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1

(True of False)
The Code of Ethics requires an ACE to follow IPM guidelines.

True

2

T/F
It is considered to be unethical for an ACE to accept money from more than one source for the same service provided, without the consent of all interested parties.

True

3

T/F
An ACE is an entomologist.

False

4

T/F
It is ethical for an ACE to review the work of a former PMP without that person's knowledge.

True

5

Which of the following statements is true regarding the odorous house ant (Tapinoma sessile) and the ghost ant (Tapinoma melanocephalum)?
a. They are similar in appearance, but the ghost ant has a much lighter color to the thorax.
b. They are similar in appearance, but the ghost and is larger and overall darker in color.
c. they are different enough in appearance that there should be no confusion.
d. They are similar in appearance, but the ghost and is smaller and has a lighter color to the gaster.

d

6

T/F
The hobo spider (Eratigenta agrestis) is a venomous spider that causes a slow healing wound.

False

7

What type of metamorphosis does a bed bug go through?
a. Complete
b. Gradual
c. Indirect
d. No metamorphosis

b

8

Boxelder bugs (Boise trivittata) have what type of mouth parts?
a. Chewing
b. Piercing-sucking
c. Rasping-sucking
d. Siphoning

b

9

To what phylum do insects, spiders, and mites all belong?
a. Hexapoda
b. Chelicerata
c. Arthropoda
d. Arachnida

c

10

Which of the following ant species has two petioles (nodes)?
a. Odorous house ant (Tapinoma sessile)
b. Pharaoh ant (Monomorium pharaonis)
c. Argentine ant (Linepithema humile)
d. Ghost ant (Tapinoma melanocephalum)

b

11

Which of the following is the best definition of kairomone?
a. A means of audio communication whereby a noise produced by one species benefits both itself and a different species.
b. A means of chemical communication whereby a substance produced by one species benefits both itself and a different species.
c. A means of audio communication whereby a noice produced by one species repels a different species
d. A means of chemical communication whereby a substance produced by one species benefits another species but harms the emitter.
e. A means of chemical communication whereby a substance produces by one species repels a different species.

d

12

Which of the following is NOT a basic component of a monitoring program:
a. Visual inspection of an account
b. Using traps to obtain samples of pests and damage
c. Interviewing people familiar with the problem area
d. Record keeping
e. Treatment of the pest problem

e

13

T/F
When monitoring an account, it is advisable to periodically switch between active and passive trap types.

False (when used as monitoring tools over aperiod ofttimes, it islets to consistently use the same type of trap.

14

Which of the following steps are not part of the IPM process
a. Inspection
b. Treatment
c. Pest identification
d. Pesticide application
e. All of the above can be part of the IPM process

e

15

Electrocution-type light traps are not allowed in most food-handling areas because of problems with (Choose the BEST response)
a. The effect of UV light on some foods
b. The potential of attracting flies to food-handling areas
c. Hazards of UV light to workers
d. Contamination of food-preparation areas

d

16

T/F
The Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act requires certain information to be printed on each pesticide label.

True

17

What type of insecticide formulation consists of an active ingredient sprayed or mixed with an edible substance?
a. Emulsifiable concentrate
b. Bait
c. Granular
d. Paste

b

18

Which of the following is NOT considered to be a fumigant?
a. Methyl bromide
b. Sulfuryl fluoride
c. Phosphine
d. Methyl parathion

d

19

The insecticide imidaclroprid works through what mode of action?
a. It affects the nervous system
b. It affects metabolism
c. It mimics juvenile hormones
d. It;s a physical poison

a

20

What federal regulatory agency that oversees activities of the pest control industry was established by President Nixon in 1970?
a. Environmental Protection Agency
b. Department of Transportation
c. Department of Homeland Security
d. Food and Drug Administration

a