Can You Really Pass This Animal Diversity Quiz?

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Can You Really Pass This Animal Diversity Quiz?

The animal world is such an interesting place. Learning how they live should be on everyone's bucket list. Perhaps you have some level of knowledge on the diversity of animals, take this quiz to find out more!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following adaptations help to make sharks such good predators?
    • A. 

      Rough skin

    • B. 

      Streamlined body

    • C. 

      Poor sense of smell

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    Some tribes of the Amazon rainforest obtain a poison for their hunting arrows from certain brightly coloured frogs. Why are these frogs brightly coloured?
    • A. 

      To keep them cool

    • B. 

      It makes their skin completely waterproof

    • C. 

      The poison in the frogs makes their skin turn brightly coloured

    • D. 

      For protection

  • 3. 
    The jackrabbit is an animal that lives in the desert. One of its adaptations is that it has much larger ears than rabbits living in Britain. Which of the following is the least likely to be true?
    • A. 

      Bigger ears can help it to hear predators coming

    • B. 

      It can lose heat from its ears instead of sweating

    • C. 

      Hot air muffles sound so it needs bigger ears to hear

    • D. 

      Big ears are more attractive during the mating season

  • 4. 
    Why is the evolutionary record of the horse so well documented?
    • A. 

      They started small and evolved to become larger

    • B. 

      There is a very good fossil record

    • C. 

      It is a popular animal

    • D. 

      Only one scientist has ever worked on it

  • 5. 
    Animals compete with each other for which of the following resources?
    • A. 

      A habitat

    • B. 

      A territory

    • C. 

      An ecosystem

    • D. 

      An adaptation

  • 6. 
    Arctic animals have which adaptation to allow survival?
    • A. 

      Brown fur in the summer and white fur in the winter for camouflage

    • B. 

      Thick layer of fat so they can survive hibernation

    • C. 

      Small eyes and ears to keep out the cold

    • D. 

      Ability to swim faster than their prey

  • 7. 
    Animals can display features similar to those of poisonous animals, to deter predators. What is this known as?
    • A. 

      Marquetry

    • B. 

      Mimicry

    • C. 

      Mockery

    • D. 

      Minimalism

  • 8. 
    What is the benefit of camouflage to an animal?
    • A. 

      Helps it to thermoregulate

    • B. 

      Ensures that it blends in with the surroundings

    • C. 

      Makes sure that the predator or prey cannot see it as easily

    • D. 

      Helps to cool it down

  • 9. 
    What is the name of this bird?
    • A. 

      Coot

    • B. 

      Ringed Plover

    • C. 

      Corn Crake

    • D. 

      Northern Lapwing

  • 10. 
    What is the name of this bird?
    • A. 

      Common Moorhen

    • B. 

      Lapwing

    • C. 

      Coot

    • D. 

      Little Ringed Plover