Life Cycle of a Mosquito
1)At which stage of a mosquito’s life cycle does moulting takes place?
  

2)Why does only the female mosquito require a blood meal?
  

3)What do the larvae feed on?
  

4)Anopheles mosquito carries Plasmodium that causes malaria in which of the following?
  

5)The diagram given below represents the comma-shaped stage in a mosquito’s life cycle. In which stage is the mosquito shaped like a comma?
  

6)Larvae swim either through propulsion with their mouth brushes, or by jerky movements of their entire bodies, giving them the common name of _____.
  

7)The mosquito larvae spend most of their time hanging upside down at the surface, sucking in oxygen through ______________.
  

8)The mosquito pupae must take in oxygen from time to time through two breathing tubes known as ___________.
  

9)Which of the following describes the process of moulting?
  

10)Name a common disease caused by mosquitoes.
  

11)___________mosquitoes have the mouth parts necessary for sucking blood.
  

12)A mosquito has four stages in its life span: (I) Egg stage (II) Larva stage (III) Pupa stage (IV) Adult stage. The mosquito requires food only during which stages?
  


  


Cite this Simulator: