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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What did you learn today? 

  • 2. 

    What are the four different classifications of species? 

    • A.

      Flowers, Dogs, Trees, Cats

    • B.

      Plants, Mammals, Insects, Birds

    • C.

      People, Animals, Plants, Trees

    • D.

      Plants, People, Animals, Bugs

    Correct Answer
    B. Plants, Mammals, Insects, Birds
    Explanation
    The four different classifications of species are plants, mammals, insects, and birds. These classifications are based on the characteristics and traits of each group of organisms. Plants are a distinct group of species that includes all types of plants, from flowers to trees. Mammals are a group of species that give birth to live young and have mammary glands to nurse their young. Insects are a diverse group of species that have six legs and usually have wings. Birds are a group of species that have feathers, lay eggs, and have the ability to fly.

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  • 3. 

    People are mammals. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    This statement is true because humans are classified as mammals. Mammals are a group of animals that have certain characteristics such as having hair or fur, giving birth to live young, and producing milk to feed their young. Humans possess all of these characteristics, making them mammals.

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  • 4. 

    Why does a tyrannosaurus rex have large, sharp teeth? 

    • A.

      Because they like to show off their pearly whites

    • B.

      So it can shred the leaves they eat

    • C.

      It is a Carnivore or "meat eater"

    • D.

      They like to eat both meat and plants

    Correct Answer
    C. It is a Carnivore or "meat eater"
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "It is a Carnivore or 'meat eater'." This is because the large, sharp teeth of a tyrannosaurus rex are adapted for tearing and consuming meat. This suggests that the T-rex primarily feeds on other animals, making it a carnivorous dinosaur.

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  • 5. 

    Why do some dinosaurs have long necks? Please check all boxes that apply. 

    • A.

      Because it looks cool

    • B.

      Dinosaurs are big so their necks are too

    • C.

      To reach the top of trees for leaves to eat

    • D.

      So they can look out for potential predators

    Correct Answer(s)
    C. To reach the top of trees for leaves to eat
    D. So they can look out for potential predators
    Explanation
    Some dinosaurs have long necks so they can look out for potential predators and to reach the top of trees for leaves to eat. Having a long neck allows them to have a better vantage point to spot any potential threats in their surroundings. Additionally, their long necks enable them to reach the top of trees where they can access leaves, which is a common food source for many herbivorous dinosaurs.

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  • 6. 

    Some dinosaurs have spikes along their backs and tail for protection and identification. 

    • A.

      False

    • B.

      True

    Correct Answer
    B. True
    Explanation
    Some dinosaurs have spikes along their backs and tail for protection and identification. This is true because many dinosaur species, such as the Stegosaurus and Ankylosaurus, had bony plates or spikes along their bodies. These spikes served as a defense mechanism against predators, as well as a way to identify and communicate with other members of their species. The spikes could be used for intimidation or as a warning to potential threats.

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  • 7. 

    A Penguin is a bird. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Penguins are indeed birds. Despite their inability to fly, they possess other characteristics that classify them as birds, such as having feathers, laying eggs, and being warm-blooded. Penguins have adapted to their aquatic environment and are excellent swimmers, using their wings as flippers to navigate through the water. Therefore, the statement "A Penguin is a bird" is true.

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  • 8. 

    What is an herbivor? 

    • A.

      An organism that eats meat

    • B.

      An organism that eats plants

    • C.

      An organism that really likes candy

    • D.

      An organism that only drinks water

    Correct Answer
    B. An organism that eats plants
    Explanation
    An herbivore is an organism that eats plants. This type of organism obtains its energy and nutrients from consuming plant material. Unlike carnivores, which eat meat, herbivores have specialized digestive systems that allow them to break down and extract nutrients from plant matter. They may have adaptations such as flat teeth for grinding, long intestines for prolonged digestion, or specialized enzymes to break down cellulose. Overall, herbivores play an important role in ecosystems by helping to control plant populations and serving as a food source for other organisms.

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