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5A Science Chapter 1 Test

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pollen
dust from flowers
nectar
a sweet liquid that flowers make in order to attract insects
hibernate
sleep through the winter
larva
a immature insect that does not look like the adult
food chain
is a series of plants and animals, each depending on the next for food.
camouflage
the ability to blend in with one's background.
a honeybee dies a few hours after losing its stinger
true
honeybee drones stay awake all winter
true
both male and female bees sting
false, only females sting
spiderAn invertebrate with 8 legs and 2 body parts that lays its eggs in a silken sac
spider
a female bee that does not lay eggs
worker
it has only one pair of wings, which it holds slightly out to its sides when it rests; and its antennae are shorter than its head
American hover fly
a female bee that does lay eggs
queen bee
Immature insects that look just like adults
nymph
the larvae of beetles
grubs
a male bee
drone
the invertebrate that changes from yellow to white to match its surroundings?
goldenrod spider
what is the insect order that is identified by a straight line down its abdomen?
beetle
what are the white flowers that surround the daisy's disk flowers?
ray flowers
what is the insect order identified by a V or X on its abdomen?
true bug
Science
a search for the laws of nature and for ways to use them for the benefit of mankind
pollen
the yellow dust flowers use when producing seeds
nectar
a sweet liquid made by flowers in order to attract insects
hibernate
to sleep through the winter
migrate
to move from one place to another in the changing of seasons
predator
an animal that captures and feeds upon other living animals
larva
an immature insect that does not look like the adult
mimicry
the close resemblance of one plant or animal to another for some purpose
invertebrate
a animal with no back bone
camouflage
to blend in with its surroundings
ovipositor
an egg-laying body part
maggots
larvae of flies
goldenrod
a common plant that is often mistaken as ragweed
composite
the largest family of flowering plants; means "made of many parts"
True or False: A honeybee dies a few hours after losing its stinger.
True
True or False: We live in an orderly world that operates according to a well-designed plan.
True
True or False: The laws of nature are man's laws.
False
True or False: It takes four bee-loads of nectar to make one drop of honey.
True
True or False: Honeybee drones stay awake all winter.
False
True or False: The workers are the only honeybees to survive the winter.
False
True or False: To prevent insect stings, you should shoo bees and wasps away from you.
False
True or False: Only green plants can make their own food.
True
True or False: Both male and female bees sting.
False
True or False: Beetles make up one-fourth of all the world's animals
True
The butterfly that mimics the monarch.
the viceroy mimics the monarch; palatable to birds
An invertebrate with eight legs and two body parts that lays it eggs in a silken sac.
a spider
A female bee that does not lay eggs.
a worker
It has only one pair of wings, which it holds slightly out to its sides when it rests; and its antennae are shorter than its head.
fly
A female bee that does lay eggs
a queen
A bird that makes its nest of thistle down
golden finch
Immature insects that look just like the adults
nymphs
The larvae of beetles
grubs
A butterfly that migrates from Canada to Mexico; very bitter tasting to birds
monarch butterfly
The butterfly that often lays her eggs on thistles
painted lady butterfly
The invertebrate that changes from yellow to white to match its surroundings
goldenrod spider
What do bees make that we eat?
honey
What is the insect order that is identified by a straight line down to its abdomen?
beetles
What are the white flowers that surround the daisy's disk flowers?
ray flowers
What is the one thing that every living thing must either make or get from another living thing?
nutrinence
What is the insect order identified by a V or X on its abdomen?
true bug
You spy an insect that looks like a bee. Upon closer investigation, you see that it only has one pair of wings and its antennae are shorter then its head. What is it?
robber fly
You had three praying mantises in a gallon jar on Friday, but on Monday there was only one. What happened?
The surviving mantis ate the others.
You spy a bee that does not move at all. You move closer and realize it is just an empty shell. What could have happened?
it might have had its insides sucked out by an ambush bug (if on a plant) or a bee killer (if on the ground)
It is the late fall and you suddenly realize that the insects have disappeared. Where did they go?
they migrated
You feel sure that you see a yellow jacket headed for an aster, but then it hovers over a flower head. As you look very closely, you can tell that this insect only has one pair of wings. What have you found?
american hover fly
You have just been collecting flowers and insects, and you are overwhelmed by the beauty and design of nature. Where did it all come from?
the creation of God
bumblebee
fat, hairy, slow-moving, twice the size of a honeybee with pollen baskets on the back legs; only the fertilized queen survives the winter by hibernating; does not lose it's stinger
yellow jacket
slender, not hairy, bright yellow and black stripes; a type of paper wasp; lives in abandoned mouse or bumblebee homes in the ground; the queen survives by hibernating
honey bee
loses it's stinger; small with short, fine hairs and pollen baskets on the back legs; queens and workers live on through the winter
drones
male honey bees; die after mating with the queen
worker bees
female bees that don't mate and lay eggs
food chain
a series of plants and animals, each depending on the next for food; every chain begins with a green plant
beetle
means "biter"; have chewing mouth parts and very tough armor; the two front wings are actually tough wing covers (the actual flying is with the hind wings)
praying mantis
keeps its eggs safe in the winter by encasing them in a case of hardened foam
galls
houses for the larvae of some types of insects; many oak galls are caused by gall wasps