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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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What percentage of insects are harmful to plants and animals ?

0.15
0.07
0.02
0.0025


Around 2 percent of all insect species are harmful; but among them, they can cause major crop damage and spread serious diseases.

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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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How many legs do insects have ?

4
6
8
10


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Which insect can live without its head for one week ?

Cockroach
Mosquito
Stick insect
Fly


The cockroach can also live without food for a month.

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Carpet beetles like to eat which of the following?

Synthetic carpet fibers
Crumbs from wheat-based food
Strands of hair
Decaying plant matter


Carpet beetles like to dine on wool, feathers, hair, dead insects and even toenail clippings. They were more notorious as destructive in the era when carpets were made from wool, rather than the synthetic materials commonly used today.

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