Animal Adaptations Quiz Questions And Answers

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Animal Adaptations Quiz Questions And Answers

Have you studied animal adaptations during school? Take this animal adaptations quiz if you think you know everything about it. Your knowledge will be calculated according to your final score. Animal adaptation is something about the animals' behavior or physical characteristics that help them survive. In this quiz, you will find a variety of questions. Along with practice, you can learn many new things also. All the best for a perfect score! Also, if you like the quiz, share it with your friends, and compete with them.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A lion is an example of a producer in the food chain.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Nocturnal animals ___________________.
    • A. 

      Seek food during the day

    • B. 

      Sleep during the night

    • C. 

      Sleep during the day

    • D. 

      Do not sleep

  • 3. 
    In habitats where food is scarce (little to be found), some animals may have long necks to obtain food or special storage structures for food and water.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Organisms survive in habitats where their basic needs are met. Name the 5 basic needs:
  • 5. 
    "Egg -- larva -- pupa -- adult" is one example of the stages of metamorphosis.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    A place where an organism or group of organisms live and obtain food, air, water, shelter or space, or light needed to survive is called _________________________.
    • A. 

      A habitat

    • B. 

      A metamorphosis

    • C. 

      An adaptation

    • D. 

      Locomotion

  • 7. 
    A color or pattern that allows an animal to blend into its environment is called _____________________.
    • A. 

      Migration

    • B. 

      A behavioral adaptation

    • C. 

      Metamorphosis

    • D. 

      Camouflage

  • 8. 
    One advantage to camouflage is that it allows the animal to more easily sneak up on its prey.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Food chains contain three types of organisms. Which one is NOT part of the food chain?
    • A. 

      Producers

    • B. 

      Carpenters

    • C. 

      Consumers

    • D. 

      Decomposers

  • 10. 
    Which is NOT an example of locomotion?
    • A. 

      Swinging on vines

    • B. 

      Migration

    • C. 

      Hopping

    • D. 

      Crawling

  • 11. 
    If animals cannot adapt to changes in their environment, what is likely to happen?
    • A. 

      Extinction

    • B. 

      Locomotion

    • C. 

      Metamorphosis

    • D. 

      Hibernation

  • 12. 
    Changes in a habitat can affect the survival of an animal. Name 3 natural changes that can occur in an animal's habitat that will affect them?
  • 13. 
    Migration allows animals to take advantage of resources like food or water in one location when they run low in another location.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    One reason an animal may be nocturnal is the temperature in his habitat during the day is cold.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Humans can also affect an animal's habitat by doing things such as clearing land or building.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    The producers are the first organisms listed in a food chain, which includes any green plant which uses sunlight to make food.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Some animals begin as an egg and then undergo changes in their life cycle, such as in appearance, color, shape, or growth of new structures. This is called _____________________.
    • A. 

      Metamorphosis

    • B. 

      Adaptation

    • C. 

      Birth

    • D. 

      Camouflage

  • 18. 
    Migration is:
    • A. 

      The movement of animals over the same route at different times of the year.

    • B. 

      A form of locomotion.

    • C. 

      The movement of animals over the same route in the same season each year.

    • D. 

      A resting state that helps animals survive in the winter months.

  • 19. 
    Some animals have special adaptations for living in their particular habitat. For example, in a cold habitat animals may have ________________.
    • A. 

      Blubber

    • B. 

      Gills

    • C. 

      Venom

    • D. 

      Wings

  • 20. 
    Hibernation is a resting state that helps animals survive in the summer heat.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Which type of organism in a food chain gets its energy by eating other live plants or animals?
    • A. 

      Consumers

    • B. 

      Decomposers

    • C. 

      Producers

    • D. 

      Carpenters

  • 22. 
    Which is NOT an example of an animal's behavioral adaptation?
    • A. 

      Taking flight

    • B. 

      Mimicry

    • C. 

      Playing dead

    • D. 

      Claws

  • 23. 
    Decomposers are often not listed in the food chain even though they are the final link.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Worms are an example of decomposers, which get their  energy from feeding on and breaking down dead plants and animals.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    An adaptation is:
    • A. 

      A place where an organism lives.

    • B. 

      A characteristic that improves the organism's ability to survive.

    • C. 

      A stage in an animal's life cycle.

    • D. 

      A characteristic the prevents an organism's ability to survive.

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