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Unformatted text preview: Name. A _Class: 6016’] 0114 Date: [ZIEIZUH ID:A PPSC 110 Quiz 1 (l Trim/False Indicate whether the sentence or statement is true or false. 1. Insects represent about 90% of all species of living things on Earth 2. Dinosaurs evolved earlier than insects l 3. "Nature" selects for characteristics which promote survival and reproduction, resulting in an organism which is adapted to its environment 4. Carbon dioxide concentration in the Earth's atmosphere is about 100 part per million higher than ever recorded (well, at least for the last 400,000 years) Multiple Choice Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question. (1L 5. Which is a reason why insects have been so successful on earth? (Stop and think: there are measures of insect success, and then there are reasons why insects have become sucessful. We're asking about reasons here...) a. there are lots of insects in the fossil record 0. there are at least 1 million species b. many are predatory (1. development through metamorphosis _b_- gene is b a sequence of base pairs (A, T, G and C) c. a long chain of base pairs which makes which codes for a protein up a chromosome a molecule made up of a base, sugar and (1. always dominant phosphate 11; 7. Organisms which are heterolrophs a. undergo photosynthesis 0. get their energy from the sun b. use C02 and give off oxygen d. use carbohydrates and give off CO; L 8. A fly on a wall is more influenced by the force of than the force of a. surface tension... gravity 0. adhesion...gravity b. kinetic energy...cohesion d. gravity...cohesion _\J_. According to research done by Dr. Robert Lane at UC Berkeley, which of these is a high risk behavior for getting a tick bite? a. Petting your dog 0. Lying in the grass b. Carrying firewood d. Playing croquet Short Answer 10. One of Darwin‘s observations concerned the geographical distribution of organisms. In California and western Australia, the climate is very similar (Mediterranean) and the vegetation in the Chaparral plant community looks a lot alike. What is different about the plants? (A one-sentence answer will suffice) ., I News mama mmew axe warm. Name: n-wvv. v. - . 995' Class: “Wadi” Date: ID:C PPSC 110 Quiz 2 % TruelFalse Indicate whether the sentence or statement is true crfatse. T Human skin is wired up to our nervous system, we can sense touch just about everywhere. Insect cuticle is wired to their nervous system the same way. i: 2. The more advanced form of flight is where the flight muscles are attached directly to the wings. T 3. With most insect sexual reproduction, two haploid gametes unite to form a diploid embryo F 4. Water striders (Heteroptera) can skim across the surface of a pond because the force of gravity is greater than the cohesive force of the water molecules Multiple Choice Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or anmers the question. A - 5. After ecdysis (shedding the old cuticle), the hormone bursicon is secreted to a. restart the digestive system c. start the molting process again b. help the insect relax d. harden and color the new cuticle l2- 6. There has been talk about establishing an SLO County pest abatement district for critters like mosquitoes, but some people don’t want it because they think it will increase the amount of pesticide use. In theory, should it increase or decrease pesticide use in the long term? a. Increase b. Decrease b - 7 Metamorphosis is the a. shedding of the cuticle 0. same thing as hoiometabolism b. insect transformation from egg to adult d. third thoracic subdivision 0' 8. After fertilization but before eclosion (egg hatch), the stage of the insect is called the a. larva c. embryo b. instar d. nymph 9);“ 9 Which beetle has been featured in several folk or popular songs? a. Boll weevil c. Japanese beetle b. Tiger beetle d. Cucumber beetle Hormones a. are used to communicate with other ® are used for communication between species organs within a body b. are used for communication with d. are not involved in the molting process members of the same species Name:_ - M Class: j Date: ID: C PPSC 110 Quiz 3 True/False Indicate whether the sentence or statement is true or false. 