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1.  What is meant by "paedogenesis?"
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2.  The smallest known flying insect in the family mymaridae, includes mambers which can swim enderwater to paratize dragonfly eggs.  In which order do you find this insect?
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3.  What type of fore wings does an assassin bug have?
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4.  Both scorpions and lobsters have pincers.  Which of the following statements is true?
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5.  The name insect means
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6.  Many of the orders of the class insecta end with "ptera".  What does ptera refer?
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7.  What do moths, fleas, and many parasitoid wasps have in common?
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8.  What type of metamorphosis do mosquitos have?
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9.  The winged adults in the order that means "sheath winged" uses how many wings for flight?
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10.  What is the difference between ovoviviparity and viviparity?
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11.  The 4 largest orders of insects all have which type of development in common?
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12.  How do you tell the difference between a fly and a bee?
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13.  There are many phylums in kingdom animalia, what in another phylum besides arthropoda?
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14.  What type of metamorphosis do knats and mosquitoes have?
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15.  Which of the following insects would have triangular scutellum behind its head?
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16.  The english translation of the order hymenoptera is membrane winged
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17.  What do cicadas and squash bugs have in common?
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18.  Hoppers like leafhoppers and treehoppers and aphids fall into which order
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19.  The grub stage of the beetle is a type of
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20.  Which of the following insects would go through a chrysalis stage?
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21.  What is binomial nomenclature?
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22.  The centipedes get their class name from which anatomical feature?
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23.  Arachnophobia describes the fear of spiders
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24.  Which of the following is NOT true reguarding the order araneae?
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25.  What do walking sticks and ladybugs have in common?
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26.  What do crickets and praying mantids have in common?
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27.  Which of the following insects is known to exhibit polyembryony?
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28.  Whe I say that the head louse is happy, I am guilty of being
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29.  Tegmina are
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30.  The order acari contains ticks, mites, and chiggers.  Wat phylum would you find the order acari?
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31.  Which class/classes of arthropods contain only predators?
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32.  What do roaches and crickets have in common?
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33.  Which of the following is most similar to Ekbom's syndrome?
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34.  A robber fly and a house fly are in the same order as the
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35.  Which of the following insects uses only its front wings for flight?
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36.  A weevil and a firefly are in the same order as what?
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37.  Which of the following would have the most legs?
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38.  The term lightningbug is scientifically incorrect because they are not bugs
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39.  What do you and a cockroach have in common?
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40.  Which of the following insects would have scutellum?
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41.  Which insects are known to exhibit haplodiploidy?
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42.  If I complain that bark beetles are eating my forest, I am guilty of
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43.  The centipedes get their name from which anatomical feature?
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44.  Cerci are
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45.  What is anatomically incorrect on the comic hook hero "the tick"?
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46.  In what insect order would you find cerci?
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47.  Where on an insect would you expect tegmina to be attached?
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48.  In which order would you find the bee fly?
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49.  Insect molting and development is controlled by
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50.  What do moths and parasitoid wasps have in common?
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51.  In the zodiac, there are 2 symbols from the phylum arthropoda; which 2 classes would you find them?
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52.  Which type of insect development is exhibited by "aquatic insects," like dragonflies?
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53.  Harvestmen are
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54.  A haltere is
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55.  Roly-polys are found in the class
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56.  The english translation of the order orthopter is straight winged
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57.  Two advantages to undergoing complete metamorphosis include
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58.  Which of the following orders do insects use only their front wings to fly?
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59.  What specifically do roly-polys, millipedes, and daddy-long-legs have in common?
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60.  Hoppers, leafhoppers, and treehoppers and little soft things like aphids have which type of metamorphosis?
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61.  The worlds largest spiders fall into which suborder
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62.  Which arthropod has two body regions, one pair of antennae, and is a predator?
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63.  When I say that the stink bug is happy, I am guilty of being
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64.  Which insect mouthparts would be analogous to an upper and lower lip?
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65.  The smallest known flying insect, in the family Mymaridae, includes members which can swim underwater to parasitize dragonfly eggs.  In which order do you find this insect?
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66.  Which of the following is NOT in the class arachnida?
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67.  What is the original purpose of the hymenopteran stinger?
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68.  Lightning bugs have which metamorphosis?
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69.  What specifically do crawdads, millipedes, and cockroaches have in common?
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70.  Which arthropod has 2 body regions, 2 antennae, and is a herbivore?
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71.  Which of the following insects has saltatorial legs?
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72.  What do dragonflies, butterflies, and fireflies have in common?
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73.  What proportion of the animal kingdom is made up of insects?
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74.  To the hopi Indians, the creation of the earth featured the            grandmother
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75.  A fungus gnat and a house fly are in the same order as the
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76.  How do you tell the difference between a fly and a bee?
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77.  Which of the following statements fo hymenoptera is true?
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78.  What do you and a beetle grub have in common?
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79.  What is the feeding strategy of a lady beetle pupa?
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80.  The larval form of which insect order would be characterized by pro-legs, ocelli and lack of compound eyes?
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81.  Cicadas, the loudest of all insects, fall into which order?
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82.  Entomophagy refers to what?
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83.  What are follicle mites?
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84.  What is the difference between the way insects spin silk and spiders spin silk?
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85.  What do honeybees and house flies have in common?
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86.  Which type of spider used a sticky ball containing insect pheromone mimic, suspended on a single strand of silk, as a temporal orb web to catch its prey?
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