Arthropoda: How Well You Know? Quiz

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Arthropoda: How Well You Know? Quiz

How well do you know arthropods? Arthropods are the largest phylum of all living things and having members with a characteristic exoskeleton and segmented bodies. An impressive phylum called Euarthropoda made up of invertebrates includes insects, spiders, crustaceans, and the families of crustaceans. They also possess jointed limbs. Make use of this quiz to determine how well you know arthropods.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How many sub-phyla are there in Arthropoda?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

    • E. 

      5

    • F. 

      6

    • G. 

      7

  • 2. 
    Check all sub-phyla included in Arthropoda:
    • A. 

      Crustacea

    • B. 

      Polychaetes

    • C. 

      Insecta/Hexapoda

    • D. 

      Myriapoda

    • E. 

      Tardigrada

    • F. 

      Cheliceriformes

    • G. 

      Trilobitomorpha

    • H. 

      Dancing weasels

    • I. 

      Porifera

  • 3. 
    What classes are inlcuded in Myriapoda?
    • A. 

      Chilopoda

    • B. 

      Cubipoda

    • C. 

      Diplopoda

    • D. 

      Terapoda

    • E. 

      Chelicerates

  • 4. 
    What classes are included in the Cheliceriformes?
    • A. 

      Spiders

    • B. 

      Scorpions

    • C. 

      Merostomata

    • D. 

      Eurypterida

    • E. 

      Chilopoda

    • F. 

      Pycnogonida

    • G. 

      Arachnida

    • H. 

      Worms

  • 5. 
    Except from insects, all Arthropod groups are ____ and have a ____ origin. They colonised ____ many times.
  • 6. 
    In Myriapoda, Chilopoda are carnivorous millipedes and Diplopoda are herbivorous centipedes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The Arthropod cuticle. ____ epicuticles limit water loss.
  • 8. 
    Chelicerates have ____ their gills to form ___ ____.
  • 9. 
    Gene expression says these (gills to book lungs) are very modified ___.
  • 10. 
    What novel system has insects, millipedes, and some spiders developed which is not derived from limbs?
    • A. 

      Limbs

    • B. 

      Tracheal

    • C. 

      Hairs

    • D. 

      Book lungs

    • E. 

      Gills

  • 11. 
    In many insect groups, _____ allows adults and larvae to occupy different niches.
  • 12. 
    Arthropod origins, their ancestor was probably a 'lobopod' similar to what subphyla?
    • A. 

      Trilobitomorpha

    • B. 

      Myriapoda

    • C. 

      Crustacea

    • D. 

      Onychophora

    • E. 

      Cheliceriformes

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