Human Interactions with Insects Quiz
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Human Interactions with Insects Quiz

Test your knowledge about the various ways humans interact with insects, including practical uses for food and textiles, as well as symbolic representations in art and literature. Explore the positive and negative aspects of insect interactions in society.

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What is the term used to describe the study of the interaction between insects and human society?

Cultural entomology

What is the effect of the widespread use of insecticides on insect pests?

Increase in resistance

Which academic discipline deals mostly with 'advanced' societies in the study of insects and society?

Cultural entomology

Which academic discipline deals mostly with 'primitive' societies in the study of insects and society?

<p>Ethnoentomology</p> Signup and view all the answers

In addition to cultural entomology and ethnoentomology, what academic discipline is rooted in anthropology and natural history?

<p>Entomology</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary focus of cultural entomology and ethnoentomology?

<p>Influence of insects on human populations</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which of the following is NOT a practical use of insects in human society?

<p>Art</p> Signup and view all the answers

Who developed ethnoentomology from the 19th century?

<p>Henry Walter Bates</p> Signup and view all the answers

What did Frederick Simon Bodenheimer draw attention to in his book 'Insects as Human Food'?

<p>The potential of entomophagy</p> Signup and view all the answers

Who described insect life and communicated their meaning to people 'with imagination and brilliance'?

<p>Jean Henri Fabre</p> Signup and view all the answers

In what year did Erwin Schimitschek claim cultural entomology as a branch of insect studies?

<p>1968</p> Signup and view all the answers

According to Charles Hogue, which of the following is NOT a basic area of activity for humans?

<p>Learning</p> Signup and view all the answers

What did Hans Zinsser's classic 'Rats, Lice and History' show about insects?

<p>Their significance in human history</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the most studied topic in ethnoentomology?

<p>Food</p> Signup and view all the answers

'Culture' consists of the social behaviour and norms found in human societies, and transmitted through ________.

<p>Social learning</p> Signup and view all the answers

'Material culture' covers physical expressions such as technology, architecture, and ________.

<p>'Insects as Human Food'</p> Signup and view all the answers

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