Myiasis And House/Stable Flies.

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  • 1. 
    Myiasis is invasion of living tissue by the pupae of dipterous insects.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Select all of the flys to cause an obligatory myiasis. 
    • A. 

      Dermatobia hominis

    • B. 

      Cordylobia anthropophaga

    • C. 

      Wohlfahrtia

    • D. 

      Chrysomya bezziana

    • E. 

      Lucilia

    • F. 

      Calliphora

    • G. 

      Cochliomya homonivorax

  • 3. 
    Sarcophaga has a chess board appearance on its abdomen.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Cochliomya and chrysomya are called 'the flesh flies'.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Which flies have prominent bristles on their dorsal thorax, are metallic and have larvae without spines.
    • A. 

      Chrysomya and Cochliomya

    • B. 

      Calliphoridae - Calliphora and Lucilia

    • C. 

      Tumbu

    • D. 

      Dermatobia

  • 6. 
    Cordylobia anthropophaga is also known as the Bot Fly.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Which fly is metallic, is an obligate and has 3 stripes on its thorax.
    • A. 

      Stomoxys calcitrans

    • B. 

      Musca domestica

    • C. 

      Lucilia

    • D. 

      Cochliomya homonivorax

  • 8. 
    Tumbu fly likes to lay its eggs in urine soaked clothes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Which fly produces larvae which live in the host for 10+ weeks
    • A. 

      Tumbu

    • B. 

      Dermatobia hominis

    • C. 

      Calliphora

    • D. 

      Muscina stabulans

  • 10. 
    Wing vein 4 bends up sharply to meet wing vein 3 in flies of the Fannia genus.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Blinding trachoma is spread by Musca sorbens
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    The larvae of flies of the Fannia genus have lateral processes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Which of these has a proboscis?
    • A. 

      Musca domestica

    • B. 

      Stomoxys

    • C. 

      Calliphora

    • D. 

      Musca sorbens

  • 14. 
    House flys transmit enteric bacteria
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Stomoxys calcitrans is an important disease vector.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Only female stomoxys flies blood feed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Musca domestica feeds by:
    • A. 

      Vomiting up food from its crop to digest solid material

    • B. 

      Feeding on plant sugars

    • C. 

      Proboscis

  • 18. 
    Which methods can be used  used in the control of houseflies. Select all that apply.
    • A. 

      Packing tips tight to kill larvae

    • B. 

      Bacillus thurnigiensis as a biological insecticide.

    • C. 

      Bed nets

    • D. 

      Insecticide.

  • 19. 
    Musca sorbens is a vector of disease in which areas:
    • A. 

      Africa, Asia, Pacific

    • B. 

      Africa

    • C. 

      South America and Africa

    • D. 

      Africa and Europe

  • 20. 
    Fannia scalaris is known as the latrine fly.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Musca domestica defecates roughly every...
    • A. 

      20 minutes

    • B. 

      Minute

    • C. 

      5 mins

    • D. 

      10 minutes

  • 22. 
    How many larval instars does musca domestica have?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      2

  • 23. 
    Musca domestica is characterised by:
    • A. 

      A discal cell

    • B. 

      Wings that fold over its body

    • C. 

      Wing vein 4 bending up sharply to wing vein 3.

    • D. 

      A hatchet cell

  • 24. 
    Flies of the fannia genus have wing veins 4 and 3 that are almost parallel.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False