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Animals - Parts of Animal Bodies
Birds have wings rather than arms. Wings help birds to fly.

Animals - Parts of Animal Bodies

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 the shape and main parts of animal bodies.

Animals are not all the same shape. Birds have wings. Most birds can fly. Fish swim - they do not have legs. But all animals have the main parts of a head and a body. The shape of an animal's body tells you a lot about where it lives. How much do you know about how animals look? What do you know about the main parts of different animals?

1.
Why do birds have wings?
So they can fly
So they can keep warm
So they can see
So they can hear
Can you think of a bird that cannot fly? - A penguin
2.
Some animals live in shells. Why do they live in shells?
So they are safe
So they can hear better
So they can see better
So they can make music
Have you collected seashells? What shape were they?
3.
Why do frogs have such big back legs?
So they can see a long way
So they can jump a long way
So they can hear a long way
So they can walk on two legs
What is the difference between a toad and a frog? Toads have drier skin
4.
What do fish have instead of legs and arms?
Tails
Fins
Wings
Flippers
Fins help fish to swim
5.
Crocodiles are always on the lookout for a meal. Why do they have eyes on the top of their head?
So the eyes stay dry
So they can see their next meal above the water
So they can swim
So they look frightening
Crocodiles swim on the surface, with their eyes just above the water
6.
This animal can fly. But it is not a bird. What is it?
Fox
Squirrel
Bat
Whale
Bats are mammals
7.
Turtles swim in the sea. What do turtles have instead of arms and legs?
Tails
Fins
Wings
Flippers
Turtles can crawl up beaches. But they are much better swimmers
8.
What do animals have in their head?
Legs and wings
Legs and arms
Mouth and eyes
Chest and stomach
Most animals also have ears. But sometimes you can’t see them
9.
Some birds have webbed feet. Why do ducks have webbed feet?
So they can waddle
So they can run
So they can swim better
So they can fly better
What noise do ducks make?
10.
Most animals have a tail. Can you think of an animal that does NOT have a tail?
Whale
Fish
Lizard
Us
Tails help animals to move and to balance. But humans do not have tails!
Author:  David Bland

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