Nevada
    30s
  • Q7
    In which of the following insects do only the females suck blood?
    bedbug
    mosquito
    louse
    flea
    30s
  • Q8
    The 'scales' of butterflies are ________________.
    halteres
    campaniform sensilla
    frons
    flattened setae
    30s
  • Q9
    Some insects are considered _____ because loss of their contributions to critical ecological functions could collapse a broader ecosystem.
    base Species
    fundamental Species
    cornerstone Species
    keystone Species
    30s
  • Q10
    These insects typically hold their wings together above and over their abdomen when resting
    moths
    stoneflies
    dragonflies
    butterflies
    30s
  • Q11
    What is the branch of science concerned with describing, naming, and classifying organisms?
    Zoology
    Speciation
    Phylogeny
    Taxonomy
    30s
  • Q12
    ___________ is an ability of insects to survive toxicity after chronic exposure to pesticides.
    resurgence
    resistance
    tolerance
    repellency
    30s
  • Q13
    Some factors contributing to the success of insects are:
    high reproductive rate, the evolution of flight, ability to live without a brain
    high reproductive rate, the evolution of flight, size
    size, the evolution of flight, lack of wings
    size, a protective cuticle, an efficient nervous system, four pair of legs
    30s
  • Q14
    The body temperature of insects changes with ambient environmental temperatures. Therefore, most insects cannot efficiently change their internal body temperature above the temperature of the environment. The first sentence describes ______________ while the second sentence describes ________________.
    ectothermy and endothermy
    dormancy and diapause
    endothermy and ectothermy
    diapause and dormancy
    30s
  • Q15
    What function do protein cross-linkages have in the insect exoskeleton?
    They make membranes more flexible.
    They lighten the color of the exoskeleton
    They make it impermeable to water.
    They make sclerites more rigid.
    30s

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