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Animals - Babies
All animals start off as babies and then grow into adults.

Animals - Babies

This quiz addresses the requirements of the National Curriculum KS1 Science for children aged 5 and 6 in years 1 and 2. Specifically this quiz is aimed at the section dealing with animals and their babies.

You were a baby. Now you are growing. You go to school. Other animals have babies, or young. Some grow quickly. Others need a lot of looking after by their parents. What are the names of the babies of other animals? Can you answer all these questions about animals and their young?

1.
Animals in the sea also have babies. A mother _____ is swimming with her calf.
Dolphin
Seal
Sea Lion
Octopus
Whales also have babies called calves
2.
This kitten is a baby. Kittens are baby _____.
Dogs
Cats
Lions
Tigers
Kittens love to play with balls of wool
3.
Baby giraffes are called calves. They are like their mothers, but smaller. They are born with long _____ and _____.
Arms and Legs
Ears and Arms
Legs and Necks
Necks and Arms
Giraffes reach up and eat leaves from trees
4.
Many animals have more than one baby at the same time. The mum and dad of these two babies are very proud. They have named the babies Alex and Freddy. Alex and Freddy are _____.
Twins
Triplets
Cousins
Cubs
Have you a twin brother or sister? Are there any twins in your school?
5.
If the mother is a horse, what do we call the baby?
Calf
Cub
Foal
Kid
The mother horse is called a mare
6.
Puppies are young _____.
Cats
Dogs
Goats
Rabbits
Puppies soon grow up
7.
If the mother is a cow, what do we call the baby?
Piglet
Cub
Calf
Foal
The plural of calf is calves
8.
What is a baby sheep called?
Puppy
Calf
Chick
Lamb
Many lambs are born in spring
9.
This is a family of lions. Lions are big cats. But their babies are called _____.
Kittens
Cubs
Leopards
Calves
Lion cubs love to play, just like kittens
10.
What are baby pigs called?
Piglets
Puppies
Poppies
Pansies
The mother pig is called a sow
Author:  David Bland

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