Mosquitoes not only buzz and bite, leaving you with an itchy, red mark. Take this quiz to learn about the wonders of the Mosquito Magnet, a simple contraption which can help you eliminate mosquitoes from your home.
What is the main disease carried by mosquitoes in tropical regions?
West Nile Virus
What is the best way to prevent getting bitten by a mosquito?
Use DEET to deter the mosquitoes.
Use citronella candles to confuse the mosquitoes.
Kill the mosquitoes.
Why do mosquitoes need blood?
What do mosquito sensors detect in order to find blood?
Which animal is a perfect mosquito trap?
Since a real cow does not make a practical mosquito trap, an artificial cow trap has been created that includes:
a vacuuming system
How is carbon dioxide created in a mosquito trap?
What is used to break down propane into carbon dioxide and water in a mosquito trap?
The catalyst used in a mosquito trap is a ceramic coated in which material?
What material is used in a mosquito trap to create the plant chemical signature?
Which group of mosquitoes is attracted by octenol?
non-native tiger mosquitoes
native American mosquitoes
Mosquitoes that are attracted to the trap get sucked into the trap by a fan that acts like a vacuum cleaner. What happens to them once inside the trap?
They are poisoned and die.
They dehydrate and die.
They are crushed to death.
What may cause a mosquito trap to be ineffective?
both of the above
Where should a mosquito trap be placed in relation to the mosquitoes' breeding place?
on the same plane
How long does a mosquito trap need to be in place in order to have a significant effect?