Variation and Classification 1
Frogs are amphibians. They breathe through moist skin and lungs, and need water to breed.

Variation and Classification 1

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Differences in the same species is called 'Variation'. In your Science lessons you will no doubt be learning about Variation and Classification.

Try this first quiz on the subject to see how much you remember from your studies.

1.
Which one of the following is an inherited variation?
Blood group
Long hair
Scar on your knee
Speaking English
Inherited variation depends on genes
2.
Which one of the following is an environmental variation?
Attached ear lobes
Eye color
Male or female
Short hair
Environmental variation is not dependent on genes
3.
Which of the following animals have a backbone?
Bee
Lobster
Spider
Trout
All the others are invertebrates
4.
Which is the odd one out?
Frog
Lizard
Newt
Toad
Lizards are reptiles, the others are all amphibians
5.
Which group do Seals belong to?
Amphibians
Fish
Mammals
Reptiles
Mammals give birth to live young and suckle their young
6.
Which one of the following shows continuous variation?
Blood group
Height
Male or female
Tongue rolling
7.
Animals with a backbone are called what?
Carnivores
Herbivores
Invertebrates
Vertebrates
8.
Which of the following groups breathe through moist skin and lungs, and need water to breed?
Amphibians
Crustaceans
Fish
Reptiles
9.
Which one of the following shows discontinuous variation?
Eye color
Height
Strength
Weight
This is controlled only by genes
10.
Which of the following groups is warm blooded?
Amphibians
Birds
Insects
Reptiles
Mammals and birds are the only warm blooded groups of animals
Author:  Sue Davison

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