Classification Of Living Things

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Living Things Quizzes & Trivia

What do Year 8 students know about classification before the subject is taught?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A kangaroo is a mammal.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Spiders are insects.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Two animals are a different species if their types cannot inter-breed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Dog breeds are different species.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Which of the following words are used to classify different species?
    • A. 

      Kingdom

    • B. 

      Breed

    • C. 

      Class

    • D. 

      Species

    • E. 

      Type

    • F. 

      Bacteria

  • 6. 
    Which the following characteristics do mammals have?
    • A. 

      Scales and gills

    • B. 

      Hair and feed young milk

    • C. 

      Eggs

    • D. 

      Can't control body temperature

  • 7. 
    Which the following characteristics do fish have?
    • A. 

      Scales and gills

    • B. 

      Give birth to live young

    • C. 

      Legs

    • D. 

      Hair

  • 8. 
    Which the following characteristics do insects have?
    • A. 

      Scales and gills

    • B. 

      Give birth to live young

    • C. 

      Six legs

    • D. 

      Feathers

  • 9. 
    Which the following characteristics do birds have?
    • A. 

      Scales and gills

    • B. 

      Give birth to live young

    • C. 

      Six legs

    • D. 

      Feathers

  • 10. 
    Bacteria don't have parents they divide.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Trees and mushrooms belong to different kingdoms (they are not related).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    We use a classification system to describe living things to:
    • A. 

      To divide them into smalleer groups

    • B. 

      To organise them neatly

    • C. 

      To relate what creatures are similar to other

    • D. 

      All of the above

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