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Animals - Identifying Some Common Animals
Whales live in the sea. But they are not fish. They are mammals.

Animals - Identifying Some Common Animals

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 identifying and naming well-known animals.

You know that all living things can grow. Some living things are plants, and some are animals. Many animals are well-known and you can name them. Some are pets. They live with us. Other animals live on farms. You can identify lots of animals that live in the wild - everything from bees and butterflies to lions and tigers. You know a lot about animals already. Here are ten well-known animals. See if you can identify and name them!

1.
What sort of animal is this?
Lizard
Snake
Fish
Frog
This is a red-eyed tree frog. It lives in the rainforests of Central America
2.
This is an eagle owl. It is a bird. What keeps birds warm?
Feathers
Fur
Hair
Blanket
Feathers are soft. They keep birds warm
3.
Birds are not the only animals that can fly. This insect can fly. What is it called?
Spider
Ladybird
Beetle
Fly
Yes, flies can fly. That’s why they are called flies!
4.
This animal is a reptile. It looks like a large lizard. What is it?
Crocodile
Shark
Snake
Hippopotamus
Alligators are very similar to crocodiles. But crocodiles are even bigger than alligators
5.
Some pets are small. They look very similar. What is the name of this pet?
Hamster
Gerbil
Guinea pig
Rabbit
Guinea pigs are a bit bigger than hamsters and gerbils. Do you have a pet? What is it?
6.
Snakes are like very long lizards. But they do not have any legs. What sort of animal is a snake?
Fish
Bird
Mammal
Reptile
This snake is an African bush viper
7.
This animal is kept as a pet. What is it?
Cat
Dog
Rabbit
Hamster
Some cats live on farms. They catch mice
8.
Which of these is a fish?
Crocodile
Alligator
Lizard
Shark
A shark is a fish. Crocodiles, alligators and lizards are all reptiles
9.
This animal swims in the sea. What is it called?
Shark
Stingray
Jellyfish
Dolphin
Not every animal that swims in the sea is a fish. Dolphins and whales are really mammals. But they are at home in the oceans
10.
This animal is also a pet. What is it?
Cat
Dog
Rabbit
Guinea Pig
This dog is a poodle
Author:  David Bland

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