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Entomology Quiz


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What word means the shedding of an exoskeleton after a growth period?

A. exfoliating

B. molting

C. sloughing

D. shedding


What tick is associated with lyme disease?

A. american dog tick

B. deer tick


What word is the immature form of an insect going through incomplete metamorphosis?

A. nymph

B. egg

C. pupa

D. cocoon


What kind of eyes contain many facets to form a mosaic image?

A. compound

B. simple


Which is NOT a characteristic shared by all insects?

A. three body regions

B. one pair of antennae

C. four pairs of legs attached to the thorax

D. two pairs of wings


Which one is not a venomous spider in Ohio?

A. black widow

B. grey house spider

C. brown recluse


Which is NOT a role of insects in nature?

A. Herbivores

B. Predators

C. Autotrophs

D. Decomposers


How many body regions do spiders have?

A. 1

B. 2

C. 3

D. 8


What is the scientific name for the study of insects?

A. hydrology

B. ornithology

C. herpetology

D. entomology


What are antennae used for?

A. sight

B. smell

C. taste

D. hearing


What type of pheromone causes organisms to form large groups together, usually to feed?

A. sex

B. trail

C. aggregation

D. alarm


To which phylum do insects belong?

A. echinodermata

B. arthropoda

C. chordata

D. diplopoda


Which one of these classes does not belong in the phylum arthropoda?

A. arachnida

B. crustacea

C. diplopoda

D. aves


What type of protection causes an organism that may not be dangerous to look like one that is?

A. miming

B. mimicry

C. shadowing

D. hiding


What is the most common tick in Ohio?

A. american dog tick

B. deer tick


Which body segment contains the major body organs of insects?

A. head

B. thorax

C. abdomen

D. cephalothorax


What is the correct order of a complete life cycle starting with birth?

A. egg, pupa, larva, adult

B. egg, nymph, adult

C. pupa, larva, egg, adult

D. egg, larva, pupa, adult


What type of organism can be used to determine the status of an ecosystem?

A. alert bug

B. tattle-tale

C. snitch

D. bioindicator




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