The sound of "ZZZT" on a lovely spring evening may be the sound of insects being vaporized. Knowing what products are available to help you deal with insects may make your outdoor living space more livable. Take this quiz to see how up to date your bug zapper knowledge is.
What type of candle may repel bugs?
How does a bug zapper actually kill bugs?
The bug zapper housing may have a ________ design, to prevent touching of the electrified parts.
What attracts insects to the bug zapper?
What electrifies the bug zapper?
What type of light may be better seen by insects?
How many bugs may be put to death in one evening?
Why are bug zappers ineffective against mosquitoes?
Mosquitoes are not attracted to ultraviolet light
Mosquitoes are repelled by ultraviolet light.
Neither answer is correct.
What is a criticism of bug zappers?
harmless insects are killed
harm nearby ecosystems
Why are mosquitoes attracted to humans?
carbon dioxide from human breath
carbon dioxide from human sweat
What is essential for mosquito control?
destruction of female mosquitoes
destruction of mosquitoes eggs
Why is standing water detrimental to mosquito control?
Mosquitoes lay their eggs in standing water.
Mosquitoes are attracted to standing water.
Mosquitoes drink the standing water.
What is the use of malathion?
toxic to mosquito larvae and mosquitoes
What type of pesticide is recommended for human use?