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Ninth Grade (Grade 9) Zoology Questions

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Grade 9 Zoology
Grade 9 Zoology
Grade 9 Zoology
Fish have a specific shape that enables them to move more quickly in water. This serves as an example of a
  1. mental adaptation
  2. behavioral adaptation
  3. physiological adaptation
  4. structural adaptation
Grade 9 Zoology
There are two main types of thermoregulatory organisms: endotherms and ectotherms. What is the difference between the two?
  1. Endotherms change their body temperature internally by their metabolism, whereas ectotherms absorb their body heat by absorbing it from the environment.
  2. Ectotherms change their body temperature internally by their metabolism, whereas endotherms absorb their body heat by absorbing it from the environment.
  3. Both endotherms and ectotherms regulate their body heat internally, though they do so using different biological mechanisms.
  4. Both endotherms and ectotherms regulate their body heat by absorbing heat from the environment, though they do so using different biological mechanisms.
Grade 9 Zoology
Grade 9 Zoology
The following are characteristics of most animals EXCEPT
  1. they have a number of body systems.
  2. they may be invertebrates, but never vertebrates.
  3. they are all consumers.
  4. they are able to move from place to place.
Grade 9 Zoology
Platyhelminthes comes from the Greek word that means
  1. Round worm
  2. Big worm
  3. Segmented worm
  4. Flat worm
Grade 9 Zoology
The mating of pandas in wildlife reserves serves as an example of
  1. habitat destruction
  2. habitat preservation
  3. biodiversity
  4. captive breeding
Grade 9 Zoology
Which of the following structures is NOT found in all chordates?
  1. hollow nerve cords
  2. pharyngeal pouches
  3. fins
  4. notochords
Grade 9 Zoology
Which reptiles typically have a shell that encases their bodies?
  1. lizards and snakes
  2. crocodilians
  3. turtles and tortoises
  4. endoderm
Grade 9 Zoology
Which of the following statements are true regarding the three subclasses of mammals?
  1. Monotremata are mammals that lay eggs.
  2. Metatheria are mammals that have pouches in which to carry their young.
  3. Eutheria are mammals that carry the unborn within the uterus until later stages.
  4. Eutheria all live in aquatic ecosystems.
  5. (a), (b), and (c)
  6. (a), (b), (c), and (d)
Grade 9 Zoology
Sea stars, lobster, mussels are examples of
  1. nekton
  2. decomposers
  3. plankton
  4. benthos
Grade 9 Zoology
Grade 9 Zoology
Which animals are cold-blooded?
  1. only reptiles
  2. only amphibians
  3. both A and B
  4. neither A nor B
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