Diversity Of Living Things - Chapter 5

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Diversity Of Living Things - Chapter 5

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  • 1. 
    What distinguishes vertebrates as a group?
    • A. 

      Vertebrates have endoskeletons

    • B. 

      Vertebrates have exoskeleton

    • C. 

      Vertebrates are not flexible

    • D. 

      Vertebrates don't have backbones

  • 2. 
    Fish get oxygen by removing it from water with their
    • A. 

      Scales

    • B. 

      Swim bladders

    • C. 

      Gills

    • D. 

      Fins

  • 3. 
    Which of these adaptations do most bony fish have?
    • A. 

      Scales

    • B. 

      Cartilaginous scales

    • C. 

      Jawless mouths

    • D. 

      Asexual reproduction

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is true of a backbone?
    • A. 

      It separates the brain and nerves

    • B. 

      It does not grow with the animal

    • C. 

      It's on the outside of the animal

    • D. 

      It supports an animal's muscles

  • 5. 
    Some animal spend ______________ on land
    • A. 

      No time at all

    • B. 

      Their whole lives

    • C. 

      Summers

    • D. 

      Winters

  • 6. 
    _____________absorb oxygen through their skin
    • A. 

      Mammals

    • B. 

      Reptiles

    • C. 

      Fish

    • D. 

      Amphibians

  • 7. 
    Amphibian's __________ are adaptations that evolved to support their bodies 
    • A. 

      Tails

    • B. 

      Legs

    • C. 

      Thumbs

    • D. 

      Noses

  • 8. 
    Amphibians and reptiles are ______________
    • A. 

      Endotherms

    • B. 

      Insects

    • C. 

      Friends

    • D. 

      Ectotherms

  • 9. 
    _______________ eggs have hard shells
    • A. 

      Amphibian's

    • B. 

      A cat's

    • C. 

      Reptiles

    • D. 

      Fish

  • 10. 
    In reptile reproduction, fertilization occurs _________ the female lays her eggs
    • A. 

      Before

    • B. 

      When

    • C. 

      After

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 11. 
    An ecectotherm's body temperature changes with the temperature ___________________
    • A. 

      Inside your car

    • B. 

      On the moon

    • C. 

      Of the air or water around it

    • D. 

      In Montana

  • 12. 
    Reptiles function well in _____________
    • A. 

      Extreme temperatures

    • B. 

      Constant temperatures

    • C. 

      Arctic temperatures

    • D. 

      Zero gravity environment

  • 13. 
    Because they are endotherms, birds 
    • A. 

      Cannot produce their own heat

    • B. 

      Need small amounts of food

    • C. 

      Cool off by sweating

    • D. 

      Maintain a constant body temperature

  • 14. 
    What physical adaptation helps birds control their body temperature?
    • A. 

      Sweat

    • B. 

      Beaks

    • C. 

      Down

    • D. 

      Wings

  • 15. 
    Most birds probably migrate because
    • A. 

      Food sources change with the seasons

    • B. 

      They cannot regulate their body temperatures

    • C. 

      They store digested food in a crop

    • D. 

      They want to go on vacation

  • 16. 
    Which of the following is a reproductive adaptation of birds?
    • A. 

      Gizzards

    • B. 

      Incubation

    • C. 

      Air sacs

    • D. 

      Hollow bones

  • 17. 
    All ______________ have hair for some part of their lives
    • A. 

      Mammals

    • B. 

      Frogs

    • C. 

      Invertebrates

    • D. 

      Fish

  • 18. 
    Mammals are endotherms, which means that they __________
    • A. 

      Are cold blooded

    • B. 

      Eat a lot of food

    • C. 

      Generate body heat

    • D. 

      Generate body hair

  • 19. 
    Body fat in mammals can _____________
    • A. 

      Provide insulation and energy

    • B. 

      Lead to health problems

    • C. 

      Make running difficult

    • D. 

      Make hunting difficult

  • 20. 
    The first mammals were probably ____________
    • A. 

      Very ugly

    • B. 

      Small and lived on land

    • C. 

      Large and lived in water

    • D. 

      Small and lived on Mars

  • 21. 
    A __________ is a mammal adaptation that nourishes many developing mammals and removes wastes
    • A. 

      Placenta

    • B. 

      Twinkie

    • C. 

      Incubation

    • D. 

      Legs

  • 22. 
    During gestation, a mammal ______________ its mother
    • A. 

      Develops outside

    • B. 

      Develops under

    • C. 

      Develops inside

    • D. 

      Develops on top of

  • 23. 
    The ___________ of each mammal species has its own combination of proteins, fates, and other nutrients
    • A. 

      Fingers

    • B. 

      Hair

    • C. 

      Teeth

    • D. 

      Milk

  • 24. 
    Most mammals are born _______________ they have developed enough to survive outside their mothers
    • A. 

      Premature

    • B. 

      Before

    • C. 

      After

    • D. 

      Option 4

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