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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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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 of the given body part do insects not have in common with humans ?

Heart
Lungs
Esophagus
Nerves


Although insects breathe air, they don't have lungs. Instead, a system of branching air tubes, or tracheae, reaches all parts of the body. Air enters through openings called spiracles.

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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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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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Which insect gets its name from its larvaeā€™s habit of feeding on the gunk in your bathroom plumbing ?

Pipe fly
Drain fly
Stink bug
Mildew wasp


Drain flies, also known as moth flies, also like to live in compost bins, which are humid and full of decaying matter.

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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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