STUDY QUESTIONS FOR MODULE THREE
A rat can compress his body and squeeze through an opening as small as:
A. l/4-inch high
B. l/2-inch high
C. l-inch high
D. 2-inches high
Rats are a major carrier of rabies.
Rats will avoid anything new that appears in their territory.
from their nest looking for food and water and
Rats commonly travel a distance of
patrolling their territory.
A. 10 to 25 feet
B. 100 to 150 feet
C. 1 to 2 miles
D. None of the above
Which of the following is not true about adult rat droppings:
A. They average 5/16-inch long
B. Fresh droppings are black or nearly black
C. The highest number of droppings will be found where rats rest or feed
D. A single rat can produce 50 droppings in a day
Longterm, the most successful form of rat control is rat-proofing ("building them out").
When applying rodenticides, they should be placed:
A. In locations not accessible to children, pets, wildlife, and domestic animals
B. In tamper-proof bait boxes
C. Only outdoors
D. All of the above
E. `A' or `B'
Tracking powder kills rats because:
A. Rats swallow tracking powder when they groom their fur
B. Tracking powder is a powdery rodenticide bait
C. Tracking powder is absorbed dermally through the rats' skin
D. `B' and `C'
E. none of the above
The key to rat control is to control rat populations, not individual rats.
For Answers refer to Appendix A
Module Three Chapter 2, Pg 11