Plant and Animals Adaptation
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  • Question 1
    180 seconds
    Q.

    When a fly lands in a spiders web, the spider uses the vibration to locate it.


    What sense does the spider use during this process?

    answer choices

    The sense of sight.

    The sense of smell.

    The sense of touch.

    The sense of hearing.

  • Question 2
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    Mr. Walker plants a new plant next to a tall tree in his yard. It is partly in the sun, but is mostly in the shade. He notices that it is growing with all of its leaves on one side. Why is the plant growing this way?

    answer choices

    It is dying.

    It is trying to get sunlight.

    It is trying to stay in the shade.

    It wants to be closer to the tree.

  • Question 3
    180 seconds
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    Seagulls are adapted to life on the coast because they are good at?

    answer choices

    Flying

    Eating bread

    Catching fish.

    Building nests.

  • Question 4
    180 seconds
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    What do humans and other animals use the sense of taste to do?

    answer choices

    Locate food.

    Recognize other organisms

    React to dangerous situations

    Judge which foods are okay to eat

  • Question 5
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    In the warm southwest United States rabbits are brown and have long ears. In polar regions rabbits are white and have shorter ears.Why do rabbits from polar regions have white fur?

    answer choices

    The white fur is more attractive.

    The white fur camouflages them in the snow.

    The white fur reflects more light warming the rabbit.

    The white fur makes the rabbits stand out in the snow.

  • Question 6
    180 seconds
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    Warblers are birds that live in Georgia. They leave Georgia during the winter and fly to places that are warmer. After winter is over, they fly back to Georgia. What is this called?

    answer choices

    camouflage

    hibernation

    migration

    mimicry

  • Question 7
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    This armadillo is responding to its environment by rolling itself into a ball-like position. How does this response most likely help armadillos?

    answer choices

    It is how armadillos protect their eggs.

    It forms a protective barrier against predators.

    It allows them to roll away from predators quickly.

    It allows them to go for long periods of time without water.

  • Question 8
    180 seconds
    Q.

    Which animal response is an example of how organisms respond to the threat of predators?

    answer choices

    Squirrels stock up on food.

    Bears preserve energy by hibernating.

    Skunks release a spray with a foul odor.

    Geese migrate to more southern locations.

  • Question 9
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    Different plants have different leaves. The leaves that a plant has are adapted to its environment.Why do evergreen plants have needles rather than leaves?

    answer choices

    The needles allow the plant to float on water.

    The needles are covered in wax to prevent freezing.

    The needles are designed to catch significant amounts of water.

    The needles are covered in wax to help the plant survive hot summers.

  • Question 10
    180 seconds
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    A stimulus is any change in the environment of an animal. Animals respond to a stimulus in order to keep themselves safe and healthy. Animals that do not respond to a stimulus do not survive for long.

    Think about a day in the life of this rabbit. Which behavior would be a response to a stimulus in the rabbit's environment?

    answer choices

    Hopping through the woods.

    Nibbling clover in the field next to the woods.

    Staying completely still when a predator runs by.

    Returning to the rabbit hole at the end of the day.

  • Question 11
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    The koala is an animal native to Australia. Despite the popular name, koala bear, they aren't bears, but marsupials like kangaroos, that keep their newborns in a stomach pouch.


    They have developed very differently than other marsupials, in part because they spend most of their lives in the eucalyptus trees that serve as their main source of food.


    What adaptation helps them lead this tree bound life?

    answer choices

    The use of pouches to hold koala newborns.

    Grey fur that keeps them hidden from predators.

    Hands, feet, and claws that are perfect for gripping branches.

    Distinct calls they use to communicate potential danger to one another.

  • Question 12
    180 seconds
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    Rabbits come in a variety of colors. Different environments have different dominant colors, and the dominant color helps the rabbit survive by providing camouflage. What type of environment is most likely to have white rabbits?

    answer choices

    sandy desert

    rocky beach

    lush green forest

    snowy polar region

  • Question 13
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    Examine this photograph of a bird. Note that the beak of this bird is short and very strong. What type of food is a bird with kind of beak likely to eat?

    answer choices

    fish

    insects

    worms and grubs

    nuts and tough fruits

  • Question 14
    180 seconds
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    In a dense forest, some trees are very tall. The type of plant MOST LIKELY to survive underneath these trees is one that

    answer choices

    can store water.

    produce many seeds

    needs little sunlight.

    can withstand the cold.

  • Question 15
    180 seconds
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    Otters have webbed feet that help them swim, and nostrils and ears that close when they dive underwater. These suggest that the otter is most suited for which environment?

    answer choices

    river habitat

    forest habitat

    desert habitat

    arctic habitat

  • Question 16
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    Which of these adaptations enables a fish to live underwater?

    answer choices

    backbone

    cold-bloodedness

    gills

    scales

  • Question 17
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    Climate change is causing the average annual temperature to increase. Birds that have adapted to temperatures in their environment must find a way to adapt. If temperatures warm up due to human activities, which adaptation are the birds MOST LIKELY to make?

    answer choices

    Lay fewer eggs.

    Stop eating seeds.

    Build smaller nests.

    Move to cooler places.

  • Question 18
    180 seconds
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    What adaptation helps protect a cactus against herbivores?

    answer choices

    spines

    deep roots

    waxy stems

    succulent leaves

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