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1

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. Carpenter ants

2

Which of the following insect groups are secondary WDOs?
a. Moisture ants
b. subterranean termites
c. Carpenter ants
d. Pavement ants

a. Moisture ants

3

Which of the following carpenter ant life stages in not found in a satellite colony?
a. Eggs
b. Larva
c. Workers
D. Winged reproductives

a. Eggs

4

Accumulating piles of sawdust in various locations (e.g., on crawl space floor) are indicators of a
a. lyctid beetle infestation.
b. carpenter ant infestation.
c. pavement ant infestation.
d. moisture ant infestation.

b. carpenter ant infestation

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. Egg, larva, pupa, adult

6

Carpenter ants can be distinguished from other ants that could be confused with them by:
a. their evenly convex thoracic dorsum.
b. their concave thoracic dorsum.
c. their large mandibles
d. their color.

a. their evenly convex thoracic dorsum.

7

For identification purposes, the largest of the workers should be collected. These workers are called:
a. Monors
b. Majors
c. Minors
d. Custpids

b. Majors

8

When treating a thatching ant mound is is recommended that you should
a. treat the opening hole.
b. treat a barrier ring around the mound.
c. treat the entire surface of the mound.
d. stir product into and over the whole mound.

d. stir product into and over the whole mound.

9

What type of cue do carpenter ants use between the parent colony and satellite colonies?
a. sound
b. chemical
c. land marks
d. memory

b. chemical

10

What is the largest ant in a carpenter ant colony?
a. Majors
b. Soldiers
c. The queen
d. The king

c. The queen

11

Ants in a carpenter ant colony are divided into roles that they will perform. These groupings are called:
a. castes.
b. divisions.
c. classes.
d. careers.

a. castes