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1

Which of the following carpenter ant life stages is not found in a satellite colony?
A. Eggs
B. Larva
C. Workers
D. Winged reproductives

A

2

Which of the following ant groups is polymorphic?
A. Pavement ants
B. Harvester ants
C. Thatching ants
D. Pharaoh ants

C

3

Accumulating piles of sawdust in various locations (e.g., on crawlspace floor) are indicators of a:
A. Lyctid beetle infestation
B. Carpenter ant infestation
C. Pavement ant infestation
D. Moisture ant infestation

B

4

Which of the following insect groups are secondary wood-destroying organisms (WDO)?
A. Moisture ants
B. Subterranean termites
C. Carpenter ants
D. Pavement ants

A

5

Ants go through the following developmental stages:
A. Egg, pupa, adult
B. Egg, larva, pupa, adult
C. egg, nymph, adult
D. Egg, nymph, pupa, adult

B

6

Thatching ants:
A. Are primarily WDOs.
B. Have stingers.
C. Always build mounds.
D. Sometimes nest in wall voids.

D

7

Monomorphic means
a. 1 queen per colony
b. all workers are approximately the same size
c. multiple queens per colony
d. multiple sizes of workers in a colony

B

8

Polymorphic means
a. 1 queen per colony
b. all workers are approximately the same size
c. multiple queens per colony
d. multiple sizes of workers in a colony

D

9

polygenic means
a. 1 queen per colony
b. all workers are approximately the same size
c. multiple queens per colony
d. multiple sizes of workers in a colony

C

10

Which of the following ant groups are primary wood-destroying organisms (WDOs)?
A. Moisture ants
B. Odorous house ants
C. Carpenter ants
D. Pavement ants

C