1. How are insects classified?
A. By the environment in which they live
B. By the food they eat
C. By the structure of the mouth
D. By the number and type of wings
2. The word common in paragraph 2 is closest in meaning to
A. normal B. rare C. Important D. necessary
3. The author compares labrum and labium to
A. an upper and lower lip C. maxillae
B. mandibles D. jaws
4. What is the proboscis?
B. A tube constructed of modified maxillae
C. A kind of butterfly
5. Which of the following have mandibles and maxillae that have been modified to sharp stylets?
A. Grasshopper B. Butterflies C. Mosquitoes D. Houseflies
6. The phrase drill through in paragraph 2 could best be replaced by
A. penetrate B. saturate C. explore D. distinguish
7. The word it in paragraph 2 refers to
A. pad B. food C. Housefly D. Mouth
8. What is the best title for this passage?
A. An Insect’s Environment C. Grasshoppers and Beetles
B. The Structure of an Insect D. The Stages of Life of an Insect
9. What is the purpose of this passage?
A. To complain. B. To persuade. C. To entertain. D.To inform