1. The salamander belongs to which of the following classes of vertebrates? Reptiles
The salamander (a lizard-like animal) belongs to the class of reptiles (reptilia) under vertebrates.
2. A home for fish is known as _______. a formicarium
an aquarium a vivarium
A home for fish is known as an aquarium.
3. Pick the "odd one out". Eagle
Bat Answer: Bat
The bat (a nocturnal bird-like flying animal) belongs to the class of mammals (mammalia) under vertebrates whereas the eagle, hawk, kingfisher and swallow belong to the class of birds (aves) under vertebrates.
4. The peregrine falcon belongs to which of the following classes of vertebrates? Birds Fish
The peregrine falcon (a kind of falcon like a hawk) belongs to the class of birds (aves) under vertebrates.
5. The female mosquito feeds on _______. blood nectar
The female mosquito is known to feed on blood.
6. The lungs _______ when the diaphragm rises. expand
The lungs expand when the diaphragm falls and contract when the diaphragm rises.
7. The tiny plants that small water animals feed on are known as _______. plankton
Diatoms (kinds of minute unicellular water plants) are the tiny plants that small water animals feed on.
8. Which of the following birds uses its beak for straining muddy water? Duck Eagle
The duck (a water bird having a broad blunt bill or beak and webbed feet) does utilize its beak for straining muddy water. The eagle, woodpecker, wren and heron do not use their beaks for this purpose.
9. Which of the following aquatic animals is a fish? Elver Leech
Elver (an aquatic animal) is a young eel which is a fish, whereas leech (a small blood-sucking worm) and newt (a small amphibious creature like a lizard) are not fishes.
10. The salmon belongs to which of the following classes of vertebrates? Amphibians
The salmon (a large edible fish having pinkish flesh) belongs to the class of fish (pisces) under vertebrates.
11. A home for ants is known as _______. an aquarium
a formicarium a vivarium
A home for ants is known as a formicarium.
12. Which of the following animals is an insect? Gnat Mussel
The gnat (a small biting fly) is an insect. The mussel, shrimp, snail and water-flea are not insects.
13. Which of the following animals has compound eyes? Earthworm
The house-fly (a large biting fly) possesses compound eyes. The earthworm, ringworm, tapeworm and hookworm do not have compound eyes.
14. Which of the following animals is a marsupial? Tapir
A marsupial is a mammal that carries its young in a pouch. A kangaroo (an Australian mammal having a pouch to carry its young and strong hind legs for jumping) is a marsupial. The tapir, whale, seal and giraffe are not marsupials.
15. The _______ mosquito feeds on plant juices. female
The male mosquito is known to feed on plant juices.
16. The whale belongs to which of the following classes of vertebrates? Birds
The whale (a very large sea animal) belongs to the class of mammals (mammalia) under vertebrates.
17. Which of the following animals can be classified as a vertebrate which is omnivorous and is not stationary? Sea Anemone
Man can be classified as a vertebrate which is an omnivore and is not stationary. The sea anemone, jellyfish, oyster and lobster cannot be classified as vertebrates which are omnivorous and not stationary.
18. The bodily changes that occur in the lives of insects and amphibians are referred to as _______. metamorphosis chemotropism
The bodily changes (the changes in form or character) that occur in the life spans of insects and amphibians are scientifically known as metamorphosis.
19. An unfertilized egg is also known as _______. ovule
The ovum (a reproductive egg cell) is an unfertilized egg.
20. The useful work of the bees in gardens is to _______. aerate the soil
feed on the greenfly
pollinate the flowers Answer:pollinate the flowers
The bees present in gardens pollinate the flowers there. They help us by aiding in the process of pollination, which ensures that the flower fertilizes and then reproduces and that fruits will be formed.
21. A home for _______ is known as a vivarium. reptiles ants
A home for reptiles and amphibians is known as a vivarium.
22. The turtle belongs to which of the following classes of vertebrates? Reptiles Amphibians
The turtle (a sea creature like a tortoise) belongs to the class of reptiles (reptilia) under vertebrates.
23. Which of the following animals travels from the sea up a river in order to spawn? Salmon Oyster
The salmon travels from the sea up a river to spawn (deposit its eggs). The oyster, lemming, salamander and newt do not show this characteristic.
24. Pick the "odd one out" (with reference to vertebrates and invertebrates). Shrimp Piranha
The shrimp is an invertebrate (an animal without a backbone) whereas the piranha, eagle, lizard and newt are all vertebrates (animals having a backbone).
25. Pick the "odd one out" (with reference to vertebrates and invertebrates). Earthworm
The snake is a vertebrate (an animal having a backbone) whereas the earthworm, butterfly, spider and snail are all invertebrates (animals without a backbone). Some other examples of invertebrates are the tapeworm, leech, centipede, millipede, crab, shrimp, house-fly, star-fish, amoeba and hydra
26. The insect carrying the parasite that causes sleeping sickness is the _______. anopheles mosquito
tsetse fly Answer:tsetse fly
The tsetse fly (an African fly that transmits disease by its bite) is the insect that carries the parasite causing sleeping sickness.
27. All animals can be fundamentally classified into two main groups known as the vertebrates and the invertebrates. True False
Every animal can be fundamentally classified either as a vertebrate or as an invertebrates.