Classification Quiz

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Classification Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    What is an adaptation
    • A. 

      An animal that only eats meat.

    • B. 

      A body part or behaviour that helps a living thing survive in its ecosystem.

    • C. 

      A body part that helps a living thing fly.

    • D. 

      A type of desert environment where there is only water under ground.

  • 2. 
    One adaptation that a polar bear has is that its thick fur helps the polar bear stay warm.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Only animals have adaptations. Plants don't have any adaptations.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is something that all living things must have?
    • A. 

      All living things have fur to keep them warm.

    • B. 

      All living things like to live together with their own kind.

    • C. 

      All living things grow as they get older.

    • D. 

      All living things eat plants.

  • 5. 
    What is the difference between non-living and dead?
    • A. 

      There is no difference, they mean the same thing.

    • B. 

      Dead is when a living thing is dying, but after they completely die, they become non-living.

    • C. 

      Dead is something that used to be alive, but non-living things have never been alive.

    • D. 

      Dead is when an animal dies. Non-living is when a plant dies.

  • 6. 
    Which of these is a non-living thing?
    • A. 

      Bacteria

    • B. 

      Laptop

    • C. 

      Dog

    • D. 

      Sunflower

  • 7. 
    What does a food chain always start with?
    • A. 

      Apex predator (an animal that eats other animals and doesn't have any predators of its own)

    • B. 

      A producer (a living thing that produces its own energy)

    • C. 

      A primary consumer (an animal that eats plants)

    • D. 

      A secondary consumer (an animal that eats other animals)

  • 8. 
    What is one of the main reasons why humans need plants?
    • A. 

      Plants give us shade

    • B. 

      Plants absorb water so that there are no floods

    • C. 

      We make baskets out of plants

    • D. 

      Plants make oxygen through photosynthesis

  • 9. 
    Which one of these is a pollinator?
    • A. 

      Bee

    • B. 

      Dog

    • C. 

      Earthworms

    • D. 

      Bacteria

  • 10. 
    What is a decomposer?
    • A. 

      A living thing that feeds on dead things

    • B. 

      A living thing that eats only plants

    • C. 

      A living thing that only eats animals

    • D. 

      I living thing that feeds on fungi

  • 11. 
    Why are wetlands important to us?
    • A. 

      Wetlands are where lots of fruit trees grow.

    • B. 

      Wetlands help filter dirty water and is a good place for many living things to live in.

    • C. 

      Wetlands have valuable metals that we can mine.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 12. 
    What is a microbe?
    • A. 

      A type of microscope.

    • B. 

      A type of bacteria.

    • C. 

      A living thing that is too small for us to see.

    • D. 

      A living thing that has a hard outer shell.

  • 13. 
    Are all bacteria bad?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Which of the following is NOT a way to protect yourself from diseases?
    • A. 

      Moisturise your skin so that bacteria and viruses slip off you.

    • B. 

      Vaccine shots "train" our body to fight bacteria and viruses.

    • C. 

      Our stomach has acid that kills most bacteria and viruses.

    • D. 

      We have slimy mucus in our nose and throat to trap bacteria and viruses.

  • 15. 
    What is one of the main differences between a squid and a fish?
    • A. 

      Squids have one eye while fish have two eyes.

    • B. 

      Squids don't have a bony skeleton while fish do.

    • C. 

      Squids don't have fins while fish do.

    • D. 

      Squids have lungs while fish have gills.

  • 16. 
    What special features do mammals have that no other animals have?
    • A. 

      Mammals stand on four legs.

    • B. 

      Mammals can communicate with each other using sounds.

    • C. 

      Mammals lay eggs.

    • D. 

      Mammals have fur/hair and produce milk.

  • 17. 
    Which of these is NOT a mammal?
    • A. 

      Elephant

    • B. 

      Magpie

    • C. 

      Cat

    • D. 

      Human

  • 18. 
    What special feature do birds have that no other animals have?
    • A. 

      Birds have scales.

    • B. 

      Birds have feathers.

    • C. 

      Birds lay eggs.

    • D. 

      Birds can fly.

  • 19. 
    Which of these is NOT a bird?
    • A. 

      Emu

    • B. 

      Seagull

    • C. 

      Bat

    • D. 

      Penguin

  • 20. 
    What is the main difference between reptiles (lizards, snakes, crocs) and amphibians (frogs, toads)?
    • A. 

      Amphibians always have to keep their skin wet while reptiles can have dry skin/scales.

    • B. 

      Reptiles lay eggs but amphibians don't.

    • C. 

      Amphibians eat plants while reptiles eat other animals.

    • D. 

      Reptiles don't ever swim in water but amphibians always live in water.