KS3 Science Quiz
Adaptation of Animals and Plants 01
Hedgehogs are nocturnal and hibernate during the winter.

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.

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

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