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  • 1. 
    The worlds largest spiders fall into which suborder
    • A. 

      Arachnida

    • B. 

      Araneae

    • C. 

      Mygalomorpha


  • 2. 
    The term lightningbug is scientifically incorrect because they are not bugs
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 3. 
    What specifically do crawdads, millipedes, and cockroaches have in common?
    • A. 

      Ventral, tubular spinal column

    • B. 

      Ednoskeleton

    • C. 

      Open circulatory system


  • 4. 
    What do dragonflies, butterflies, and fireflies have in common?
    • A. 

      They all have scales on their wings

    • B. 

      None of them live near water

    • C. 

      None are actually flies


  • 5. 
    Which of the following is NOT in the class arachnida?
    • A. 

      Psedoscorpion

    • B. 

      Sowbug

    • C. 

      Harvest man


  • 6. 
    What do roaches and crickets have in common?
    • A. 

      Pierce-suck mouth parts

    • B. 

      2 main body regions

    • C. 

      Tegmina (leather forewings)


  • 7. 
    What do walking sticks and ladybugs have in common?
    • A. 

      Chewing mouthparts

    • B. 

      Gradual metamorphosis

    • C. 

      2 main body regions


  • 8. 
    A weevil and a firefly are in the same order as what?
    • A. 

      Walking stick

    • B. 

      Horse fly

    • C. 

      Ladybug


  • 9. 
    There are many phylums in kingdom animalia, what in another phylum besides arthropoda?
    • A. 

      Chordata

    • B. 

      Acari

    • C. 

      Arachnida


  • 10. 
    Which of the following insects would have scutellum?
    • A. 

      June bugs

    • B. 

      Lady bugs

    • C. 

      Squash bugs


  • 11. 
    Which of the following orders do insects use only their front wings to fly?
    • A. 

      Diptera

    • B. 

      Hemiptera

    • C. 

      Coleoptera


  • 12. 
    The centipedes get their class name from which anatomical feature?
    • A. 

      Modified antennae

    • B. 

      Mouthparts formed from modified legs


  • 13. 
    What are follicle mites?
    • A. 

      Small harmless arthropods that live in human eyelashes

    • B. 

      Soil decomposers

    • C. 

      Small parasites that cause mange or scabies in a variety of animals


  • 14. 
    Arachnophobia describes the fear of spiders
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 15. 
    What type of metamorphosis do knats and mosquitoes have?
    • A. 

      Incomplete

    • B. 

      Complete

    • C. 

      Gradual


  • 16. 
    Many of the orders of the class insecta end with "ptera".  What does ptera refer?
    • A. 

      The wings

    • B. 

      The cerci

    • C. 

      The legs


  • 17. 
    Which arthropod has 2 body regions, 2 antennae, and is a herbivore?
    • A. 

      Millipede

    • B. 

      Grasshopper

    • C. 

      Centipede


  • 18. 
    What do honeybees and house flies have in common?
    • A. 

      2 pairs of membranous wings

    • B. 

      The pupal stage

    • C. 

      Presence of pedipals


  • 19. 
    What do you and a cockroach have in common?
    • A. 

      Both receive stimuli from our enviroment

    • B. 

      Both have gradual metamorphosis

    • C. 

      Both from phylum chordate


  • 20. 
    The winged adults in the order that means "sheath winged" uses how many wings for flight?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      2


  • 21. 
    How do you tell the difference between a fly and a bee?
    • A. 

      The fly has 2 flight wings and the bee has 4

    • B. 

      The fly has halters and the bee has hemelytra

    • C. 

      The fly has 2 body regions and the bee has 3


  • 22. 
    The order acari contains ticks, mites, and chiggers.  Wat phylum would you find the order acari?
    • A. 

      Arachnida

    • B. 

      Annelid

    • C. 

      Arthropoda


  • 23. 
    The grub stage of the beetle is a type of
    • A. 

      Pupa

    • B. 

      Larva

    • C. 

