Adaptions
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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q.

    True or False: The surroundings or conditions in which a plant or animal lives or operates is called environment.

    answer choices

    False

    True

  • Question 2
    60 seconds
    Q.

    What is an adaptation?

    answer choices

    A feature that helps only a plant grow.

    A feature that helps a living thing survive.

    A feature that helps a living thing walk.

    A feature that that helps only animals survive.

  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q. Behavioral adaptations are:
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    Body parts that help a living thing survive in its environment
    Behaviors that help a living thing survive in its environment
  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q. Physical adaptations are:
    answer choices
    Body parts that help a living thing survive in its environment
    Behaviors that help a living thing survive in its environment
  • Question 5
    120 seconds
    Q.

    An adaption that some plants have for

    surviving dry conditions is -

    answer choices

    growing tall and producing many large

    leaves

    changing colours of leaves in autumn

    producing wax on stems and leaves

  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q. Some grasses grow in hot dry areas. Why might they grow deep roots?
    answer choices
    to protect the plant from sun damage
    to take in as much light as possible
    to spread seeds to new places
    to reach water down below
  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q. Why might some plants have thorns?
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    to stay safe from animals that want to eat the plant
    to attract insects that spread pollen to other plants
    to take in nutrients from the air
    to provide shade for the plant
  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Plants with spines and waxy leaves are well suited for life in which environment?

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    Desert

    Tropical forest

    Grassland

  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q. What happens to the heat of the day in the desert once the sun goes down at night? 
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    The heat stays and keeps the desert warm.
    The heat escapes because there are no clouds to keep the heat in.
    The temperature in the desert stays the same after the sun goes down.
    The desert gets warmer at night than it does during the day. 
  • Question 10
    60 seconds
    Q. Some plants have small leaves that help them do which of these?
    answer choices
    grow tall
    save water
    make seeds
    make seeds
    fall off in winter
  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q. The roots of cacti are usually shallow and spread out widely. How does this adaptation help the plants?
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    The roots can take in more sunlight to grow faster.
    The roots can get up to the surface faster to get air.
    The roots can collect water quickly when it rains.
    The roots can spread pollen faster and reproduce.
  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q. Which adaptation do plants in the desert not have? 
    answer choices
    spines
    bark
    thorns
    waxy stems
  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What word means to change physical features or behaviors of a species in response to changes in the environment?

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    Adapt

    naturalist

    Organism

    Species

  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Cactus and other plants with thorns do this to ______________________

    answer choices

    defend against predators eating them

    defend against drought by storing water

    defend against large animals stepping on them

    defend against wind and rain

  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q. Cactus have a thick waxy coating on their stem that keeps them from drying out- is this a behavioral adaptation or physical adaptation?
    answer choices
    Behavioral adaptation
    Physical adaptation 
  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q. How do adaptations help animals?
    answer choices
    To escape animals
    to hunt for food
    to survive in their habitats
    All of these are correct
  • Question 17
    30 seconds
    Q. Coloring or another physical characteristic that help an organism blend in with its environment
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    mimicry
    camouflage
    hibernation
    migration
  • Question 18
    30 seconds
    Q. What is the definition of camouflage?
    answer choices
    body coverings that blend in with the environment
    everything that surrounds a living thing.
    a feature or behavior that helps a living thing survive in its  environment.
    the place where a living thing makes its home.
  • Question 19
    120 seconds
    Q.

    Which adaptation helps the bilby survive?

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    Large ears to help it hear predators.

    Brown fur to help it camouflage

    A long nose to dig for ants

    Thick scales for protection

  • Question 20
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Why do echidnas curl into balls?

    answer choices

    to protect themselves from predators

    to hatch their puggles

    to keep their puggles warm

    to capture ants and termites

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