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All animals have to eat food to live and grow. Some animals eat only plants. They are called herbivores. Some animals eat only meat. They are called carnivores. Some animals eat both plants and meat. They are called omnivores. Which animalsare herbivores? Which are carnivores? Which are omnivores? You can group animals by what they eat.


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  • 1. 

    The rhinoceros looks like a meat-eater. But the rhino is a herbivore. Herbivores eat _____  _____.

    • A.

      Only plants

    • B.

      Only animals

    • C.

      Only omnivores

    • D.

      Only carnivores

    Correct Answer
    A. Only plants
    Explanation
    The rhinoceros looks like a meat-eater because of its large size and sharp horns. However, it is actually a herbivore, meaning it only eats plants. This is because its diet primarily consists of grasses, leaves, and fruits. Despite its appearance, the rhino's teeth and digestive system are adapted for processing plant material, not meat. Therefore, the correct answer is "Only plants."

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  • 2. 

    Tom is eating a beefburger. It is in a bun with lettuce and tomato. Tom is an _____.

    • A.

      Herbivore

    • B.

      Omnivore

    • C.

      Carnivore

    • D.

      Decomposer

    Correct Answer
    B. Omnivore
    Explanation
    Tom is eating a beefburger, which contains beef, lettuce, and tomato. The fact that he is consuming both animal (beef) and plant-based (lettuce and tomato) foods suggests that he is an omnivore. Omnivores are organisms that have the ability to consume and digest both plant and animal matter.

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  • 3. 

    Herbivores eat only plants. Which one of these animals is a herbivore?

    • A.

      Badger

    • B.

      Fox

    • C.

      Eagle

    • D.

      Sheep

    Correct Answer
    D. Sheep
    Explanation
    Sheep is a herbivore because it only eats plants.

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  • 4. 

    Carnivores only eat meat. They eat other animals. Which one of these is a carnivore?

    • A.

      Greenfly

    • B.

      Elephant

    • C.

      Deer

    • D.

      Ladybird

    Correct Answer
    D. Ladybird
    Explanation
    A carnivore is an animal that only eats meat, and in this question, the only option that fits this description is the ladybird. Ladybirds are insects that primarily feed on other insects, such as aphids. Greenflies, elephants, and deer are not carnivores as they have a diet that consists of plants or a combination of plants and other food sources.

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  • 5. 

    A lot of animals are omnivores. They will eat whatever they can. Which one of these animals is an omnivore?

    • A.

      Eagle

    • B.

      Rabbit

    • C.

      Giraffe

    • D.

      Chicken

    Correct Answer
    D. Chicken
    Explanation
    Chickens are omnivores because they have a diet that consists of both plants and animals. They eat a variety of foods including grains, seeds, insects, worms, and even small mammals or reptiles if they come across them. This diverse diet makes them adaptable to different environments and allows them to obtain the necessary nutrients for their survival.

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  • 6. 

    Omnivores naturally eat both plants and animals. Which one of these animals is an omnivore?

    • A.

      Cow

    • B.

      Tiger

    • C.

      Chimpanzee

    • D.

      Wolf

    Correct Answer
    C. Chimpanzee
    Explanation
    Chimpanzees are omnivores because they naturally consume both plants and animals. They have a varied diet that includes fruits, leaves, insects, and occasionally small mammals. This makes them adaptable to different environments and food sources, allowing them to survive in a variety of habitats.

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  • 7. 

    VHCows and sheep are not the only herbivores. Lots of animals only eat plants. Which one of these is a herbivore?

    • A.

      Spider

    • B.

      Caterpillar

    • C.

      Pig

    • D.

      Monkey

    Correct Answer
    B. Caterpillar
    Explanation
    The correct answer is caterpillar because caterpillars are known to be herbivores. They primarily feed on plants, specifically leaves, and have specialized mouthparts designed for chewing plant material. Unlike spiders, pigs, and monkeys, caterpillars do not consume other animals or rely on meat as a food source.

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  • 8. 

    Carnivores eat meat. Carnivores eat other animals for their food. Which one of these animals is a carnivore?

    • A.

      Zebra

    • B.

      Gazelle

    • C.

      Giraffe

    • D.

      Lion

    Correct Answer
    D. Lion
    Explanation
    The correct answer is lion because lions are known to be carnivores, meaning they eat meat. Lions primarily feed on other animals for their food, making them a prime example of a carnivorous animal.

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  • 9. 

    The tiger is a big cat. It is a carnivore. Carnivores eat _____  _____.

    • A.

      Fresh vegetables

    • B.

      Green vegetables

    • C.

      Other animals

    • D.

      Only fish

    Correct Answer
    C. Other animals
    Explanation
    The tiger is a carnivore, which means it primarily eats other animals. This is because carnivores have specialized teeth and digestive systems that are adapted for consuming and digesting meat. Therefore, the correct answer is "Other animals."

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  • 10. 

    A rabbit eats grass. A fox eats the rabbit. Which living thing makes the food for the fox?

    • A.

      Grass

    • B.

      Rabbit

    • C.

      Fox

    • D.

      Cow

    Correct Answer
    A. Grass
    Explanation
    The grass is the living thing that makes the food for the fox. This is because the rabbit, which is a herbivore, eats the grass. The fox, in turn, preys on the rabbit, making the grass the primary source of food in this food chain.

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