      Nymph


  • 24. 
    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?
    • A. 

      Dipteral

    • B. 

      Hymenoptera

    • C. 

      Lepidoptera


  • 25. 
    In the zodiac, there are 2 symbols from the phylum arthropoda; which 2 classes would you find them?
    • A. 

      Insect and malacostraca

    • B. 

      Chilipoda and arachnida

    • C. 

      Arachnida and malacostraca


  • 26. 
    In what insect order would you find cerci?
    • A. 

      Hemiptera

    • B. 

      Orthoptera

    • C. 

      Dipteral


  • 27. 
    Hoppers, leafhoppers, and treehoppers and little soft things like aphids have which type of metamorphosis?
    • A. 

      Complete

    • B. 

      Gradual

    • C. 

      Incomplete


  • 28. 
    What is binomial nomenclature?
    • A. 

      System of giving two names to organisms

    • B. 

      System of counting body parts

    • C. 

      System of created 2 different species of insects


  • 29. 
    To the hopi Indians, the creation of the earth featured the            grandmother
    • A. 

      Scorpion

    • B. 

      Crab

    • C. 

      Spider


  • 30. 
    When I say that the stink bug is happy, I am guilty of being
    • A. 

      Anthropomorphic

    • B. 

      Anthropophagic

    • C. 

      Anthropologic


  • 31. 
    The 4 largest orders of insects all have which type of development in common?
    • A. 

      Gradual

    • B. 

      Incomplete

    • C. 

      Complete


  • 32. 
    Which of the following is NOT true reguarding the order araneae?
    • A. 

      They have spinnerets and pedipals

    • B. 

      They go through complete metamorphosis

    • C. 

      They are the second largest order of arthropods


  • 33. 
    Which of the following statements fo hymenoptera is true?
    • A. 

      Only sting in self defense

    • B. 

      Most do sting, they are predators

    • C. 

      Most don't sting, they parasitize other insects


  • 34. 
    Lightning bugs have which metamorphosis?
    • A. 

      Gradual

    • B. 

      Complete

    • C. 

      Incomplete


  • 35. 
    Tegmina are
    • A. 

      2 small extensions at the end of the abdomen of the orthoptera

    • B. 

      Forewings of the hemiptera

    • C. 

      Forewings of the orthoptera


  • 36. 
    The name insect means
    • A. 

      Joint foot

    • B. 

      Cut into pieces

    • C. 

      Mouth foot


  • 37. 
    Which class/classes of arthropods contain only predators?
    • A. 

      Arachnida

    • B. 

      Diplopoda

    • C. 

      Chilopoda


  • 38. 
    If I complain that bark beetles are eating my forest, I am guilty of
    • A. 

      Anthropomorphism

    • B. 

      Anthropocentrism


  • 39. 
    The english translation of the order hymenoptera is membrane winged
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 40. 
    The english translation of the order orthopter is straight winged
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 41. 
    What is anatomically incorrect on the comic hook hero "the tick"?
    • A. 

      He has antennae

    • B. 

      He has 8 legs


  • 42. 
    Which of the following would have the most legs?
    • A. 

      Black widow

    • B. 

      Tick

    • C. 

      Lobster


  • 43. 
    Two advantages to undergoing complete metamorphosis include
    • A. 

      Larvae and adults often utilize different types of food; insects can overwinter as pupae

    • B. 

      Stuff


  • 44. 
    What is the difference between the way insects spin silk and spiders spin silk?
    • A. 

      Insects have special silk-spinning glans on the end of their abdomen and insects use salivary glands

    • B. 

      Insects use salivary glands and spiders have special silk-spinning glands on the end of their abdomen


  • 45. 
    Cicadas, the loudest of all insects, fall into which order?
    • A. 

      Orthoptera

    • B. 

      Dipteral

    • C. 

      Hemiptera


  • 46. 
    What proportion of the animal kingdom is made up of insects?
    • A. 

      75%

    • B. 

