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Insect Traits - True - False Quiz

Insect Traits - True - False Quiz

Insect Traits Quiz

1. An insect has 8 legs.
a. true
b. false

2. An insect has a pair of antennae.
a. true
b. false

3. All insects have wings.
a. true
b. false

4. Insects have 2 body parts - a cephalothorax 
    and an abdomen.
a. true
b. false

5. Insects can sometimes be beneficial to man.
a. true
b. false

6. Insects are animals.
a. true
b. false

7. We don’t need insects for polination, the wind can do it all.
a. true
b. false

8.  Without insects there would be no honey.
a. true
b. false

9. Insects are sometimes decomposers.
a. true
b. false

10. Insects are food for many animals.
a. true
b. false

11. Insects can carry diseases.
a. true
b. false

12. Insects include centipedes and millipedes.
a. true
b. false

13. Insects have no vocal chords, so don’t make any sounds.
a. true
b. false

14. Insects have 3 body parts - a head, thorac and abdomen.
a. true
b. false

15. Insects compete with man for some foods.
a. true
b. false

16. There are now more people on Earth than insects.
a. true
b. false

17. Insects always change shapes by going through
      a chrysalis phase.
a. true
b. false

18. The mosquito is one of the most dangerous (as far as killing and sickening people goes) insects on Earth.
a. true
b. false

11. Insects can carry diseases.
a. true
b. false

12. Insects include centipedes and millipedes.
a. true
b. false

13. Like many animals, insects have mating calls.
a. true
b. false

14. Insects have 3 body parts - a head, thorac and abdomen.
a. true
b. false

15. Insects compete with man for some foods.
a. true
b. false

16. There are now more people on Earth than insects.
a. true
b. false

17. Insects always change shapes by going through a chrysalis phase.
a. true
b. false

18. The mosquito is one of the most dangerous animals on Earth (as far as killing and sickening people).
a. true
b. false

19. Some insects are parasites.
a. true
b. false

20. Some insects use camouflage to escape predators.
a. true
b. false



 

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