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Cockroaches - The Fast And the Furious

written by: pantera182
 
You may think that they are disgusting, but roaches are in fact very interesting animals. Find out for yourself.

Question 1:


Cockroaches belong to the order Blattaria. What is the meaning of the Latin word 'blatta'?
Pest
Fast
Cockroach
Annoying

Question 2:


Apart from the American cockroach, what other cockroach species is among the best-known pests?
Oriental cockroach
Asian cockroach
German cockroach
All of these

Question 3:


What type of animal is the cockroach when classified according to the peak of its activeness?
Diurnal
Crepuscular
Nocturnal
None of these

Question 4:


Which of these statements is true about the anatomy of cockroaches?
They have two ocelli, or simple eyes.
They have two long antennae on their heads.
They have large compound eyes.
All of these

Question 5:


Which of these statements is true about cockroaches?
They have two pairs of wings and six legs.
They have have two wings and six legs.
They have two wings and eight legs.
They are wingless and have six legs.

Question 6:


What kind of interesting noise are cockroaches known to produce when they feel threatened?
All of these
Whistling
Hissing
Crackling

Question 7:


What organs do cockroaches use for the purpose of respiration?
Gills
All of these
Tracheae
Lungs

Question 8:


Which of these statements is true about the reproduction of cockroaches?
A few species can reproduce through parthenogenesis, or without the need of fertilization.
Males and females attract each other through pheromones.
Male roaches use court rituals to attract the female.
All of these

Question 9:


How are cockroaches classified according to the way they deliver their young?
They are viviparous.
They are oviparous.
All of these
They are ovoviviparous.

Question 10:


Which of these statements is true about the cockroaches' ability to survive in hard times?
They are able to slow down their heart rate.
Some roaches can survive without food for about one month.
Cockroaches can survive radiation up to 15 times stronger than the lethal dose for humans.
All of these

 


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