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Fifth Grade (Grade 5) Adaptations and Behavior Questions

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Grade 5 Adaptations and Behavior
Which of the following is an example of a behavioral adaptation of animals?
  1. a duck's webbed feet
  2. monarch butterflies migrating in winter
  3. eagle using sharp talons when hunting
  4. the thick fur of a polar bear
Grade 5 Adaptations and Behavior
What adaptation of an organism allows it to burrow underground?
  1. large paws and sharp claws
  2. thick fur coat
  3. hairless tail
  4. small eyes
Grade 5 Adaptations and Behavior
What does a duck have as an adaptation to swim?
  1. Webbed feet
  2. A beak shaped like a pouch
  3. A long narrow beak to spear fish
  4. Feathers
Grade 5 Adaptations and Behavior
Grade 5 Adaptations and Behavior
What would happen to the plant if it were turned away from the light source?
  1. The plant would stop growing.
  2. The plant would be unaffected.
  3. The plant would move away from the light source.
  4. The plant would bend toward the light source.
Grade 5 Adaptations and Behavior
Porcupines have sharp quills. How do they use this adaptation?
  1. to find food
  2. to find water
  3. for protection
  4. to survive in its environment
Grade 5 Adaptations and Behavior
Grade 5 Adaptations and Behavior
Deer antlers, octopus ink, and skunk spray are all adaptations that animals use for what?
  1. to find water
  2. to get food
  3. for protection
  4. to survive in its environment
Grade 5 Adaptations and Behavior
Which of the following is an inherited behavior?
  1. the ability of a bird to fly
  2. the beak of a bird
  3. feathers of a bird
  4. nest building
Grade 5 Adaptations and Behavior
A bear hitting a bee hive for honey is a what?
  1. instinct
  2. learned behavior
  3. a and b
Grade 5 Adaptations and Behavior
The main purpose of an adaptation is to                               .
  1. Help an animal survive
  2. Get food
  3. Provide a habitat
  4. Change the animal's appearance
Grade 5 Adaptations and Behavior
Why must a bear hibernate in the winter?
  1. It is too cold for it to survive.
  2. It does not have enough blubber.
  3. Its food supply is very limited in winter.
  4. It is cold-blooded
Grade 5 Adaptations and Behavior
Grade 5 Adaptations and Behavior
Grade 5 Adaptations and Behavior
What does a duck have as an adaptation to swim?
  1. Webbed feet
  2. A beak shaped like a pouch
Grade 5 Adaptations and Behavior
What describes a learned behavior?
  1. something you know
  2. a baby trying to walk
  3. something you learn
  4. b and c
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