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Fifth Grade (Grade 5) Zoology Questions

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Grade 5 Zoology
Which is a behavioral adaptation?
  1. the strong wings of a hummingbird
  2. the way bees work together
  3. the green, slimy skin of a frog
  4. the long beak of a hummingbird
Grade 5 Zoology
The snake is a(n)                 animal.
  1. warm-blooded
  2. invertebrate
  3. cold-blooded
  4. extinct
Grade 5 Zoology
A duck's webbed feet are an example of a(n)
  1. protective coloration.
  2. inherited trait.
  3. inherited behavior.
Grade 5 Zoology
A bird's bones
  1. are made of cartilage.
  2. weigh very little for their size.
  3. weigh a lot for their size.
  4. are surprisingly thick.
Grade 5 Zoology
A dog that goes to the door when its owner picks up the leash is demonstrating a(n)
  1. inherited behavior.
  2. learned behavior.
  3. inherited trait.
Grade 5 Zoology
Animals having a constant body temperature are
  1. cold-blooded.
  2. omnivores.
  3. warm-blooded.
  4. prey.
Grade 5 Zoology
Animals with a backbone are
  1. invertebrates.
  2. herbivores.
  3. vertebrates.
  4. stiff.
Grade 5 Zoology
Organisms that are multicellular, have no cell walls, and consume food from a variety of sources are
  1. plants.
  2. animals.
  3. fungi.
  4. protists.
Grade 5 Zoology
A bird is a                 because it has a backbone.
  1. vertebrate
  2. invertebrate
  3. chloroplast
Grade 5 Zoology
Some animals change a great deal as they mature. They have one kind of body when they are young and a different kind of body as an adult. What is this process?
  1. photosynthesis
  2. chromosome
  3. fertilized egg
  4. metamorphosis
Grade 5 Zoology
Patterns of body color that allow an animal to stay in hiding is
  1. mimicry.
  2. camouflage.
  3. stripes.
  4. polka dots.
Grade 5 Zoology
An animal may respond to a sudden storm by
  1. developing waterproof feathers.
  2. developing fins.
  3. hiding under a tree.
  4. building a nest.
Grade 5 Zoology
Do fungi produce food?
  1. yes
  2. no
  3. depends on their environment
Grade 5 Zoology
Invertebrates are animals that
  1. have a backbone.
  2. have no backbone.
  3. have feathers.
  4. have hairs.
Grade 5 Zoology
An animal that breathes through lungs, has scaly skin, and lays leathery eggs is a(n)
  1. insect.
  2. reptile.
  3. mammal.
  4. bird.
Grade 5 Zoology
Why does a bird build a nest?
  1. instinct
  2. learned behavior
  3. training
  4. migration
Grade 5 Zoology
A deep sleep in which an animal’s body temperature drops and body activities are slowed to conserve energy is
  1. learned behavior.
  2. migration.
  3. hibernation.
  4. relaxation.
Grade 5 Zoology
All animals need                 to live. (Select all that apply.)
  1. food
  2. water
  3. space
  4. friends
  5. education
  6. shelter
Grade 5 Zoology
An egg hatches into a caterpillar, which eats, makes a pupa, emerges as a moth, and lays eggs. What is this an example of?
  1. mitosis
  2. meiosis
  3. life cycle
  4. instinct
Grade 5 Zoology
More than                 of animals are invertebrates.
  1. 50%
  2. 5%
  3. 39%
  4. 95%
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