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Third Grade (Grade 3) Zoology Questions

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Grade 3 Zoology
A(n)                 is a trait that helps a living thing survive in its environment.
  1. larva
  2. adaptation
  3. inherited trait
Grade 3 Zoology
Animals without backbones are called
  1. reptiles.
  2. vertebrates.
  3. amphibians.
  4. invertebrates.
Grade 3 Zoology
A tree frog is green and can hide in the trees. This adaptation is an example of
  1. instinct.
  2. mimicry.
  3. hibernation.
  4. camouflage.
Grade 3 Zoology
Which animals are found in swamps?
  1. crabs, mussels, muskrats, and egrets
  2. turtles, whales, lobsters, and shrimp
  3. loggerhead turtles, pelicans, and crabs
  4. frogs, cranes, alligators, and turtles
Grade 3 Zoology
A bat uses high pitch sounds to help it see in the dark. This ability is called
  1. locomotion.
  2. sightseeing.
  3. soundseeing.
  4. echolocation.
Grade 3 Zoology
An invertebrate is an animal that
  1. has a spine.
  2. that lacks a spine.
  3. eats fruit and meat.
  4. that eats plants.
Grade 3 Zoology
A vertebrate does not have a spinal column.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 3 Zoology
Gills are a(n)                 that allows fish to live in an underwater environment.
  1. lung
  2. habitat
  3. adaptation
  4. behavior
Grade 3 Zoology
What is an animal's baby called?
  1. adult
  2. offspring
  3. inherited trait
  4. duckling
Grade 3 Zoology
                are vertebrates with hair and fur.
  1. Birds
  2. Reptiles
  3. Mammals
  4. Amphibians
Grade 3 Zoology
An invertebrate is an animal
  1. with a backbone.
  2. without a backbone.
  3. that only eats other animals.
  4. that only eats plants.
Grade 3 Zoology
An organism goes through stages that make up its
  1. metamorphosis.
  2. life cycle.
  3. seed.
  4. larva.
Grade 3 Zoology
A(n)                 is an animal that spends part of its life in water and part on land.
  1. fish
  2. bird
  3. reptile
  4. amphibian
Grade 3 Zoology
Which adaptation would be helpful for an animal that lives in water?
  1. thick fur
  2. webbed feet
  3. round beaks
  4. talons
Grade 3 Zoology
Use the diagram to select the letter that answers each question or statement.
Butterfly Lifecycle Without Text Labels

     A      What is the first stage of the butterfly life cycle?

     C      Which is the pupa?

     D      Which is the butterfly?

     B      Which is the larva?

     A      Which is the egg?

     B      Which is the caterpillar?

     C      Which is the chrysalis?

     C      A hard shell protects the growing butterfly.

     B      The growing caterpillar sheds its skin.

     D      What is the last stage of the butterfly life cycle?
Grade 3 Zoology
A giraffe's long neck is a(n)
  1. adaption.
  2. camouflage.
  3. mimicry.
  4. food web.
Grade 3 Zoology
Animals with backbones are called
  1. vertebrates.
  2. birds.
  3. invertebrates.
  4. reptiles.
Grade 3 Zoology
                are vertebrates with scaly skin.
  1. Mammals
  2. Birds
  3. Reptiles
  4. Amphibians
Grade 3 Zoology
Where do mammals live?
  1. mountains
  2. oceans
  3. land
  4. all the above
Grade 3 Zoology
Worms and sea stars are examples of
  1. reptiles.
  2. vertebrates.
  3. invertebrates.
  4. amphibians.
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