PLT 300 Midterm 1 Spring 2011

PLT 300 Midterm 1 Spring 2011 - Question 1: Multiple Choice...

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Question 1: Multiple Choice The accepted means of determining if two insects either are or are not, of the same species is: A. They look exactly the same. B. That they are found in the same environment and look the same. C. If they can interbreed and produce viable offspring. D. None of the above. Correct Answer: C Question 2: Multiple Choice Biomass of insects outweigh humans on the earth A. 2 to 1. B. 10 to 1. C. pretty much 50/50 (even). D. 50 to 1 Correct Answer: B Question 3: Multiple Choice One reason why insects are so successful is that most exhibit complete metamorphosis. Correct Answer: True Question 4: True/False The African Driver Ant Queen holds the highest record for fecundity in non-social insects. Correct Answer: False Question 5: T/F: You may either underline or italicize the genus and species, you must capitalize the genus but not the species name. Correct Answer: True Question 6: Multiple Choice Longest living existence of an arthropod: A. Long horned beetle. B. Seventeen year locust. C. Queen termite. D. Tartigrade in dried moss Correct Answer: D Question 7: T/F Most insects cannot withstand very high temperatures and most adult insects have wings. Correct Answer: True Question 8: Multiple Choice It is thought that the fastest flying insect is a male horse fly chasing a female at a speed of: A. 20 miles per hour (mph) B. 40 mph. C. 60 mph D. 100 mph. Correct Answer: D Question 9: True/False Cockroaches prefer hiding in crevices or other areas where a surface touches both the top and the bottom of the roach body. This behavior is called positively thigmotactic and has
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led to chemical companies developing residual insecticides that will come into contact with the insect body as they hide in tight spots. Correct Answer: True Question 10: Multiple Choice Most common species found in homes and restaurants in the United States: A. German cockroach. . B. Brown banded cockroach. . C. Oriental cockroach. . D. American cockroach. . E. Madagascar hissing cockroach Correct Answer: A Question 11: True/False Chemicals currently on the market for roach control are extremely toxic to humans and should be handled with the highest caution. Correct Answer: False Question 12: Multiple Choice Also called the sewer roach: A. German cockroach. . B. Brown banded cockroach. . C. Oriental cockroach. . D. American cockroach. . E. Madagascar hissing cockroach Correct Answer: D Question 13: Multiple Choice Which of the following is true of roaches in general: A. Nocturnal and avoid light. B. Are positively thigmotactic. C. Omnivorous in feeding habits. D. All of the above Correct Answer: D Question 14: Multiple Choice Which of the following is NOT true of the brown-banded cockroach? A.Similar in size to the German Cockroach.
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This note was uploaded on 05/05/2011 for the course ECON 300 taught by Professor Richardkaae during the Spring '11 term at Cal Poly Pomona.

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PLT 300 Midterm 1 Spring 2011 - Question 1: Multiple Choice...

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