UPHESC Assistant Professor Exam 2021 Entomology Test 2

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Q1.  In the formation of cuticle which of the following layer is secreted first:

A. Exocuticle     

B. Endocuticle

C. Wax layer      

D. Cuticulin layer

Q2. In the reduction of a pest population, the balance of the natural enemies is maintained in:

A. Pest management    

B. Pest control

C. Pest eradication         

D. None of these

Q3.  In which of the following insect the spiracles are absent?

A. Cecidomyid larvae     

B. Chironomid larvae

C. Mycetophilid larvae  

D. Psycodid larvae

Q4.  In which order females have no pupal stage but males have:

A. Mellophaga  

B. Strepsiptera

C. Epemeroptera            

D. Dictyoptera

Q5.  Which one of the following types of spraying is best done by manually operated knapsack sprayer having flat fan nozzle?

A. High volume

B. Low volume

C. Ultra low volume       

D. Semi low volume

Q6.  Which one of the following truly diagnoses the infestation by the sorghum shoot fly?

A. Formation of ‘dead heart’ in the early seedling stage of sorghum which can be easily pulled out           

B. Formation of ‘dead heart’ and a bunchy top during the later seedling stage of sorghum

C. Formation of ‘dead heart’ which cannot be easily pulled out during the later seedling stage of sorghum           

D. Formation of silvery shoot during the early seedling stage of sorghum

Q7.  Indicate the correct sequence through which the following insecticide came into use:

A. BHC, Rotenone, Malath ion and Lead arsenate            

B. Lead arsentate, Rotenone, BHC and Malathion

C. BHC, Rotenone, Lead arsenate and Malathion              

D. Rotenone, BHC, Lead arsenate and Malathion

Q8.  Indicate, which represent the analogous group:

A. Wings of butterfly and birds 

B. Fore leg of horse and arm of a man

C. Fore wings of moth and fins of fishes               

D. Hind wings of butterfly and legs of birds

Q9. Indiscriminate use of pesticides and cultivation of high yielding crop varieties often leads to:

A. A minor disease or insect pest problem becoming serious threat        

B. Destruction of natural enemies of pests

C. Appearance of pesticides resistant pest strains            

D. All of the above

Q10. Inorganic salts are toxic to insects by:

A. Contact          

B. Ingestion

C. Both of the above     

D. Inhalation

Q11.  dasineura lini is pest of:

A. Castor             

B. Linseed

C. Seasamum    

D. Groundnut

Q12.  Insect haemocoel consists of the following sinuses. Choose the odd one:

A. Pericardial sinus         

B. Peritarcheal sinus

C. Perivisceral sinus        

D. Perineural sinus

Q13. Insect haemolymph has no gas transport system except in:

A. Males of lac insect     

B. Chironomid larvae

C. Nephrocytes

D. Coagulocytes

Q14. Insect having prolegs in larval stage:

A. Thrips tabaci

B. Athalia proxima

C. Dacus cuscurbitae      

D. Holotrichia consanguinea

Q15.  Insecticide having antagonistic effect with NPV:


B. Aldrin

C. Endosulfan   

D. Malathion

Q16. Insecticides approved for aerial spray:

A. Lindane 20 EC              

B. Malathion 50 EC

C. Phosphamidon 85 WSC           

D. All of the above

Q17. Which one of the following sprayers would require the lowest volume of spray solution to cover a hectare of rice crop?

A. Power sprayer            

B. Foot sprayer

C. Knapsack sprayer       

D. Hand sprayer

Q18.  Insects feeding on plants of several genera within a family are called:

A. Phytophages               

B. Polyphagous

C. Oligophagous              

D. Monophgous

Q19. Integrated Pest Management (IPM) aims at:

A. Keeping pest populations below injurious levels         

B. Increasing natural enemies of the pest

C. Strengthening the host           

D. Billing the pests

Q20. International Congress of Zoology (1901) advised that scientific names should be printed in:

A. Capital letters              

B. Small letters

C. Italics               

D. All of the above

Q21. Introduction of parasites, predators and/or pathogens of the pests into the environment to reduce the pest population constitute:

A. Biological control        

B. Autocidal control

C. Ecological control       

D. None of these

Q22. Is a serious pest of Jowar and bajra?

