Insect Life Cycles and Adaptions for Nutrition

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1. What are the stages in complete metamorphosis?

  • Egg > Larva > Pupa > Adult
  • Egg > Adolescent > Pupa > Larva > Adult
  • Egg > Pupa > Larva > Adult
  • Egg > Larva > Adult
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2. Which regions in the human gut are involved in absorption?

  • Mouth, stomach and small intestine
  • Stomach, small intestine and large intestine
  • Oesophagus and stomach
  • Stomach and small intestine

3. 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

4. What are the stages in incomplete metamorphosis?

  • Egg > Nymph (or instars) > Adult (or imago)
  • Egg > Pupa > Nymph (or instars) > Adult (or imago)
  • Egg > Adult (or imago) > Nymph (or instars)
  • Egg > Adolescent > Nymph (or instars) > Adult (or imago)

5. What is the correct difference between the dentition of a carnivore and a herbivore?

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


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