      50%

    • C. 

      10%


  • 47. 
    Cerci are
    • A. 

      Forewings of the hemiptera

    • B. 

      Two small extensions at the end of the abdomen of the orthoptera

    • C. 

      Forewings of the orthoptera


  • 48. 
    Roly-polys are found in the class
    • A. 

      Insecta

    • B. 

      Malacostraca

    • C. 

      Diplopoda


  • 49. 
    Harvestmen are
    • A. 

      In the class insecta

    • B. 

      Venomous spiders found in the arachnida

    • C. 

      Non-venomous arachnids found in the order Opiliones


  • 50. 
    Both scorpions and lobsters have pincers.  Which of the following statements is true?
    • A. 

      The lobster's pincers are modified moutparts; the scorpion's pincers are modification of the first pair of legs

    • B. 

      The scorpion's pincers are modified moutparts; the lobster's pincers are modification of the first pair of legs

    • C. 

      Both or modifications of their legs


  • 51. 
    Which type of insect development is exhibited by "aquatic insects," like dragonflies?
    • A. 

      No metamorphisis

    • B. 

      Gradual

    • C. 

      Incomplete


  • 52. 
    What do moths and parasitoid wasps have in common?
    • A. 

      A silk cocoon in their pupal stage

    • B. 

      Elytra

    • C. 

      Tegmina


  • 53. 
    A fungus gnat and a house fly are in the same order as the
    • A. 

      Yellow jacket

    • B. 

      Mosquito

    • C. 

      Walking stick


  • 54. 
    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?
    • A. 

      Bolas spider

    • B. 

      Fishing spider

    • C. 

      Wolf spider


  • 55. 
    Whe I say that the head louse is happy, I am guilty of being
    • A. 

      Anthropomorphic

    • B. 

      Anthropologic

    • C. 

      Anthropocentric


  • 56. 
    In which order would you find the bee fly?
    • A. 

      Hempitera

    • B. 

      Hymenoptera

    • C. 

      Diptera


  • 57. 
    A robber fly and a house fly are in the same order as the
    • A. 

      Assassin bug

    • B. 

      Mosquito

    • C. 

      Walking stick


  • 58. 
    Where on an insect would you expect tegmina to be attached?
    • A. 

      Mesothorax

    • B. 

      Prothorax

    • C. 

      Metathorax


  • 59. 
    Which of the following insects would have triangular scutellum behind its head?
    • A. 

      Lightningbug

    • B. 

      Junebug

    • C. 

      Squashbug


  • 60. 
    Which of the following insects uses only its front wings for flight?
    • A. 

      House fly

    • B. 

      Honey bee

    • C. 

      Stink bug


  • 61. 
    The centipedes get their name from which anatomical feature?
    • A. 

      Modified antennae

    • B. 

      Mouthparts formed from modified legs

    • C. 

      Modified cerci


  • 62. 
    What is meant by "paedogenesis?"
    • A. 

      Aesexual reproduction

    • B. 

      Many offspring from one egg

    • C. 

      Insects reproducing before reaching maturity


  • 63. 
    Which insect mouthparts would be analogous to an upper and lower lip?
    • A. 

      Mandible and maxilla

    • B. 

      Labrum and labium

    • C. 

      Hypopharynx and ocelli


  • 64. 
    Which arthropod has two body regions, one pair of antennae, and is a predator?
    • A. 

      Centipede

    • B. 

      Assassin bug

    • C. 

      Spider


  • 65. 
    Which insects are known to exhibit haplodiploidy?
    • A. 

      Termites

    • B. 

      Cicadas

    • C. 

      Honey bees


  • 66. 
    Which of the following insects has saltatorial legs?
    • A. 

      Grasshopper

    • B. 

      Praying mantis

    • C. 

      Cockroach


  • 67. 
    What is the feeding strategy of a lady beetle pupa?
    • A. 

      Pollen feeder

    • B. 

      Herbivorous

    • C. 

