Animal Phyla And Their Characteristics! Trivia Facts Quiz

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Animal Phyla And Their Characteristics! Trivia Facts Quiz

Welcome to this Trivia facts quiz that tests you on Animal Phyla and their characteristics! A phylum in biology is a formal grouping of animals that combines groups based on attributes or abilities. These groups are currently standing at 36. Do you think you know what makes each group different from the other? Do take up this quiz and get to find out for sure.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following are characteristics of phylum Arthropoda?  
    • A. 

      Have jointed apendages

    • B. 

      Exoskeleton

    • C. 

      Have a backbone

    • D. 

      Segmented and long bodied

    • E. 

      Bell shape

  • 2. 
    Which phylum does this animal belong to?
    • A. 

      Chordata

    • B. 

      Mollusca

    • C. 

      Annelida

    • D. 

      Platyhelminthes

  • 3. 
    Chordates can be described as animals - 
    • A. 

      That contain a backbone

    • B. 

      That reproduce asexually

    • C. 

      That produce their own food

    • D. 

      That only live in the ocean

  • 4. 
    Which phylum does this animal belong to?
    • A. 

      Echinoderm

    • B. 

      Platyhelminthe

    • C. 

      Arthropoda

    • D. 

      Mollusca

  • 5. 
    Which phylum does this animal belong?
    • A. 

      Echinoderma

    • B. 

      Mollusca

    • C. 

      Cnidaria

    • D. 

      Annelida

  • 6. 
    Which statement is true of all mollusks?
    • A. 

      They are soft-bodied invertebrates

    • B. 

      They use jet propulsion to escape enemies

    • C. 

      They only live in salt water

    • D. 

      They are vertebrates that breathe with lungs

  • 7. 
    An animal that does NOT have a backbone is called what?
    • A. 

      Vertebrate

    • B. 

      Invertebrate