1. The Arachnida is a phyllum which the spiders belong to, but not the mites or ticks 2 While his possible for an earwig to get stuck in your ear; it cannot chew through your skull 3. The most liker explanation of why many people dislike insects is that nature selected for insect—hating genes 4 What is concerning about the Lyme disease bacterium is that it is transmitted almost immediately after a tick bite l" l'“ I"n tA l’“ 2/ Darwin was the first scientist to suggest that modern species have evolved from earlier life forms Multiple Choice Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question. {3 v An aphid that weighs 1 gram falls off a leaf and hits the ground with 2 units of energy. A beetle (which was chasing the aphid) which weighs 2 grams falls off the leaf too. How much energy does the beetle hit the ground with? a. 15 units c. 32 units b. 7 units d. 2 units C ' 7. Native Californian tarantulas that migrate in the fall are a. going south for the winter c. males _ b. a sign of impending rain d. searching for food £2 - . olice are investigating a murder and call in a forensic entomologist to help estimate the time of death. She finds some maggots of Blowfly species X on the body. What does she not need to know in order to male: her estimate? a. Recent weather data c. How many different blowfly species are active in the region b. The instar (developmental stage) of the d. The lower developmental temperature maggots threshold of species X i . What was the recent discovery that might help in control of the German cockroach? a. A cockroach repellent made from coconut c. A really effective insecticide husks b. A sex pheromone d. A parasitic Hymenoptera that attacks and kills cockroach eggs Short Answer ‘4 10. The dung (scarab) beetle was an important symbol of the regeneration of life for the ancient Egyptians. What was the other thing that the beetle (and its rolling dung ball) represented for the Egyptians? The NH Wm] across Jane rim/l [mm-Gt). PPSC 110, People, Pests and Plagues Fall 2004 Name , _ - w 1:. E: Q1322 Lab day/time "‘” g t 1. Aphids have the ability to: a. reproduce without sex b. warn each other of danger with alarm pheromone c. feed on plant sap (phloem) d. all of the above 5 Carolus Linnaeus set about to: a. describe species based on some perfect “heavenly” form b. catalogue all possible uses for salted cod (6) develop a hierarchical system for cataloguing all of the world’s species (1. both a and c are correct it True or False: Insects are in the Phylum ArthIOPOda, as are the Spiders: tiCkS d mites. T 4. True or False: There are about 30 species of cockroaches that are considered pests because they transmit disease to humans. Ol 5. Glassy-winged sharpshooters are: a. Native to California b. Vectors of a bacterial disease harmful to many types of plants 0. Capable of ingesting 3 linear feet of xylem fluid per second d. b and c l” 6. Tarantulas wandering around dirt roads and hillsides are a common sight this time of year. Which of the two sexes is the one wandering around? 15 it: a. females out looking for males b. or males out looking for females T True or False. A11 insect’s heart pumps blood from the-head to the abdomen. C 8. The m function of the process of apolysis is: a. get the insect out of its old cuticle “shell” b. to give the new integurnent its color 0. to create a larger integument by cell division and cuticle replacement d. to create variation in the genotype, such as that seen for different spot colors (3 9. The body wall opening of the respiratory system is called a: a. Spiracle c. Trachea b. Gill d. Sensilla l: 10. True or False. Hair-like sensilla can function as organs for sensing touch and for taste, but not for detecting sound. PPSC 110 — People, Pests and Plagues In - Quiz #3 Name M 0 1. What was the most important factor in the rapid spread of Plague from southern to northern Europe between 1347-1350? a. fleas hopping from person to person b. rats running from town to town c. people running from town to town (1. the plague was in the bubonic phase, the most infective 1: Z 2. National Geographic recently featured an orchid with an 11-inch nectar spur which Darwin predicted would be fed upon by an insect with a corresponding 11-inch proboscis (it turned out to be a Sphinx moth). Where are these two found? a. New Guinea b. Madagascar 0. South Africa d. New Zealand e. Brazil 3 5 3. The story of Psyche and Cupid represents rebirth, what insect related phenomenon is linked to this story? Parthenogenesis Mutualism Honeydew excretion Synaptic transmission of a nervous impulse Metamorphosis SPF-953‘?” 4. Translate: “Immature Lepidoptera in the bound hardcover” a. busy as a bee b. don't judge a book by its cover c. jeepers creepers d. bookworm ( 5. Insects were involved in one of the first experiments: which one was it? a. Einstein’s experiment on relativity b. Galileo’s experiment on gravity 0. Redi’s experiment on spontaneous generation d. Napolean’s experiment on how to lose a war big time PPSC 110 — People, Pests and Plagues ‘ . Quiz #3 Name \ _ ‘ , V_ 'y‘\ Lab Day/Time g Q. ‘1‘: :2.” J7 g d 1. What was the most important factor in the rapid spread of Plague from southern to northern Europe between 1347-1350? a. fleas hopping from person to person b. rats running from town to town c. people running from town to town (I. the plague was in the bubonic phase, the most infective g 2 2. National Geographic recently featured an orchid with an 11-inch nectar