One of the most annoying and hard to avoid insects is the tiny mosquito. This insect, which is notorious for carrying serious diseases, can be found almost anywhere that a human can venture. Stopping over in a mosquito-infested area can turn an adventure into a nightmare in moments. Take our quiz to learn more about the mosquito.
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What insect is considered the most dangerous to man by most experts?
Question 2 of 20
What is a fact about mosquitoes that many people are unaware of?
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What other agents besides mosquitoes carry and transmit viral encephalitis?
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Is there anywhere in the world that is mosquito free?
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What is the highest altitude that mosquitoes have been found living successfully?
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How many known species of mosquito are there?
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How many eggs do mosquitoes lay at a time?
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What is the average life span of an adult female mosquito?
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What is the average life span of a male mosquito?
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What is the scientific name of the common house mosquito?
Question 11 of 20
From where does the name mosquito originate?
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During what part of the day are mosquitoes typically active?
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How is that annoying high pitched buzzing sound made by mosquitoes?
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What is a common name given to mosquito larvae?
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What do mosquito pupae eat for the few days before they are full-grown, rise to the surface and shed their skin?
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What is it that female mosquitoes require from humans in order to reproduce?
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Why is it that you itch at the location where you suffer a mosquito bite?
Question 18 of 20
What disease-causing protozoan must go through part of its life cycle in a mosquito before it can infect humans?
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What is the most effective way to control mosquitoes and reduce their numbers?
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