Animal Adaptations

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Animal Adaptations

Organisms are adapted to their habitats.   Physical and behavioral features allow them to not only survive but to thrive in their niches.   Take this quiz to test your knowledge about animal adaptations.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Features that allow an animal to survive and thrive in its environment are called __________________.
    • A. 

      Niches

    • B. 

      Characteristics

    • C. 

      Adaptations

    • D. 

      Ecosystems

  • 2. 
    Things that are a part of the animals body are ____________________ adaptations.
    • A. 

      Physical

    • B. 

      Behavior

    • C. 

      Characteristic

    • D. 

      Action

  • 3. 
    An animal's actions which help it survive are considered _______________________ adaptations.
    • A. 

      Physical

    • B. 

      Behavior

    • C. 

      Characteristic

    • D. 

      Camoflage

  • 4. 
    Features of an organism's body that help it hide from things that want to eat it are _________________ adaptations.
    • A. 

      Behavior

    • B. 

      Feeding

    • C. 

      Predator

    • D. 

      Prey

  • 5. 
    Features of an organism's body that help it capture and kill its food are ____________________ adaptations.
    • A. 

      Behavior

    • B. 

      Climate

    • C. 

      Predator

    • D. 

      Prey

  • 6. 
    Migrating from one area to another is an example of a __________________ adaptation.
    • A. 

      Physical

    • B. 

      Behavior

    • C. 

      Predator

    • D. 

      Prey

  • 7. 
    A cheeta's extreme speed is a _______________________ adaptation.
    • A. 

      Physical

    • B. 

      Behavior

    • C. 

      Climate

    • D. 

      Prey

  • 8. 
    Animals develop physical adaptations ______________________________.
    • A. 

      By changing the things they do to survive.

    • B. 

      As offspring with the adaptation breed and produce new offspring with the same adaptation.

    • C. 

      When they migrate from one location to another and have to find new things to eat.

    • D. 

      In only a generation or two, as the climate changes.

  • 9. 
    Blending in to the surrounding habitat is a physical feature known as ______________________.
    • A. 

      Adapting

    • B. 

      Hiding

    • C. 

      Blending in

    • D. 

      Camoflage

  • 10. 
    Animals adaptations help the define their ________________ in the ecosystem.
    • A. 

      Habitat

    • B. 

      Niche

    • C. 

      Food chain

    • D. 

      Friends