Basic Mentors Exam Sample Quiz

1. What stage of a bees life is this?

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  • A.  Morphic Insectovia
  • B.  Larva
  • C.  Egg
  • D.  Purple

2. What stage of a bees life is this?

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  • A.  Larva
  • B.  Egg
  • C.  Adult
  • D.  infected

3. What does the comb contain that these bees are on?

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  • A. Brood
  • B. Larva
  • C. Honey
  • D.  AFB

4. These are examples of what?

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  • A. Bees clustering
  • B. Honey cells
  • C. Queen cells
  • D.  irregular placement

5. What is this parasite?

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  • A.  Varroa Destructor
  • B.  Common bedbug
  • C.  American Foul Brood
  • D.  American Dog Tick

6. What is the parasite in this bee?

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  • A.  Varroa Destructor
  • B. Common bee aphid
  • C.  Brown tick
  • D.  Newly hatched baby bee

7. This is an image of?

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  • A.  Capped Brood
  • B.  American Foul Brood
  • C.  European Foul Brood
  • D.  Honey

8. This is a sign of?

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  • A.  Fertile Queen
  • B.  Overflowing Honey
  • C.  Laying Worker
  • D.  Queen Cells

9. Which statement is true about honey?

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  • A.  It can be made into Mead
  • B.  It contain glucose & fructose
  • C.  Risk of fermentation is reduced when its water content is below 18%
  • D.  All of the above

10. This is an image of?

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A.  Normal brood

B.  Hornets

C.  Queen cup/cell

D. Drone comb

11. Which statement is true?

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  • A.  Varroa can spread disease & infect a hive to death.
  • B.  Varroa is readily treated with Fumigilin G
  • C.  The impact of Varroa is insignificant
  • D.  You should never do mite counts

12. What is this an image of?

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  • A.  Hybrid Drone
  • B.  A large worker bee
  • C.  Queen
  • D.  Cockroach in the hive

13. Which example is the proper installation of queen?

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  • A. Verify Hive is queenless, make sure it has not gone laying worker, introduce queen in cage on frames, observe response, if good, remove cork, check in a few days.
  • B. Open queen cage and put in entrance reducer
  • C.  Verify hive is queenless, remove cork, put queen cage in hive, check in 10 days
  • D.   Verify hive has queen, open cage, release queen.

14. Bee sting can cause reactions, how should you respond if it happens?

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A.  Ignore it and it will go away

B.  First signs of anaphylactic shock or other life threatening symptoms call 911

C. Ignore it and it will go away

D. Ignore it and it will go away

15. Bees usually fill a 10 frame brood box like this:

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  • A.  Alternating brood and honey frames
  • B. 1-2 outer frames on each end contain honey, pollen, and drone brood and the center 6-7 frames are the brood nest.
  • C.  The left side is the brood and right side is the honey
  • D.  They checker-board the frames

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