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Fifth Grade (Grade 5) Zoology Questions

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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 is an animal.
  1. True
  2. False
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
Animals having a constant body temperature are
  1. cold-blooded.
  2. omnivores.
  3. warm-blooded.
  4. prey.
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
Do fungi produce food?
  1. yes
  2. no
  3. depends on their environment
Grade 5 Zoology
Animals with a backbone are
  1. invertebrates.
  2. herbivores.
  3. vertebrates.
  4. stiff.
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
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
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
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
Why does a bird build a nest?
  1. instinct
  2. learned behavior
  3. training
  4. migration
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
Where do fungi grow best?
  1. dark, cold places
  2. bright, warm places
  3. dark, warm places
  4. bright, cold places
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
What are the stages in the metamorphosis of a frog?
  1. egg, larva, adult
  2. egg, tadpole, young adult, adult
  3. egg, larva, pupa, adult
  4. egg, tadpole, pupa, adult
Grade 5 Zoology
Invertebrates are animals that
  1. have a backbone.
  2. have no backbone.
  3. have feathers.
  4. have hairs.
Grade 5 Zoology
A behavior that an animal acquired through experience is a(n)
  1. instinct.
  2. inherited trait.
  3. environmental factor.
  4. learned behavior.
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