Pest Control Review Questions

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  • 1. 
    Cockroaches have what type of mouthparts?
    • A. 

      Chewing

    • B. 

      Sucking

    • C. 

      Piercing

    • D. 

      Lapping

  • 2. 
    Of the variety of foods that cockroaches eat, which is not part of their diet?
    • A. 

      Meats

    • B. 

      Fruits

    • C. 

      Grease

    • D. 

      Wood

  • 3. 
    The life cycle of a cockroach takes _____ depending on species and environmental conditions. 
    • A. 

      1 to 2 days

    • B. 

      1 week to 2 weeks

    • C. 

      3 months to 3 years

    • D. 

      1 week

  • 4. 
    Cockroaches are nocturnal insects meaning they are active during the _____?
    • A. 

      Day

    • B. 

      Night

    • C. 

      Spring

    • D. 

      Warm

  • 5. 
    The _______ roach is the most common cockroach in Texas
  • 6. 
    The _______ roach is the largest of the common house infesting cockroaches.
  • 7. 
    The adult _____ roach don't have wings that completely cover the abdomen.
  • 8. 
    Another name for the roach egg/capsule.
  • 9. 
    Cockroaches prefer cool, dark, humid conditions
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Of the house infesting insects, these live in colonies/ social insect
    • A. 

      Cockroaches

    • B. 

      Ants

    • C. 

      House flies

    • D. 

      Fleas

  • 11. 
    Rodent infestations signs include
    • A. 

      Urine

    • B. 

      Fecal Droppings

    • C. 

      Gnaw marks

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 12. 
    House flies and related species are controlled primarily through proper sanitation?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    The larvae feed on the surface grains and spin large amounts of silk webbing in and over their food.
    • A. 

      Angoumois grain moth

    • B. 

      Indian meal moth

    • C. 

      Mediterranean flour moth

    • D. 

      Almond moth

  • 14. 
    _______ is closely related to spiders, feed on blood and transmit diseases such as rocky mountain spotted fever.
    • A. 

      Fleas

    • B. 

      Ticks

    • C. 

      Scorpions

    • D. 

      Wasps

  • 15. 
    Rodent control includes the following steps
    • A. 

      Rodent proofing

    • B. 

      Trapping and baiting

    • C. 

      Proper sanitation

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 16. 
    Rodents have many senses, which of the following is the least developed?
    • A. 

      Touch

    • B. 

      Sight

    • C. 

      Smell

    • D. 

      Hearing

  • 17. 
    The most favored medium for housefly breeding is:
    • A. 

      Bat droppings

    • B. 

      Moist animal manure

    • C. 

      Sugar

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 18. 
    When using hardware cloth for rat proofing, openings should be no larger than ____in.?
  • 19. 
    _________ is the first step in bird control.
    • A. 

      Shotgun

    • B. 

      Sanitation

    • C. 

      Pesticides

    • D. 

      Trapping

  • 20. 
    Ground beetles prey on
    • A. 

      Other insects

    • B. 

      Earthworms

    • C. 

      Mites

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 21. 
    Bats may bite, and occasionally transmit the ____ virus which is why you should wear gloves when handling bats.
    • A. 

      Lyme disease

    • B. 

      Rabies

    • C. 

      Distemper

    • D. 

      Parvo

  • 22. 
    Handling operated compressed air sprayers are designed to operate with ____ to ____ pounds of air pressure.
    • A. 

      1 to 2

    • B. 

      20 to 60

    • C. 

      40 to 80

    • D. 

      20 to 50

  • 23. 
    The _____ is the most important part of the sprayer.
    • A. 

      Nozzle

    • B. 

      Pump

    • C. 

      Tank

    • D. 

      Wand

  • 24. 
    Treating cracks and crevices use a ____.
    • A. 

      Flat sprayer

    • B. 

      Solid stream

    • C. 

      Fan spray

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 25. 
    The difference in fogs, mist, aerosols and ULD is the ______. 
    • A. 

      Vapor pleasure

    • B. 

      Concentration of chemical used

    • C. 

      Application name

    • D. 

      Droplet size

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