Turf Pest Control Units 1 & 2

15 Questions | Total Attempts: 600

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Pest Control Quizzes & Trivia

Having a problem with pests? What exactly do you know about the little creatures invading your personal space? Let’s take a biological look at a whole host of different organisms and how they come to be.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    You can avoid exposure from pesticides while using a backpack sprayer by checking equipment to make sure it is in good condition.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The term abiotic refers to any organism that is alive and thriving.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Compressed air or backpack sprayers never need to be calibrated.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Identification of the cause of plant health problem is the first step in seeking a solution.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Proper pesticide use is important only in terms of environmental protection.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Integrated Pest Management is the process of developing the one system for controlling pests.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Disease, weeds, and insects are the main harmful pests to ornamental turf.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Temperature, light, relative humidity, soil type, soil moisture, and essential minerals are the environmental factors that affect turfgrass health.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The energy source that plants use during photosynthesis is moisture.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Plants need pore space to allow water to reach the roots and to allow gas exchange to take place.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    The steps involved in solving plant health problems are: 1. identify the problem, 2. determine the cause of the problem, and 3. apply pesticide.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Traps and hand lenses are two monitoring tools used in turf management.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    It is not always necessary to monitor a plant after a pest control system has been applied.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Soil is acidic if the pH factor is between 1 and 5; and is alkaline if the pH factor is between 6 and 10.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    The basic needs of turfgrass are warmth, light, air, moisture, minerals and a growing medium.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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