Animal Behavior And Adaptations Quiz!

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Animal Behavior And Adaptations Quiz!

Are you familiar with animal behavior and adaptations? It would help if you tried this awesome quiz. Animal behavior and adaptions encompass changes in behavior that individual organisms of species use to survive in a new environment. An excellent example of this is the migration of birds. Behavioral adaptions are mostly learned, not inherited. The ideal outcome is the continued survival of the species. If you wish to study animal behavior, this quiz can be of assistance.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Adapt means "to change" 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
     Instincts are behaviors that animals need to learn.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Which is an example of "instinct" 
    • A. 

      A mom teaching her child how to cross the street

    • B. 

      A dog barking to defend itself

    • C. 

      A kid teaching his dog to sit

  • 4. 
     A behavioral adaptation allws animals to respond to life needs by acting in a certain way.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Check the items that are examples of behavioral adaptation. 
    • A. 

      Hibernation

    • B. 

      Camouflage

    • C. 

      Instinct

    • D. 

      Migration

  • 6. 
    Which term means, "a behavioral adaptation of traveling long distances to avoid a season that the animal cannot survive in". 
    • A. 

      Hibernation

    • B. 

      Mimicry

    • C. 

      Migration

  • 7. 
     ______________________________ are learned by interacting with the environment and need to be taught to the next generation in order for animals to surive.
  • 8. 
    A lion teaching its cub to hunt for food is a learned behavior.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Hibernation is an example of a physical adaptation. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Camouflage is a physical adaptation that allows an animal the use of color in its environment to blend in. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Mimicry is a behavioral adaptation that fools it predator by looking liking another organism. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    What  is an example of mimicry? 
    • A. 

      A birds wings looking like a poisonous butterfly to trick its prey and not get eaten.

    • B. 

      A small brown lizard in the dessert

    • C. 

      A bear finding a cave for the winter

  • 13. 
     Which term means, "body structures that allow an animal to find food, defend itself, and reproduce its species"?
    • A. 

      Physical adaptations

    • B. 

      Adaptations

    • C. 

      Behavioral adaptations

    • D. 

      Learned behaviors

  • 14. 
    Mimicry and camouflage are examples of physical adaptations. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False