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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'?
Cockroach
Annoying
Pest
Fast

Question 2:


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

Question 3:


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

Question 4:


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

Question 5:


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

Question 6:


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

Question 7:


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

Question 8:


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

Question 9:


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

Question 10:


Which of these statements is true about the cockroaches' ability to survive in hard times?
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.
They are able to slow down their heart rate.
All of these

 


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