      None


  • 68. 
    What is the difference between ovoviviparity and viviparity?
    • A. 

      In ovoviviparity the baby insects hatch from eggs outside the mother while in viviparity the babies hatch from eggs inside the mother

    • B. 

      In ovoviviparity the baby insects feed on egg yolk and hatch from eggs inside the mother while in viviparity the babies hatch from eggs in the mother and feed on her body fluids

    • C. 

      In viviparity the baby insectc feed on egg yolk and hatch from eggs inside the mother while in ovoviviparity the babies hatch from eggs in the mother and feed on her body fluids


  • 69. 
    What specifically do roly-polys, millipedes, and daddy-long-legs have in common?
    • A. 

      Double, dorsal aortic hearts

    • B. 

      Halters

    • C. 

      Complete metamorphosis


  • 70. 
    What do cicadas and squash bugs have in common?
    • A. 

      Piercing sucking mouthparts

    • B. 

      Chewing mouthparts

    • C. 

      Complete metamorposis


  • 71. 
    What is the original purpose of the hymenopteran stinger?
    • A. 

      Kill prey

    • B. 

      Lay eggs

    • C. 

      Defense


  • 72. 
    Insect molting and development is controlled by
    • A. 

      Temperature

    • B. 

      Hormones

    • C. 

      Moonlight


  • 73. 
    The larval form of which insect order would be characterized by pro-legs, ocelli and lack of compound eyes?
    • A. 

      Lepidoptera

    • B. 

      Orthoptera

    • C. 

      Hemiptera


  • 74. 
    Which of the following insects would go through a chrysalis stage?
    • A. 

      Luna moth

    • B. 

      Honey bee

    • C. 

      Monarch butterfly


  • 75. 
    Hoppers like leafhoppers and treehoppers and aphids fall into which order
    • A. 

      Orthopters

    • B. 

      Hemipters

    • C. 

      Diptera


  • 76. 
    Which of the following is most similar to Ekbom's syndrome?
    • A. 

      Parasitosis

    • B. 

      Bell's Syndrome

    • C. 

      Morgellon's disease


  • 77. 
    What do moths, fleas, and many parasitoid wasps have in common?
    • A. 

      A silk cocoon in their pupal stage

    • B. 

      Gradual metamorphosis

    • C. 

      Tegmina


  • 78. 
    Which of the following insects is known to exhibit polyembryony?
    • A. 

      Termites

    • B. 

      Honey bees

    • C. 

      Parasitoid wasps


  • 79. 
    What do crickets and praying mantids have in common?
    • A. 

      Tegmina

    • B. 

      Piercing-sucking mouthparts

    • C. 

      Complete metamorphosis


  • 80. 
    A haltere is
    • A. 

      The leathery portion of the forewing of the hemiptera

    • B. 

      The modified hindwing of a fly used for balance

    • C. 

      A sensory stucture found on an insect's foot


  • 81. 
    What do you and a beetle grub have in common?
    • A. 

      We both have simple eyes

    • B. 

      We both have an open circulatory system

    • C. 

      We both have cells organized into specialized tissues


  • 82. 
    How do you tell the difference between a fly and a bee?
    • A. 

      The fly has 2 flight wings and the bee has 4

    • B. 

      The fly has elytra and the bee has hemelytra

    • C. 

      The fly has 2 body regions and the bee 3


  • 83. 
    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?
    • A. 

      Coleoptera

    • B. 

      Hymenoptera

    • C. 

      Diptera


  • 84. 
    What type of metamorphosis do mosquitos have?
    • A. 

      None

    • B. 

      Gradual

    • C. 

      Complete


  • 85. 
    What type of fore wings does an assassin bug have?
    • A. 

      Hemelytra

    • B. 

      Elytra

    • C. 

      Tegmina


  • 86. 
    Entomophagy refers to what?
    • A. 

      Study of insects

    • B. 

      Eating insects

    • C. 

      Worship of insects


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