MCQs Entomology [6]

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) Entomology

1. Feeding behavior in which insects use specialized mouthparts to pierce host and extract fluids is called ______________

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2. _____ insect order is most closely related (phylogenetically) to the Neuroptera

 
 
 
 

3. A decrease in response to a repeated, neutral stimulus is called __________

 
 
 
 

4. ____________ is not associated with cotton

 
 
 
 

5. ________ is the process by which some insects evolve resistance to insecticides

 
 
 
 

6. _________ is a chemical signal used for communication between different species

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7. ______________ is the insect auditory sense structure that detects sound (analogous to the human ear)

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8. The greatest threat to biodiversity in terms of the percentage of species affected is____________

 
 
 
 

9. ____________ is the scientific name of green lacewing

 
 
 
 

10. _________ is a chemical signal used for communication within a species

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11. Biological control is likely to be most effective when the predator or parasite has a _____________

 
 
 
 

12. ____________ is the scientific name of ladybird beetle

 
 
 
 

13. ____________ is the scientific name of cotton aphid

 
 
 
 

14. Well known uses of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) include ____________

 
 
 
 

15. ______________ is the highest, or most developed, form of sociality among insects

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16. _________ of these is NOT considered an insect growth regulator

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17. Feeding behavior in which insects feed on surface layers of plant material, scraping or consuming small particles is called ______________

 
 
 
 

18. When laying eggs, a female insect returns to her larval host plant, even though she has
not fed upon this plant during her adult life. This is an example of _________-

 
 
 
 

19. During insect development, a band of cells called the germ band forms on the underside of the embryo. At this crucial stage germ band_______________

 
 
 
 

20. Mutualism between________ is an example of evolution of insect mutualism

 
 
 
 

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