spur which Darwin predicted would be fed upon by an insect with a corresponding 11—inch proboscis (it turned out to be a Sphinx moth). Where are these two found? a. New Guinea b. Madagascar 0. South Africa d. New Zealand e. Brazil 25 3. The story of Psyche and Cupid represents rebirth, what insect related phenomenon is linked to this story? a. Parthenogenesis b. Mutualism ,e/ Honeydew excretion 4b é Synaptic transmission of a nervous impulse 0756. Metamorphosis 4. Translate: “Immature Lepidoptera in the bound hardcover” ,a./ busy as a bee b. don’t judge a book by its cover ,0? jeepers creepers d. bookworm C/ 5. Insects were involved in one of the first experiments: which one was it? Einstein’s experiment on relativity Galileo’s experiment on gravity Redi’s experiment on spontaneous generation Napolean’s experiment on how to lose a war big time 9-9 9"?“ * . Quiz 4 Name s , . - PPSC 110 People, Pests and Plagues .._—- Lab Day/Time l l '2 ~ "2 l True or False: cultural controls for managing pests includes tactics like spraying with a esticide. . l . T or F: Predators, one of the three main types of natural enemies, are generally the same size or maller than their prey. T I T or F: The Rocky Mountain locust continues to be a major pest of agriculture in the Midwest. E 4. T or F: Grafting is a technique developed by the citrus industry to grow seedless varieties on European rootstocks. F T or F: Napolean was at times a brilliant tactician, however, his campaign to over take the island of Haiti failed because the African slaves there were resistant to yellow fever. l 6. T or F: Elephantiasis is a disease spread by mosquitoes that affects the normal functioning of the human lymph system. . Malaria is a disease characterized by a. It‘s being transmitted by a flea b. One of the worst tropical diseases, killing approx. 1 million people per year c. Having its range expand due to resistance of the infective agent AND the vector (:1. a and b e. b and c d 8. An unintended consequence of the use of DDT was a. Resistance b. Cheap pest control c. Biomagnification d. a and c l: . 9. Transmission to humans of Plague can come about by which means? a. Bite of a flea Bite of a rat Sneezing and coughing of infected individuals Moving northward into colder climates a and c {DP-.053" Cl 10. Your Federal Government (and it is yours by the way) thought it might be a good idea to get people in Florida to “volunteer” to have pesticides “tested” on their children. This was perhaps a poor approach to take because: a. The camcorders they were giving away were analogue not digital b. People living in Florida have enough to worry about just with hurricanes c. Pesticides are no longer an acceptable means for controlling pesky children d. Humans don’t make good test subjects, so we use other animals like mice and rabbits instead 4 my PPSC 110 People, Pests and Plagues Quiz4 Name ,, , _, _ a ‘1 l”— 1. True or False: cultural controls for managing pests includes tactics like spraying with a pesticide. i 2. T or F: Predators, one of the three main types of natural enemies, are generally the same size or smaller than their prey. i; 3. T or F: The Rocky Mountain locust continues to be a major pest of agriculture in the Midwest. it T or F: Grafiing is a technique developed by the citrus industry to grow seedless varieties on uro an rootstocks. T or F: Napolean was at times a brilliant tactician, however, his campaign to over take the island f Haiti failed because the African slaves there were resistant to yellow fever. i 6. T or F: Elephantiasis is a disease spread by mosquitoes that affects the normal functioning of the human lymph system. Malaria is a disease characterized by /af It‘s being transmitted by a flea Jbr’ One of the worst tropical diseases, killing approx. 1 million people per year 'c‘Li Having its range expand due to resistance of the infective agent AND the vector I a and b .e’f b and c i8. An unintended consequence of the use of DDT was a. Resistance /br."' Cheap pest control c. Biomagnification Q d. aandc . Transmission to humans of Plague can come about by which means? a. Bite of a flea b. Bite of a rat c. Sneezing and coughing of infected individuals ,A.’ Moving northward into colder climates e. a and c c i 10. Your Federal Government (and it is yours by the way) thought it might be a good idea to get people in Florida to “volunteer” to have pesticides “tested” on their children. This was perhaps a poor approach to take because: a. The camcorders they were giving away were analogue not digital b. People living in Florida have enough to worry about just with hurricanes 0. Pesticides are no longer an acceptable means for controlling pesky children (1. Humans don’t make good test subjects, so we use other animals like mice and rabbits instead ...
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