A. Stem borer   

B. Midge

C. White borer

D. All of these

Q23. It has been estimated that insects had existed on this earth for at least ____ million years:

A. 100   

B. 150

C. 200   

D. 250

Q24. Johnston’s organ is located in most of pterygote insects in:

A. Second antennal segment     

B. Legs

C. Winks              

D. Maxilla

Q25. Juvenile hormone is secreted by:

A. Thoracic glands           

B. Corpora allata

C. Carpora cardiaca         

D. Neurosecretary cells

Q26. Ketone bodies are oxidized by:

A. Fat bodies     

B. Flight muscles

C. Testes             

D. All of the above

Q27. Most of the soil fumigants are applied with:

A. Applicator     

B. Injector

C. Generator     

D. Despenser

Q28. Which one of the following sprayers will cause more loss of spray droplets by drift?

A. Low volume sprayer 

B. High volume sprayer

C. Ultra low volume sprayer       

D. Duster

Q29. Light trapping of insects is done in the:

A. Cultural methods       

B. Legal methods

C. Mechanical methods

D. Preventive methods

Q30. Light trap art used for the collection of:

A. Positively phototropic             

B. Negatively phototropic

C. Geotropic      

D. Hydrotropic

Q31.  Locust eats almost all vegetation except:

A. Calotropis procera     

B. Melia azadirach

C. Datura stramonium   

D. All of the above

Q32. Maize stem borer hibernates in which stage?

A. Egg   

B. Larva

C. Pupa

D. Adult

Q33. Malathion is a ____ insecticide.

A. Slow fumigant             

B. Contact plus systemic

C. Contact plus stomach               

D. Systemic

Q34. Which one of the following sprayers requires only one third of the quantity of water while keeping the same quantity of active ingredient of the pesticide per hectare?

A. Foot/Pedal sprayer   

B. Mist blower

C. Knapsack sprayer       

D. Rocking sprayer

Q35. Metasystox is a:

A. Contact poison           

B. Systemic poison

C. Both (a) and (b)          

D. Fumigant

Q36. Metasystox-R is a ____ insecticide.

A. Systemic        

B. Fumigant

C. Contact          

D. Contact-plus stomach

Q37. Monocondylic single mandible is found in:

A. Hemiptera    

B. Thysanoptera

C. Hymenoptera              

D. Diptera

Q38. Most of the insects excrete 80 to 90 per cent of their nitrogen waste in the form of:

A. Urea

B. Uric acid

C. Ammonia      

D. Ammonium nitrate

Q39. Most of the caterpillars have legs or abdominal legs on segments:

A. 2 to 5 and 10

B. 3 to 6 and 10

C. 6 to 10             

D. 5 to 8 and 10

Q40. Most of the insects cannot survive the temperatures above ____ .

A. 29.9 

B. 39.9

C. 49.9  

D. 59.9

Q41. Most of the insects have abdominal segments:

A. 6 to 7               

B. 8 to 9

C. 10 to 11          

D. 12 to 13

Q42. Most of the insects possess:

A. One pairs of wings    

B. Two pairs of wings

C. Three pairs of wings 

D. No Wings

Q43.  Moulting fluid is able to digest:

A. Cement layer

B. Cuticulin layer

C. Endocuticle   

D. Exocuticle

Q44. Name the fumigant, which is used, for killing the insects in storage as well as for plant fumigation?

A. Ethylene dibromide  

B. Methyl bromide

C. Aluminum phosphide              

D. EDCT mixture

Q45. Acricide is:

A. Pirmicarb       

B. Dicofol

C. Profenfos      

D. Sevidol

Q46. Name the insect which can survive at higher temperature and low humidity?

A. Khapra beetle             

B. Rice weevil

C. Rust red flour beetle

D. Angoumois grain moth

Q47. Name the insect, which is known, as oligophagous pest:

A. Pink bollworm of cotton         

B. Brinjal fruit and shoot borer

C. Grass hopper               

D. Cabbage butterfly

Q48. Name the insecticide, which is harmless to the honey bees:

A. B.H.C.             

B. Carbaryl

C. Endosulfan   

D. Permethrin

Q49.  Name the pest, which has an international status?

