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Ninth Grade (Grade 9) Zoology Questions

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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
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
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
Lizards tend to consume
  1. insects
  2. vegetables
  3. small animals
  4. all of the above
Grade 9 Zoology
Which of the following differentiates insects from crustaceans?
  1. Insects have one pair of antennae, and crustaceans have two.
  2. Insects shed their exoskeletons, and crustaceans keep theirs for life.
  3. Insects have large claws for defense, and crustaceans have small claws for mating.
  4. Insects use their wings to fly, and crustaceans use their wings to swim.
Grade 9 Zoology
Which animals have hair? Select all that may apply.
  1. mice
  2. rabbits
  3. primates
  4. fish
  5. worms
  6. whales
Grade 9 Zoology
Which of the following animals will lay eggs with shells? Select all that apply.
  1. crocodiles
  2. birds
  3. monkeys
  4. worms
  5. jellyfish
  6. platypuses
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
Grade 9 Zoology
Which of the following is considered to be the largest of the monitor lizards?
  1. alligator
  2. fierce komodo dragon
  3. bearded dragon
  4. gila monster
Grade 9 Zoology
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