Order Diptera Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is the wild type eye color for fruit flies?

Question 2 2. How does having a curly wing mutation affect the fruit fly?

Question 3 3. What time of the year do fruit flies breed?

Question 4 4. How long does the fruit fly female gestate before laying her eggs?

Question 5 5. Where are you most likely to find a gnat?

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Question 6 6. What is the biggest misconception about gnats and fruit flies?

Question 7 7. Which of the following would transmit an arbovirus?

Question 8 8. Which of the following arboviruses is classified as a flavivirus?

Question 9 9. After the three larval stages are over in the life cycle of a blow fly, it becomes _____.

Question 10 10. When forensics gets an insect derived time, it is known as _____.

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Question 11 11. Which of the following takes place during the larva stage of a fruit fly?

Question 12 12. Which of the following takes place inside the puparium of a fruit fly?

Question 13 13. Why does the female housefly only have five visible segments on her abdomen?

Question 14 14. How many eggs can a single female housefly lay in her lifetime?

Question 15 15. Which of the following IS true about Diptera?

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Question 16 16. Diptera have _____ life stages, which are _____.

Question 17 17. An organism that transmits disease to a human is called a/an _____.

Question 18 18. Which of the following is NOT considered an appropriate protocol for eating fresh fruits and vegetables?

Question 19 19. What is the best way to prevent the spread of the Mediterranean fruit fly?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is true about the medfly?

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Question 21 21. The male abdomen is _____, while the female abdomen is _____.

Question 22 22. Which of the following best describes the changes in Diptera during metamorphosis?

Question 23 23. What is another name for the vestigial wing mutation in fruit flies?

Question 24 24. Fruit flies reach sexual maturity within _____ hours into adulthood.

Question 25 25. What is the average lifespan of the fruit fly vs a gnat?

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Question 26 26. What is the main health concern associated with Zika virus?

Question 27 27. In the 1950s and 1960s, the screwworm attacked a lot of sheep in the United States. How did the USDA deal with this problem?

Question 28 28. Which stage of the fruit fly life cycle starts the process of metamorphosis?

Question 29 29. What role do the housefly parents play after laying eggs?

Question 30 30. The word 'Diptera' means _____.

Order Diptera Chapter Exam Instructions

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