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Roof rats have a head and body that is 6 to 8 inches long and the tail measures at about 7 to 10 inches?
a) True
b) False

a) True

Mouse droppings are about how long?
a) 1/2 inch
b) 3/4th to 1 inch
c) 1/16th to 1/8th inch
d) 1/8th to 1/4th inch

d) 1/8th to 1/4th inch

Norway rats prefer to live in attics?
a) True
b) False

b) False

Roof rats or great climbers?
a) True
b) False

a) True

Mice need about 1/10 of an ounce of food per day and need very little water?
a) True
b) False

a) True

Roof rats are strictly vegetarian?
a) True
b) False

b) False

Norway rat droppings are about how long?
a) 1/2 inch
b) 3/4th to 1 inch
c) 1/16th to 1/8th inch
d) 1/8th to 1/4th inch

b) 3/4th to 1 inch

The house mouse head and body are about 2 to 3 1/2 inches long and the tail is about 3 to 4 inches long?
a) True
b) False

a) True

Roof rat droppings are about how long?
a) 1/2 inch
b) 3/4th to 1 inch
c) 1/16th to 1/8th inch
d) 1/8th to 1/4th inch

a) 1/2 inch

A norway rat needs about 1/2 of food per day?
a) True
b) False

b) False

The house mouse may have 8 litters per year with 4-7 young per litter?
a) True
b) False

a) True

Which of the following rodents is likely to be found in underground burrows?
a) House mouse
b) Roof rat
c) Norway rat
d) All the above

c) Norway rat

Norway rats may have 4 to 7 litters per year with 4 to 6 young per litter?
a) True
b) False

b) False

Mice are omnivores and will eat almost anything?
a) True
b) False

a) True

Roof rats will have about 6 to 8 litters per year with 4 to 8 young per litter?
a) True
b) False

b) False

Deer mice harvest mice and pocket mice may invade homes located Newfields?
a) True
b) False

a) True

House mice are very adaptable need very little space and may never leave the house?
a) True
b) False

a) True

Norway rats prefer to eat which of the following?
a) Fish
b) Meat
c) Grains
d) all the above

d) All the above

Which of the following is most likely to nest in trees and vines?
a) House mouse
b) Roof rat
c) Norway rat
d) All the above

b) Roof rat

Roof rats need about 1/2 to 1 ounce of food and water per day?
a) True
b) False

a) True

What are the 10 rodent signs you should see smell or listen for during a road inspection?

Droppings tracks gnawing damage burrows runways grease marks urine stains live or dead rodents rodent sounds rodent odors

When rodent proofing for mice any opening greater than _____ inch should be filled

1/4

Steel wool is an excellent material for sealing rodent holes?
a) True
b) False

b) False

Multiple catch traps work very well for trapping roof rats?
a) True
b) False

b) False

Mice dont travel far so mouse traps should be installed how far apart for a small infestation?
a) 2 feet
b) 6 feet
c) 10 feet
d) 20 feet

c) 10 feet

When rodent proofing for rats any opening greater than______ inch should be filled

1/2

Trees should be cut back at least_____ feet away from the structure

4

Rodents have very poor eyesight and they follow walls or surfaces with their vibrissae
a) True
b) False

a) True

Expanding foam is easy to use and works great for rodent proofing?
a) True
b) False

b) False

Glue boards work well for trapping rats in the attic's?
a) True
b) False

b) False

Anticoagulants baits will kill rats and mice instantly?
a) True
b) False

b) false

Strychnine and zinc phosphide are single-dose acute poisons?
a) True
b) False

a) True

Compound 1080 is highly toxic and commonly used to treat rodent infestations in homes?
a) True
b) False

b) False

The antidote for an anticoagulant is which of the following?
a) Antropine
b) Vitamin K
c) None of the above

b) Vitamin K

Rodent bait stations must be secured in which of the following matters
a) Chained
b) Staked
c) Attached
d) Glued down
e) All the above

e) All the above

Rodent baits are recommended to be used on the inside of structures to control rodents?
a) True
b) False

b) False

1/4th inch wire mesh and sheet metal are excellent materials for rodent proofing?
a) True
b) False

a) True

A doggie door may allow rodents to enter a structure?
a) True
b) False

a) True

The best kind of bait to use on traps is which of the following?
a) Seeds
b) Cotton
c) Meat
d) Peanuts
e) What the rodents are currently eating

e) What the rodents are currently eating

New snap traps are better for trapping rodents than old or used traps?
a) True
b) False

b) False