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1

Lyctid beetles go through the following developmental stages:
a. Egg, nymph, adult
b. Egg, pupa, adult
c. Egg, larva, pupa, adult
d. Egg, nymph, pupa, adult

c. Egg, larva, pupa, adult

2

Anobiids produce a
a. powdery talc-like frass.
b. granular (gritty) pellet-like frass.
c. 6-sided frass pellets.
d. no discernable frass.

b. granular (gritty) pellet-like frass.

3

Golden buprestids are
a. always regarded as a WDO.
b. never regarded as a WDO.
c. on rare occasions considered a structural pest.
d. usually seen re-infesting sound cured wood.

c. on rare occasions considered a structural pest.

4

Shipworms are
a. a form of termite.
b. a type of structure-infesting beetle.
c. an introduced wood-eating ant.
d. a wood-eating clam.

d. a wood-eating clam.

5

when decayed wood is suspected, you should use a screwdriver and probe it into the area because decayed wood
a. separates easily from the rest of the wood along the fibers.
b. fractures at the point of probing.
c. resists penetration because it has hardened.
d. gives off an odor when probed.

b. fractures at the point of probing

6

Lyctids infest which of the following types of wood:
a. Pine
b. Douglas-Fir
c. Oak
d. Hemlock

c. Oak

7

Anobiids
a. are not secondary WDOs.
b. are unimportant as WDOs.
c. are the primary structural beetle pest of home wood members (e.g., joists, studs, etc.) in the Pacific Northwest.
d. never attack hardwoods.

c. are the primary structural beetle pest of home wood members (e.g., joists, studs, etc.) in the Pacific Northwest.

8

What family is the powderpost beetle a member of?
a. Anobiids
b. Lyctids
c. Buprestidae
d. Bostricids

b. Lyctids

9

Fungal decay
a. is classified by the appearance of the damage it causes.
b. in all funguses use up 97% of the wood weight.
c. comes most commonly in gray, white, red, green, and blue fungal rots.
d. not really a concern as it will go away on its own.

a. is classified by the appearance of the damage it causes.

10

What category of pesticide should be used on Golden buprestids?
a. Sodium borates
b. carbamates
c. Organophosphates
d. Treatment is generally not recommended or effective as Golden buprestids fly away and generally don't re-infest structural wood

d. Treatment is generally not recommended or effective as Golden buprestids fly away and generally don't re-infest structural wood

11

What family is the Deathwatch beetle a member of?
a. Anobiids
b. Lyctids
c. Buprestidae
d. Bostricids

a. Anobiids