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1

Is it better to store products in a well ventilated area or an air tight area?
a. Well ventilated
b. Air tight

A

2

Where is the most effective place to bait gophers?
a. on the ground nest to the gophers mound
b. Burry the bait in the mound dirt since that is where they hide and store food.
c. Inside the tunnel that leads to the mound
d. In the main tunnel

D

3

Why do rats gnaw on wires?
a. For Nesting Material
b. To wear down their teeth
c. They like the feel of the electricity
d. because the wires are in their way

D

4

True or False
Mud daubers paralize beetles and and place them inside the mud caverns for their young to feed on as they grow.

False (They paralyze spiders, not beetles)

5

When baiting Gophers the most effective method is to...
a. place the bait on the surface near the mound
b. place the bait in the main tunnel system
c. place the bait inside the tunnel near the mound just past the plug
d. place baits in the mound dirt.

B

6

(True or False)
Trapping gophers can be done year round because Gophers are always active.

TRUE

7

When feeding on the surface, how far from the burrow will a pocket gopher venture for food?
a. 30 feet
b. 15 feet
c. 5-10 feet
d. less than a foot

D

8

What is the best method for controlling bats?
a. Bright lights
b. Circular fans and air movements
c. Exclusion
d. None of the above

C

9

What is the first (surest) sign of a mouse infestation?
a. droppings
b. gnaw marks
c. squeaking and scratching noises
d. mousy smell

A

10

Which statement about Mud Daubers is true?
a. Very aggressive
b. Paralize beetles inside their nest
c. the best control is to knock down the nest
d. all of the above

C

11

What is the best way to know you have bats?
a. Squeaking and flapping noises
b. Chew Marks
c. Droppings
d. Signs of nesting material

C

12

(True or False)
Spiders, ants, beetles, flys, silverfish, and scorpions are all insects.

FALSE

13

The life cycle of a beetle is classified as
a. Simple metamorphosis
b. Complete metamorphosis
c. No metamorphosis

B

14

The life cycle of silverfish/firebrats is classified as
a. Simple metamorphosis
b. Complete metamorphosis
c. No metamorphosis

C

15

The life cycle of a termite is classified as
a. Simple metamorphosis
b. Complete metamorphosis
c. No metamorphosis

A

16

The life cycle of ants is classified as
a. Simple metamorphosis
b. Complete metamorphosis
c. No metamorphosis

B

17

The life cycle of a grasshopper, cricket, or cockroach is classified as
a. Simple metamorphosis
b. Complete metamorphosis
c. No metamorphosis

A

18

The life cycle of a mosquito is classified as
a. Simple metamorphosis
b. Complete metamorphosis
c. No metamorphosis

B

19

The life cycle of a bees and wasps is classified as
a. Simple metamorphosis
b. Complete metamorphosis
c. No metamorphosis

B

20

Complete metamorphosis has what developmental stages?
a. Egg, nymph, adult
b. Egg, larva, adult
c. Egg, nymph, pupa, adult
d. Egg, larva, pupa, adult

D

21

Simple metamorphosis has what developmental stages?
a. Egg, nymph, adult
b. Egg, larva, adult
c. Egg, nymph, pupa, adult
d. Egg, larva, pupa, adult

A

22

True or False
you can recognize the active ingredients that are pyrethroids because the generally end in -thrin.

TRUE

23

The use of chemicals in gaseous form to destroy pests is called:
a. Epoxidation
b. Photoxidation
c. Topical application
d. Fumigation

D

24

Juvenile forms of insects that undergo metamorphosis grow in jumps or steps called:
a. Pupations
b. Instars
c. Segmentations
d. Chlorosis

B

25

All spiders have a body that is divided into distinct regions. They are the:
a. Head, tarsus, thorax
b. Head, thorax, abdomen
c. Cephalothorax, abdomen
d. Head, abdomen

D

26

The major medical concern relative to bats is that:
a. They are vicious biters
b. They cary chicken pox
c. They are good doctors
d. They can transmit rabies

D

27

Which of the following materials act as an anticoagulant?
a. Diphacinone
b. TEPP
c. Arsenic
d. Chlordane

A

28

True or False
DDT has been banned and is no longer available for use.

TRUE

29

Which insect lays an egg leathery pouch.
a. German Cockroaches
b. Indian meal moths
c. Earwigs

A

30

Which method is best for controlling cockroaches in the long run.
a. just baits
b. just sprays
c. reduce harborage and increase sanitation

C

31

What is the first step in the IPM process.
a. Inspection
b. Identification
c. Understanding and Educating the customer

C

32

Which bird is protected?

A LOT OF BIRDS ARE PROTECTED...