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May 4th through May 5th Due May 10th

Quiz by Chelsea Woelfler

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30 questions
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  • Q1
    ________ is the appropriate concentration of ethanol to preserve most insects.
    60%
    50%
    70%
    100%
    30s
  • Q2
    Insects have evolved over a period of approximately __________ years
    400 million
    100 million
    2 million
    50 million
    30s
  • Q3
    Which insect orders are exclusively herbivorous?
    Psocoptera and Trichoptera
    Lepidoptera and Hemiptera
    Thysanoptera and Neuroptera
    Orthoptera and Phasmatodea
    30s
  • Q4
    As juvenile hormone levels fall in the hemolymph, what reaction is triggered in insects?
    the corpora allata start to release more 23-hydroxy ecdysone
    immatures remain immature
    none of the above
    immature forms start to change towards adulthood.
    30s
  • Q5
    An insect's cuticle is primarily made of ____________, which has also been studied for its medicinal properties.
    chitin
    hemolymph
    melanin
    melatonin
    30s
  • Q6
    The furca is best described as:
    A springing organ.
    A fulcrum for the wings.
    An internal brace for the legs.
    A hinge for the neck.
    30s
  • Q7
    _______________ are the two orders of primitively wingless insects
    Apterygota and Thysanura
    Archaeognatha and Thysanura
    Protura and Microcoryphia
    Diplura and Collembola
    30s
  • Q8
    Which structure would not be found on an insect's prothorax?
    leg
    spiracle
    wing
    pronotum
    30s
  • Q9
    During the _________, German cockroaches are very active.
    day
    night
    summer
    spring
    30s
  • Q10
    The aquatic insect order whose immature stages sometimes create rock cases is ____.
    Trichoptera
    Odonata
    Diptera
    Ephemeroptera
    30s
  • Q11
    Digging legs of mole crickets are what functional type?
    fossorial
    saltatorial
    raptorial
    cursorial
    30s
  • Q12
    A tool used to collect insects using your mouth or a hand bulb and a small vial is called a/an _____________.
    berlese funnel
    aspirator
    sweep net
    pitfall trap
    30s
  • Q13
    A tool that allows one to adjust the height and position of a pinned specimen and accompanying label is a ___________.
    forceps
    pinning block
    point
    spreading board
    30s
  • Q14
    To which family do hard ticks belong?
    Argasidae
    Ixodidae
    Heptageniidae
    Simuliidae
    30s
  • Q15
    __________ are regarded as the most important group of insect pollinators.
    Diptera, Syrphidae
    Hymenoptera, Apoidea
    Coleoptera, Cantharidae
    Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae
    30s

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