Insect Orders Quiz: Trivia! MCQ

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Insect Orders Quiz: Trivia! MCQ

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which order of insects does not undergo complete metamorphosis?
    • A. 

      Diptera

    • B. 

      Lepidoptera

    • C. 

      Orthoptera

    • D. 

      Coleoptera

  • 2. 
    Butterflies and moths belong to what order?
    • A. 

      Lepidoptera

    • B. 

      Zygentoma

    • C. 

      Hemiptera

    • D. 

      Hymenoptera

  • 3. 
    What is the common name of insects in order to Hemiptera?
    • A. 

      True flies

    • B. 

      True bugs

    • C. 

      Grasshoppers

    • D. 

      Moths

  • 4. 
    What is an identifying feature of insects in order to Coleoptera?
    • A. 

      Elytra

    • B. 

      Haustellate mouthparts

    • C. 

      Cerci

    • D. 

      Fossorial legs

  • 5. 
    Name the order of the insect pictured.
    • A. 

      Strepsiptera

    • B. 

      Dermaptera

    • C. 

      Phasmatodea

    • D. 

      Orthoptera

  • 6. 
    Neuroptera includes which group of insects?
    • A. 

      Antlions

    • B. 

      Crickets

    • C. 

      Cicadas

    • D. 

      Dragonflies

  • 7. 
    Order Odonata comprises which groups of insects?
    • A. 

      Honeybees

    • B. 

      Ants

    • C. 

      Damselflies

    • D. 

      Dragonflies

  • 8. 
    Name the order of the insect pictured.
    • A. 

      Hymenoptera

    • B. 

      Blattodea

    • C. 

      Psocodea

    • D. 

      Plecoptera

  • 9. 
    Insects in order Embiidina are known as webspinners.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Insects in which order have only two wings?
    • A. 

      Hymenoptera

    • B. 

      Trichoptera

    • C. 

      Hemiptera

    • D. 

      Diptera

  • 11. 
    Order Psocodea includes what group of insects?
    • A. 

      Booklice

    • B. 

      Hangingflies

    • C. 

      Fleas

    • D. 

      Thrips

  • 12. 
    What groups of insects are in order Hemiptera?
    • A. 

      Leafhoppers

    • B. 

      Stinkbugs

    • C. 

      Mantids

    • D. 

      Cicadas

  • 13. 
    Anisomorpha buprestoides, the twostriped walkingstick, belongs to what order?
    • A. 

      Zoraptera

    • B. 

      Embiidina

    • C. 

      Hemiptera

    • D. 

      Phasmatodea

  • 14. 
    Silverfish belong to order Thysanoptera
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Insects in order Dermaptera are commonly known as what?
    • A. 

      Earwigs

    • B. 

      Carpenter bees

    • C. 

      Twisted-wing parasites

    • D. 

      Termites

  • 16. 
    Which insect order is most likely to be found near freshwater streams?
    • A. 

      Blattodea

    • B. 

      Ephemeroptera

    • C. 

      Orthoptera

    • D. 

      Siphonaptera

  • 17. 
    Order Hymenoptera includes which groups of insects?
    • A. 

      Termites

    • B. 

      Bees

    • C. 

      Ants

    • D. 

      Wasps

  • 18. 
    Which orders are mostly predatory as adults?
    • A. 

      Ephemeroptera

    • B. 

      Mantodea

    • C. 

      Odonata

    • D. 

      Trichoptera

  • 19. 
    Order Blattodea includes which groups of insects?
    • A. 

      Termites

    • B. 

      Ants

    • C. 

      Beetles

    • D. 

      Cockroaches

  • 20. 
    In which order are you most likely to see insects with saltatorial legs?
    • A. 

      Coleoptera

    • B. 

      Ephemeroptera

    • C. 

      Diptera

    • D. 

      Orthoptera

  • 21. 
    The insect pictured belongs to which order?
    • A. 

      Psocodea

    • B. 

      Coleoptera

    • C. 

      Siphonaptera

    • D. 

      Hymenoptera

  • 22. 
    Which orders are hexapods but not true insects?
    • A. 

      Collembola

    • B. 

      Protura

    • C. 

      Dermaptera

    • D. 

      Mecoptera

  • 23. 
    Which order are you least likely to find in Florida?
    • A. 

      Diptera

    • B. 

      Ephemeroptera

    • C. 

      Grylloblattidae

    • D. 

      Odonata

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