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  1. The housefly consumes only liquids, and therefore, must transform all other substances to the liquid state before digestion.

    a.  true
    b.  false
    a.  true
  2. The World Health Organization considers DDT irreplaceable in public health at the present time for control of some of the most important vector-borne diseases of humans.

    a.  true
    b.  false
    a.  true
  3. Burning off poisonous plants is not advisable because smoke will carry particles long distances and spread the infection.

    a.  true
    b.  false
    a.  true
  4. Pediculosis is an infestation of
    lice
  5. Wasps are usually attracted to
    • -bright colors
    • -protein
    • -sweet odors
  6. Sodium fluoroacetate, also known as "1080," is the most effective fast-acting rodenticide available for use throughout the United States.

    a.  true
    b.  false
    b.  false
  7. Bat-proofing should not be conducted from May through August because baby bats can be trapped inside.

    a.  true
    b.  false
    a.  true
  8. The full potential of naturalistic and source-reduction measures should be applied before considering chemical means for controlling arthropods, rodents, and weeds.

    a.  true
    b.  false
    a.  true
  9. Soil sterilants are a type of herbicide which are
    absorbed by the plant root system
  10. Hay fever is correctly referred to as
    pollenosis
  11. A pesticide that ______ is referred to as a "Restricted Classification" pesticide and is generally not available to the homeowner
    • -is highly toxic
    • -requires special knowledge for application
    • -requires special equipment for application
  12. Yellow jackets usually build their nests below the ground.

    a.  true
    b.  false
    a.  true
  13. A "chigger" is the larval stage of a type of
    mite
  14. A female rat becomes sexually mature in
    a.  2-3 onths
  15. Bats serve a useful purpose by keeping down the number of insects.

    a.  true
    b.  false
    a.  true
  16. An example of a single dose rodenticide is
    red quill
  17. Rats have an extremely keen sense of sight but very poor taste and smelling ability.

    a.  true
    b.  false
    b.  false
  18. ______ is an infectious disease of the skin caused by burrowing of the female mite into the skin where it deposits its eggs.
    scabies
  19. Vector-borne encephalitidies have replaced malaria as the major mosquito-borne disease in North America.

    a.  true
    b.  false
    a.  true
  20. In order to control rats at open dumps, a poison-bait application program should be started ______ before a site is abandoned or converted and before earthmoving equipment is brought to the site.
    2 weeks
  21. Lice require human blood to live.

    a.  true
    b.  false
    a.  true
  22. The prime feeding time of the Anopheles mosquito is usually around midday.

    a.  true
    b.  false
    b.  false
  23. An example of an anticoagulant rodenticide is
    warfarin
  24. The poison of poison ivy, oak, and sumac is an oleoresin that is found in all parts of the plant except the
    wood

    It is found in the:

    • -leaves
    • -flowers
    • -bark
  25. Some of the main sources of pollen are trees in the summer, grasses in the spring, and weeds in the winter.

    a.  true
    b.  false
    a.  false
  26. DDT has been banned for use in all countries except parts of Africa, Sweden, Great Britain, and all South American Countries.

    a.  true
    b.  false
    b.  false
  27. The first step in a rat control program is
    a community survey
  28. The main objective in pest control should be
    integrated pest management involving the use of a combination of educational, cultural, biological, physical, chemical, and legal measures, as appropriate
  29. Malaria prevention programs have been losing their effectiveness in many countries mainly because of
    • -inadequate funding and research
    • -adaption of mosquitoes to new environments
    • -resistance to certain insecticides and resistance of Plasmodium falciparum parasites to drugs used to prevent and treat malarial infections
  30. Rattus norvegicus is also referred to as the
    • -sewer rat
    • -Norway rat
    • -brown rat
  31. The most practical way to control hay fever is to
    treat the patient
  32. Which of the following is not a condition that encourages the growth of weeds?

    a.  soil abuse
    b.  over cultivation
    c.  deforestation
    d.  none of the above
    d.  none of the above
  33. Which of the following has been proven to be most effective for controlling ragweed?
    Spraying in early or mid spring
  34. A mature ragweed plant can produce up to ______ pollen grains in one season
    1 billion
  35. Rattus Rattus is also referred to as the
    roof rat
  36. Bats are threat to humans because they carry
    rabies
  37. When first considering the control of houseflies, roaches, and rats, the primary emphasis should be on
    basic community environmental sanitation to eliminate the conditions that make possible their survival and reproduction
  38. Vector-borne encephalitidies are not communicable directly from person to person, but only by the bite of infected mosquitoes.

    a.  true
    b.  false
    a.  true
  39. Black flies are disease vectors for onchocerciasis.

    a.  true
    b.  false
    a.  true
  40. A single pair of rats are capable of producing ______ litters of young per year
    4-6 weeks
  41. The female and male mosquito feed only on the blood of humans and animals.

    a.  true
    b.  false
    b.  false
  42. Bat-proofing should be done in the ______, when bats are hibernating in caves
    midautumn through spring
  43. The control of weeds is accomplished by
    • -preventing the spread of weeds into new areas
    • -destruction of top weeds and underground parts of weeds
    • -destruction of weed seeds in the soil
  44. Items such as tennis balls, golf balls, gloves, and auto tires that come into contact with poison ivy, oak, and sumac may spread the poison as well as physical contact with the plants.

    a.  true
    b.  false
    a.  true
  45. The poison found in poison ivy, oak, and sumac is extremely volatile.

    a.  true
    b.  false
    b.  false
  46. The Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act
    • -requires that an Environmental Protection Agency registration number be put on all pesticide products
    • -provides for registration of pesticides manufacturing and formulating
    • -provides for State certification of applicators who are qualified to use certain restricted pesticides
  47. For a pesticide to be permitted for application on a raw agricultural food or feed, the residue must exceed the tolerance established for the product by the Department of Health and Human Services under the conditions of use.

    a.  true
    b.  false
    b.  false
  48. An adult rat requires approximately ______ of food per day.
    1 ounce
  49. Relief from hay fever may be obtained by
    • -move to a pollen free area
    • -acquired immunity
    • -ac and air purification with appropriate filters
  50. Hormone or growth regulators also known as systematic herbicides are toxic to the plant living cells they cover and are usually absorbed through the stem of the plant upon contact.

    a.  true
    b.  false
    b.  false

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