A. Pink bollworm of cotton         

B. Locust

C. White grub   

D. Army worm

Q50. Name the pest, which has got thelytokous parthenogenesis in its life-cycle?

A. Grass hopper              

B. Aphid

C. White flies    

D. Thrips

Q51.  Nicotinic effects of organo-phosphatic insecticides results in:

A. Giddiness      

B. Stiffness of the neck

C. Ataxia             

D. None of the above

Q52.  Number of abdominal legs in the larvae of mustard saw fly:

A. 4 pairs             

B. 6 pairs

C. 8 pairs             

D. 10 pairs

Q53. Number of insect species known :

A. About 50,000               

B. about 1 million

C. about 1 million            

D. About 3 million

Q54.  Odontotermes obesus is the scientific name of:

A. Cutworm       

B. Termite

C. Shoot borer  

D. Top borer

Q55. One kilometer of locust swarm weighs as much as ____ tonnes of locusts:

A. 100   

B. 200

C. 300   

D. 400

Q56.  Order Odanata includes:

A. May flies       

B. Dragon flies

C. Stone flies     

D. Shad flies

Q57.  Organisms, which damage man’s property, including plants and agricultural produce causing damage of significant economic importance are called:

A. Pests

B. Pathogens

C. Parasites        

D. Aliens

Q58.  Originally the phytophagous insects were:

A. Monophagous            

B. Oligophagous

C. Polyphagous

D. All of the above

Q59. Out of the following poisons which works as an antiicoagulant for the control of rats?

A. Zinc phosphide           

B. Strychmine

C. Warfarin        

D. Parathion

Q60.  Out of the following which is considered to be of agricultural importance:

A. Hydre sp        

B. Pheritima sp

C. Culex sp         

D. Hirudinea sp

Q61.  Palmitic and Oleic acids are prominent fatty acids in insects and comprise:

A. Over 40% of the total fatty acids         

B. Over 50% of the total fatty acids

C. Over 60% of the total fatty acids         

D. Over 70% of the total fatty acids

Q62.  Peritrophic membrane is absent in:

A. Orthoptera   

B. Isoptera

C. Coleoptera   

D. Hemiptera

Q63.  Pest of maize belonging to family Crambidae:

A. Chilo partellus             

B. Sesamia inferens

C. Tanyrhecus indicus    

D. Mythimna separata

Q64.  Pest of paddy belonging to family Fulgoridae:

A. Tryporyza incertulus 

B. Nilalparvata lugens

C. Nephotettix apicalis  

D. Leptocorisa acuta

Q65. Pest of sorghum belonging to order Diptera:

A. Chilo partellus             

B. Rhopalosiphum maidis

C. Bagrada cruciferarum               

D. Atherigona soccata

Q66.  Pest population that produces incremental damage equal to the cost of preventing the damage is:

A. GEL  


C. EIL    


Q67.  Pheromones are also known as:

A. Antibiotics    

B. Ectohomones

C. Hormones     

D. Attractants

Q68.  Pheromones are synthesized by:

A. Thoracic glands           

B. Glandular epidermal cells

C. Neuro-secretory cells              

D. All of the above

Q69.  Photate is a ____ insecticide:

A. Systemic        

B. Contact plus systemic

C. Contact          

D. Contact plus stomach

Q70. Phosdrin is a __ insecticide:

A. Slow fumigant             

B. Systemic

C. Systemic plus contact               

D. Contact

Q71.  Piercing and sucking type of mouth parts are found in:

A. Grasshopper               

B. House fly

C. Aphids            

D. Beetles

Q72.  Plum moth and sphinx moth are the pests of:

A. Bengal gram 

B. Green gram

C. Black gram    

D. All of the above

Q73.  Pneumatic sprayers have been used in pest control for many years. A pneumatic sprayer:

A. Operates using wind or air     

B. Contains poisonous pesticide

C. Is a knapsack type sprayer     

D. Operates automatically

Q74.  Protein hydrolysate is used as an attractant for the control of:

A. Fruit fly          

B. White fly

C. Butterfly        

D. Sawfly

Q75.  Respiratory system in which 1 mesothoracic and 7 abdominal spiracles are functional is called:

A. Peripneustic

B. Hemipneustic

C. Amphipneustic           

D. Metapneustic

Q76.  Rodentiside is used to kill:

