1. What evolutionary adaptation allowed
insects to colonize new habitats? _____________________
2. Using Fig 28-14 (pie chart), determine what percentage of animal species are not insects: _____________
3. What are the three parts of the insect body? _________________________________________________
4. How many pairs of legs do insects have? _________ To what body part are they attached to? __________
5. Why is it so hard to swat a fly? _________________________________________
6. Where would you find the ears of a grasshopper? _________________________________
7. What are the three mouthparts insects have?________________________________________________
8. The process of changing shape of form is called _______________________________________________
9. In insects that undergo incomplete metamorphosis, immature forms are called ______________________
10. In complete metamorphosis, the stage where an insect changes from larva to adult is called the _______________
11. What insect causes trouble for cotton farmers? _______________________________
12. List three useful products produced by insects: ________________________________________
13. Why does a firefly flash its light? ______________________________________________________
14. Many insects communicate with chemical signals called _____________________________________
15. What is an insect society? ______________________________________________________________
16. Groups of individuals in an insect society form _________________________, which are specialized to perform a specific task.
17. Use Fig 28-20 to answer True
or False to the following statements:
________ Leaf cutter ants eat leaves.
________ Dump chambers are used to hold eggs.
________ Soldiers guard the nest.
________ Major workers are responsible for gathering leaves.
________ Minor workers tend to the gardens.
18. What insect "dances"
to communicate? ________________
Multiple Choice (Reference 28-1, 28-2, 28-3)
1. All arthropods have:
a. gills b. jointed appendages c. antennae d. chelicerae
2. An arthropod's exoskeleton performs
all of the following functions except:
a. production of gametes b. protection of internal organs
c. supporting the animal's body d. preventing water loss
3. Most terrestrial arthropods breathe
using branched, air-filled structures called:
a. gills b. book lungs c. tracheal tubes d. book gills
4. Crustaceans are the only arthropods
a. three pairs of legs b. two pairs of antennae c. chitin in their exoskeleton d. chelicerae
5. All insects have:
a. two pairs of legs b. two pairs of antennae c. two pairs of wings d. three body sections
6. A honeybee belongs to the Kingdom
____________ and the Phylum ___________
a. Arthropoda, Insecta b. Animalia, Arthropoda c. Animalia, Insecta d. Insecta, Animalia