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Animals

Animals
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Animals form a diverse group of organisms. They show differences in their structures, shapes, sizes, habitat, and functions. They also differ in their way of living. These differences in basic features help us to distinguish thousands of species.

Animals Classification- Based on Body Covering

Animals differ in the way their body is covered. On the basis of their body coverings, Animals can be differentiated into four categories:

Animals Classification- On the Basis of Diet

Different species of animals have different diets. On the basis of their diets animals can be classified into three categories:

Animals Classification- On The Basis of Habitat

Animals are found in almost all parts of the earth. So animals can be classified on the basis of habitat into three categories:

Recap

  1. Animals can be classified on the basis of their body coverings.
  2. The classifications are mammals, reptiles, birds, and insects.
  3. Animals can be classified on the basis of their diet.
  4. The classifications are herbivores, carnivores, omnivores.
  5. Animals can be classified on the basis of their habitat.
  6. The classifications are amphibians, aquatic animals, and terrestrial animals.

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Quiz for Animals

Q.1

Out of the four options given A, B, C and D only one is correct. Find and mark the correct option.

a) Snakes have feathers that help them crawl on the ground.
b) Animals that have a backbone are called invertebrates.
c) Amphibians don't have adaptations that help them to live both on land and in water.
d) Insects breathe with the help of a series of tiny hole along the sides of the body. These holes are called spiracles.

Q.2

The ____ crane flies thousands of kilometers to reach India.

a) Arctic
b) Antarctic
c) Mexican
d) Siberian

Q.3

In mammals such as dolphins and whales that live in water, they ___ are modified into ____, which they use for swimming.

a) Limbs, fins
b) Fins, limbs
c) Brain, heart
d) Heart, brain

Q.4

The Arctic tern travels from the ______ region to the ___ during the winter season.

a)

Asia, Europe

b)

Mexico, Canada

c)

Arctic, Antarctica

d)

None of the above

Q.5

Animals that are active only at night are called?

a)

Bats

b)

Day light animals

c)

Nocturnal animals

d)

None of the above

Q.6

Toads come to the surface only when it _____ to lay eggs in shallow water.

a) Rains
b) Autumn
c) Summer
d) Winter

Q.7

Many polar animals have a round, _____, which helps them to conserve body heat.

a) Hind shape
b) Plump shape
c) Triangle shape
d) Pear shape

Q.8

A beehive consists of many six shaded chambers called?

a) Cocoon
b) Wax
c) Honey
d) Combs

Q.9

Male bees are called ___________.

a)

Drones

b)

Queen

c)

Workers

d)

None of the above

Q.10

Lac is used in-

a) Printing ink
b) Making bangles
c) Varnishing
d) All of these

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