Birds Quiz

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Birds Quiz
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1.  Birds are often grouped by their
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2.  Birds are
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3.  A group of small feathers that bones of the medial digit support.
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4.  Birds have a
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5.  True or false. Plumage is never shed or replaced.
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6.  Feathers that are usually symmetrical and line the body and cover the base of the flight feathers
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7.  Birds use what type of navigation?
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8.  Bird younglings are
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9.  Feathers that lie below contour feathers and are included within plumulaceous feathers
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10.  All of the following are characteristics of the digestive system in birds except
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11.  Birds are now classified in the same group as
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12.  Additional flying muscles attach to a keel along the
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13.  The covering of feathers is called
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14.  Flattened, tightly closed feathers that create aerodynamic surfaces, such as those of wings and tails are called
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15.  Both birds and reptiles have a small opening for reproduction and excretion called the
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16.  Feathers that line the tip and trailing edge of the wing are called
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17.  True or false. Some birds have only one mate while others have multiple mates.
18.  The two primary functions of feathers are
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19.  True or false. Cerebral hemispheres are larger in reptiles than in birds.
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20.  Feathers that have a rudimentary shaft to which a wispy tuft of barbs and barbules is attached
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21.  The group of eggs laid and chicks produced by a female is called a
22.  Braces the pectoral girdle against the sternum and serves as an additional site for the attachment of flight muscles.
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23.  True or false. Birds have a great sense of olfaction.
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24.  All of the following are characteristics of birds except
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25.  True or False. Birds can regulate their own body temperature.
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26.  True or False. Some bones of flying birds have large air spaces to lighten the skeleton for flight.
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27.  How does flight work in birds?
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28.  Bird wings form a(n)
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29.  Birds share all but which of the following with reptiles?
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30.  Birds are
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