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Adaptation of Animals and Plants 01
A polar bear is adapted to live in the arctic.

Adaptation of Animals and Plants 01

Adaptation of animals and plants is about the ability to change in order to survive. Over millions of years, animals and plants have adapted to their habitat. If they hadn't, you and I wouldn't even be here! It's a matter of survival and if the habitat changes, then we need to change too.

See how much you know by playing this quiz on the subject.

  1. The area in which an organism lives is called .......
    1 - A river and a wood are types of habitat
  2. A polar bear is adapted to live in the arctic. Which of the following is NOT true?
    2 - Big feet produce low pressure so they don't sink in the snow
  3. An oak tree is adapted to grow in a wood. Which of the following is NOT true?
    4 - It loses its leaves in autumn to save water
  4. A cactus is adapted to survive in desert conditions. Which of the following is NOT true?
    1 - The flowers open in the cooler evening/night
  5. A camel is adapted to survive in desert conditions. Which of the following is NOT true?
    4 - The eyelashes keep sand out of their eyes
  6. Hedgehogs are nocturnal and hibernate during the winter. Which of the following is NOT true?
    1 - They are omnivores
  7. Giraffes are adapted to live on the African savanna. Which of the following is NOT true?
    4 - They have an extra large heart
  8. Desert tortoises are adapted to live in the desert. Which of the following is NOT true?
    2 - The shell does protect them
  9. An arctic poppy is adapted to live in the arctic. Which of the following is NOT true?
    4 - The top layer of soil thaws out
  10. Penguins are adapted to live in the antarctic. Which of the following is NOT true?
    1 - The dark coloured feathers absorb heat from the sun

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