A. Rats and mites            

B. Insects

C. Weed              

D. None of these

Q77.  Rodolia cardinalis has been successful in controlling:

A. Apple              

B. Cottony cushion scale

C. Sugarcane shoot borer            

D. Pink boll worm

Q78.  Sanjose scale is a pest of:

A. Almond and Apple    

B. Pear and Plum

C. Mango and Guava     

D. Banana and Papaya

Q79.  Scale insect of citrus are controlled by:

A. B.H.C.             

B. Boardaux mixture

C. Hydrocarbon oils        

D. D.D.T.

Q80.  Severe incidence of red hairy caterpillar occurs under which one of the following sets of conditions?

A. High temperature and high soil moisture        

B. High temperature and low soil moisture

C. Low temperature and high soil temperature 

D. Low temperature and low soil moisture

Q81. Small apterous insects, compound eyes reduced or absent ectoparasites of birds and mammals are included in:

A. Thysanoptera              

B. Hymenoptera

C. Mallophaga  

D. Strepsiptera

Q82.  Species of fossil-insects known:

A. More than 10,000      

B. More than 20,000

C. Less than 5,000           

D. Less than 1,000

Q83.  Stem borer and pink borer can be controlled by:

A. Thimet           

B. Dithane Z-78

C. Aldrin              

D. All of them

Q84. Stick insects and leaf insects belong to the order:

A. Orthoptera   

B. Phasmida

C. Embioptera  

D. Dictyoptera

Q85. Stored grain insect-pests can easily be controlled by maintaining temperature at:

A. 135?F              

B. 150?F

C. 165?F

D. 120?F

Q86.  Stored grain pests can be killed by _____ hour exposure to 51.5-54.5?C.

A. 2       

B. 3

C. 5        

D. 7

Q87.  Sugarcane borer, which does not belong to family pyralidae:

A. Emmalocera depressella        

B. Chilo infuscatelus

C. Sesamia inferens       

D. Chilo auricilia

Q88.  Sugarcane leafhopper can be effectively controlled by the use of:

A. Malathion     

B. Lindane

C. Phosphilmidon            

D. Toxaphene

Q89.  Termite control can also be done by:

A. Tilling              

B. Clean cultivation

C. Irrigation        

D. Trap cropping

Q90.  The gland, which produces pheromone in queen honeybee:

A. Mandibular gland      

B. Maxillary gland

C. Labial gland   

D. Pharyngeal gland

Q91. Which one of the following pests is controlled through the application of a grease band around the tree trunk?

A. Mango mealy bug     

B. Trunk borer of mango

C. Codling moth of apple             

D. Woodlly aphis of apple

Q92.  Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?

A. Biological control-Cottony cushion scale          

B. Chemical control Maize stem borer

C. Cultural control – Locust          

D. Male sterilization technique – Screw wormfly

Q93. The alimentary canal of insect is derived from:

A. Ectoderm      

B. Ectoderm and endoderm

C. Mesoderm and endoderm    

D. Ectoderm and mesoderm

Q94.  The antennae are the appandages of which neuromere:

A. Triocerebrum              

B. Deutocerebrum

C. Labial ganglion             

D. Protocerebrum

Q95. Which one of the following insects has not much changed from it fossil records?

A. Butterfly        

B. Praying mantis

C. Cockroach     

D. Grasshopper

Q96.  The average locust swarm spreads over:

A. 5 square kilometers  

B. 10 square kilometers

C. 15 square kilometers

D. 20 square kilometers

Q97. The basis of antibiosis in corn against Heliothis zea is:

A. Nutritional imbalance              

B. Presence of growth inhibitor

C. Lethal silk factor         

D. Deficiency of nutrients

Q98.  The basis of antibiosis in corn against European corn borer is:

A. Nutritional imbalance              

B. Presence of growth inhibitors MBOA and DIMBOA

C. Presence of toxins    

D. Nutrition deficiency

Q99. The best method of control stored grain pests is:

A. Fumigation   

B. Systemic insecticide

C. Proper drying and storage     

D. Biological agents

Q100.  Which one of the following insecticides is the most suitable for the control of gram pod borer?


B. Aldrin

C. Endosulfan   

D. Dimethoate

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