5.L.3.2 Learned and Inherited Traits
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  • Question 1
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    Q.

    Gina has a plant in a pot in her bedroom. The plant has pink flower petals and long green leaves. Gina waters the plant every day and makes sure that it gets plenty of sunlight.

    answer choices

    the color of the plant's flower petals.

    the color of the pot that the plant grows in.

    the location of the plant in Gina's bedroom.

    the amount of water that the plant gets daily.

  • Question 2
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    Which is an example of an inherited characteristic?

    answer choices

    love of music

    fear of spiders

    ability to hit a ball

    presence of dimples

  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which is a learned behavior?

    answer choices

    dimples

    eye color

    hair color

    reading music

  • Question 4
    30 seconds
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    A hunting dog is shown in the image. Which is most likely a learned characteristic of this animal?

    answer choices

    size of ears

    sharp teeth

    ability to track rabbits

    spots

  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Mark has long legs, can run fast, can react quickly, and can throw a ball a long distance. Which characteristic is most likely inherited?

    answer choices

    height

    running speed

    quick reaction time

    ability to throw the ball long distances

  • Question 6
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    Which is a characteristic a child will inherit from its parents?

    answer choices

    favorite music

    ability to read

    natural hair color

    ability to ride a bicycle

  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which of the following is an inherited human trait?

    answer choices

    eye color

    sleep patterns

    sense of balance

    sense of humor

  • Question 8
    30 seconds
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    Nancy is the only person in her family who cannot swim. Which best explains why she is different?

    answer choices

    The ability to swim is transferable from one person to another.

    The ability to swim is based on height and weight.

    The ability to swim is inherited.

    The ability to swim is learned.

  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The picture shows an African Grey parrot named Alex. Facts are listed beside this special parrot. Which fact best describes an inherited trait of this parrot?

    answer choices

    Has grey feathers

    Has a scratched beak

    Says “Good morning”

    Recognizes numbers up to six

  • Question 10
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Which best describes an inherited trait?

    answer choices

    a characteristic one chooses to express

    a characteristic one receives from the food one eats

    a characteristic that is passed on from one’s parents

    a characteristic that is influenced by one’s surroundings

  • Question 11
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    Zak is nine years old. He has brown hair and brown eyes. His favorite color is blue and his favorite hobby is skateboarding. Zak's _______ is a learned behavior.

    answer choices

    favorite hobby

    eye color

    hair color

    age

  • Question 12
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    A zebra is shown in the picture. This zebra lives in the African savannah. It is three years old and is part of a large herd of other zebras. An inherited characteristic of the zebra is

    answer choices

    that it is three years old.

    that it is part of a large herd of other zebras.

    the pattern of its stripes.

    the length of time it has lived in Africa.

  • Question 13
    30 seconds
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    A scientist is observing black bears in a national park. One black bear that he observes is one year old, weighs 85 pounds, and is 3.5 feet in length. This black bear often looks in trash cans around the park for food that has been thrown away. Which of the following characteristics has the black bear learned from its environment?

    answer choices

    The black bear searches for food in trash cans.

    The black bear is one year old.

    The black bear has thick, dark fur.

    The black bear weighs 85 pounds.

  • Question 14
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    Which feature of a bird is controlled only by inherited genes?

    answer choices

    diet

    habitat

    life span

    beak shape

  • Question 15
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    Goldfish are fish commonly kept in aquariums. Which goldfish characteristic is an example of a learned trait?

    answer choices

    the ability to live in certain water temperatures

    losing the orange scales on the outside of the body

    increasing in body size when given more space to grow

    swimming to the top of the water when the lid is removed

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