Animal Adaptations And Symbosis

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Animal Adaptations And Symbosis - Quiz

This is a quiz on animal adaptations and symbosis.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Give an example of parasitism.
  • 2. 
    What does the word "adapt" mean?
    • A. 

      Fix something

    • B. 

      Change

    • C. 

      Surroundings

    • D. 

      Blow

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is a physical adaptation?
    • A. 

      Sharks have fins to help them swim

    • B. 

      Birds flying south for the winter

    • C. 

      Porcupine extending quill when threatened

    • D. 

      Bats eating at night

  • 4. 
    What does instinct mean?
    • A. 

      Behaviors that are wrong

    • B. 

      Behaviors learned from their parents

    • C. 

      Behavior that an organism inherits

    • D. 

      Behaviors learned from their friends

  • 5. 
    What are learned behaviors?
    • A. 

      Behaviors learned from their friends

    • B. 

      Behaviors that an organism inherits

    • C. 

      Behaviors that are wrong

    • D. 

      Behaviors learned from their parents

  • 6. 
    What happens when animal do not "fit in" with their surroundings?
    • A. 

      They die

    • B. 

      They eat more

    • C. 

      They sleep

    • D. 

      They run

  • 7. 
    What is one example of how animals adapt in their environment in order to survive?
    • A. 

      They hibernate

    • B. 

      They migrate

    • C. 

      They use camouflage

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    Why do animals eat a lot before hibernating?
    • A. 

      To make themselves sleepy

    • B. 

      To build up a layer of fat

    • C. 

      Because happens to be more food around at that time of year

    • D. 

      They are really hungry

  • 9. 
    What is camouflage?
    • A. 

      The ability to blend in with your environment

    • B. 

      A tendency for some animals to play dead

    • C. 

      A way some animals to attract mates

    • D. 

      Flying south for the winter

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is not a reason some animals use camouflage?
    • A. 

      To get food

    • B. 

      To play hunting games with members of their own species

    • C. 

      To keep from becoming food

  • 11. 
    What is migration?
    • A. 

      The instinctive movement of a group of animals

    • B. 

      When people move animal from one area to antoher

    • C. 

      A mass death of a group of animals

    • D. 

      When animals hunt for food

  • 12. 
    What is symbosis?
    • A. 

      Life together

    • B. 

      Things that run to water

    • C. 

      Storing up fat for the winter

    • D. 

      Something an organism does when it is tired

  • 13. 
    What are the three types of symbiotic relationships?
    • A. 

      Parasites, milkshakes, and common sense

    • B. 

      Commensalsim, money, and parasites

    • C. 

      Mulualism, community, and plurals

    • D. 

      Mutualism, commensalism, and parasitism

  • 14. 
    What is commensalism?
    • A. 

      Good for me, good for you

    • B. 

      Good for me, doesn't bother you

    • C. 

      Good for me, bad for you

    • D. 

      Bad for the both of us

  • 15. 
    What is parasitism?
    • A. 

      Good for me, bad for you

    • B. 

      Good for me, good for you

    • C. 

      Good for me, doesn't bother you

    • D. 

      Bad for both of us

  • 16. 
    What is mutualism?
    • A. 

      Good for me, doesn't bother you

    • B. 

      Good for me, bad for you

    • C. 

      Good for me, good for you

    • D. 

      Bad for both of us

  • 17. 
    How does a crocodile benefit from a bird eating form its mouth?
    • A. 

      It gets clean teeth

    • B. 

      It gets to eat the bird

    • C. 

      It gets a defense against flies

    • D. 

      It gets to floss with the bird's feathers

  • 18. 
    What is natural selection?
    • A. 

      Where people select natural things

    • B. 

      Where animals select natural things

    • C. 

      The survival of the fittest

    • D. 

      When the fittest win an award

  • 19. 
    How does natural selection work?
    • A. 

      Those who are best adapted to their environment survive and reproduce

    • B. 

      The biggest animals survive and reproduce

    • C. 

      The smallest animals survive and reproduce

    • D. 

      The smartest animals survive and reproduce

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