Classification

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Classification Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What makes vertebrates different from invertebrates?
    • A. 

      Vertebrates are living things, but invertebrates are nonliving things.

    • B. 

      Vertebrates have a skeleton, which is usually made of bones.

    • C. 

      Vertebrates live on land, in water, or in the air.

    • D. 

      Vertebrates include all animals, and invertebrates include all plants.

  • 2. 
    Which statement is true?
    • A. 

      All vertebrates are animals.

    • B. 

      All animals are vertebrates.

    • C. 

      No vertebrates have backbones.

    • D. 

      All invertebrates have backbones.

  • 3. 
    Which of these is NOT a vertebrate?
    • A. 

      Goldfish

    • B. 

      Green snake

    • C. 

      Tree frog

    • D. 

      Grasshopper

  • 4. 
    Which group of vertebrates have no teeth, lays eggs that have hard shells, usually has hollow bones, and has feathers?
    • A. 

      Fish

    • B. 

      Birds

    • C. 

      Reptiles

    • D. 

      Amphibians

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is most similar to the bones in a vertebrates body?
    • A. 

      Branches of a tree

    • B. 

      Paint on a house

    • C. 

      Sides of a coin

    • D. 

      Juice in a bottle

  • 6. 
    What do most mammals have in common?  Check every answer that is true.  You may have more than one check.
    • A. 

      They have hair on their bodies.

    • B. 

      They breathe with gills.

    • C. 

      They produce milk for their young.

    • D. 

      They are warm-blooded.

    • E. 

      They are cold-blooded.

  • 7. 
    Which groups below are cold-blooded?  Check all of the answers that apply.
    • A. 

      Mammals

    • B. 

      Fish

    • C. 

      Birds

    • D. 

      Amphibians

    • E. 

      Reptiles

  • 8. 
    What makes vascular plants different from nonvascular plants?
    • A. 

      Vascular plants grow in cold climates; nonvascular plants grow in warm climates.

    • B. 

      Vascular plants grow in water; nonvascular plants grow on land.

    • C. 

      Vascular plants have tubes for transporting food and water; nonvascular plants do not have tubes.

    • D. 

      Vascular plants are always short; nonvascular plants are always tall.

  • 9. 
    Trees, wildflowers, and grasses are all examples of:
    • A. 

      Vascular plants

    • B. 

      Angiosperms

    • C. 

      Woody plants

    • D. 

      Non-vascular plants

  • 10. 
    Which of these describes an angiosperm?
    • A. 

      A plant that produces seeds inside fruit

    • B. 

      A plant that does not have tubes for transporting food and water

    • C. 

      A plant that has cones

    • D. 

      Only trees are angiosperms

  • 11. 
    How would you classify the tree in the picture?
    • A. 

      An angiosperm because it produces fruit

    • B. 

      A gymnosperm because it produces cones

    • C. 

      Non-vascular because it is very short

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 12. 
    This green plant growing on a log contains xylem and phloem.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Place a check beside all of the vertebrates.
    • A. 

      Giraffe

    • B. 

      Blue bird

    • C. 

      Jelllyfish

    • D. 

      Shark

    • E. 

      Ant

  • 14. 
    Which of these are tubes that carry water and/or food?
    • A. 

      Xylem

    • B. 

      Xylophone

    • C. 

      Flowing

    • D. 

      Phloem

  • 15. 
    Place a check beside each invertebrate.
    • A. 

      Panda

    • B. 

      Duck

    • C. 

      Lobster

    • D. 

      Goldfish

    • E. 

      Worm

  • 16. 
    A person is a mammal.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    A spider is a reptile.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Place a check beside the reptiles.  You may have more than one check.
    • A. 

      Bird

    • B. 

      Lizard

    • C. 

      Crocodile

    • D. 

      Squirrel

    • E. 

      Snake

    • F. 

      Tiger

    • G. 

      Turtle

  • 19. 
    You will do well on your Science test on Monday.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False