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Derris: Quiz

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Question 1: Derris is a climbing leguminous plant of Southeast Asia and the southwest Pacific islands, including ________.
New GuineaNiuePalauNew Caledonia

Question 2: Despite its toxicity, Derris is used as a food plant by the larvae of numerous ________ species including Batrachedra amydraula.
GalacticidaeCallidulidaeLepidopteraChoreutidae

Question 3: Its roots contain ________, a strong insecticide and fish poison.
RotenoneMPP+MPTP6-Hydroxydopamine

Question 4: Also known as Derris powder, it was formerly used as an organic ________ used to control pests on crops such as peas.
MalathionOrganophosphateInsecticidePesticide







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