Module 16 - Reptile, Birds, Mammals

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Module 16 - Reptile, Birds, Mammals

As we study Biology, we come across reptiles, birds and mammals. Module 16 is a quiz to test and advance your knowledge on these three animal classes. How well do you know them? Find out below and all the best.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Reptiles have a slimy skin due to mucus production.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Reptiles are ectothermic.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The ostrich is the only bird that cannot fly.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Down feathers have hooked and smooth barbules which allow them to interlock.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The special feather on the leading edge of a bird's wing helps it fly faster.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Mammary glands are specialized organs which secret milk to nourish young reptiles.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The duck-billed platypus lays eggs.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Reptiles lay an amniotic egg which is covered in a lime-containing shell.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Neurotoxins attack the nervous system, causing blindness, paralysis, and suffocation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The purpose of underhair on class Mammalia is to provide insulation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Type the letter of the class for the following descriptions for questions 11-25R=ReptiliaA=AvesM=MammaliaHave hair covering the skin. (M, A, R)
  • 12. 
    Reproduce with internal fertilization and are usually viviparous. (M, A, R)
  • 13. 
    Skeleton must be composed of porous, lightweight bones. (M, A, R)
  • 14. 
    The sea snake, coral snake, and cobra are members of this class. (M, A, R)
  • 15. 
    Have a three-chambered heart with a ventricle which is partially divided. (M, A, R)
  • 16. 
    Contains members which have Jacobson's organs and scutes. (M, A, R)
  • 17. 
    Are endothermic, have a four-chambered heart, and possess a toothless bill. (M, A, R)
  • 18. 
    Often can be seen preening. (M, A, R)
  • 19. 
    Produce a placenta and have mammary glands. (M, A, R)
  • 20. 
    Produce an amniotic egg, which is covered in a lime-containing shell. (M, A, R)
  • 21. 
    Members include kangaroos, whales, and mankind. (M, A, R)
  • 22. 
    Produce an amniotic egg with a leathery shell. (M, A, R)
  • 23. 
    Members include the tuatara, gecko, and iguana. (M, A, R)
  • 24. 
    Have thin strands of bone which serve as struts within their wings.
  • 25. 
    Offspring go through a gestational period. (M, A, R)
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