Insect Life Cycles and Adaptions for Nutrition

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  • Created on: 22-04-14 11:32

1. Which regions in the human gut are involved in absorption?

  • Oesophagus and stomach
  • Stomach and small intestine
  • Mouth, stomach and small intestine
  • Stomach, small intestine and large intestine
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2. What is the correct difference between the dentition of a carnivore and a herbivore?

  • Carnivores have a horny pad for gripping onto prey, herbivores do not
  • Herbivores have a diastema, whereas carnivores do not
  • A carnivore's canines are indistinguishable from its other teeth, herbivores have distinguished canines
  • Herbivores have specially developed carnassials for grinding down plant material, carnivores do not

3. What are the two different types of insect life cycles?

  • Incomplete metamorphosis and complete metamorphosis
  • Exopterygota metamorphosis and Endopterygota metamorphosis
  • Irregular metamorphosis and regular metamorphosis
  • Complete metamorphosis and developing metamorphosis

4. Why do humans have a gut of intermediate length between carnivores and herbivores?

  • Carnivores and herbivores can regurgitate their food it needs to digest it further
  • Humans are omnivores (eat both meat and plant material)
  • Humans do not need to digest cellulose
  • The human gut is more efficient than a herbivore gut

5. Where in the human gut does absorption take place?

  • Stomach, small intestine and large intestine
  • Large intestine
  • Small intestine and large intestine
  • Mouth and large intestine


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