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What is the percentage of insects in total animals in the world ?

40 percent
52 percent
65 percent
80 percent


Insects make up approximately 80 percent of the total number of animals on Earth.

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Which is the longest insect in the world ?

Grasshoper
Stick insect
Leafcutter ant
Flea beetles

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Stick insects are among the best camouflaged of all creatures, with a body shape that mimics the branches of their home. They're typically brown, black, or green, with stick-shaped bodies that help them blend in as they perch on twigs and branches. In 2008, a newly discovered stick insect species from Borneo broke the record for longest insect. The Chan's megastick, Phobaeticus chain, measures an incredible 22 inches with legs extended, with a body length of 14 inches.

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Which of these is an insect ?

Spider
Shrimp
Grasshopper
Mite


Spiders, scorpions, mites, ticks, centipedes, trilobites, shrimp, crabs and lobsters are all arthropods, but they don't belong to the class Insecta.

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The study of insects is called as

Insectology
Paleontology
Etymology
Entomology


It is the scientific study of insects, a branch of arthropodology.

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What are the three parts of an insect's body ?

head, thorax, abdomen
head, abdomen, tail
body, wings, legs
head, wings, tail


Insects have jointed bodies divided into three segments: the head, thorax and abdomen

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Which flying insect only has 2 wings ?

Ladybird
Butterfly
Fly
Bumble Bee


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Which female insect sometimes eats the male ?

Mantis
Cockroach
Grasshopper
Fly

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It is a slender predatory insect related to the cockroach. It waits motionless for prey with its large spiky forelegs folded like hands in prayer. It holds its prehensile front legs while waiting to make a kill.

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Which is the fastest insect in the world ?

Firefly
Dragonfly
Fly
Ladybird

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The dragonfly can fly up to 97 km an hour. It a long-bodied predatory insect with two pairs of large transparent wings that are spread out sideways at rest. Dragonflies are important predators that eat mosquitoes, and other small insects like flies, bees, ants, wasps, and very rarely butterflies. They are usually found around marshes, lakes, ponds, streams, and wetlands because their larvae, known as "nymphs", are aquatic.

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Which is the largest insect in the world ?

Cockroaches
Earwigs
Beetles
Mayflies


These are the largest insects on Earth, if measured in terms of size, bulk and weight. The Goliath beetle is up to 11cm long and 100 grams in weight. The females range from a dark brown to silky white, but the males are normally brown/white/black or black/white.

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How many legs do insects have ?

4
6
8
10


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