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Animals Multiple Choice Definitions Worksheets

1. adapt
A) The term used to describe animals that eat both plants and meat.
B) The term used to describe animals that primarily eat plants.
C) The ability of an animal to change its behavior and characteristics in order to survive in its environment.
2. camouflage
A) The natural coloration and/or markings of an animal that allow it to visually blend in with its surroundings, helping it to avoid detection by predators or potential prey.
B) The term used to describe animals that primarily eat meat.
C) A classification of cold-blooded, vertebrate animals that usually have scales and lay eggs; common members include snakes, lizards, alligators, and turtles.
3. habitat
A) The characteristics of the native environment in which an animal normally lives.
B) A classification of cold-blooded, vertebrate animals that usually have scales and lay eggs; common members include snakes, lizards, alligators, and turtles.
C) The term used to describe animals that primarily eat plants.
4. ecosystem
A) The characteristics of the native environment in which an animal normally lives.
B) A classification of vertebrate animals that are warm-blooded, feathered, and lay eggs.
C) The interaction of organisms with their immediate environment or habitat that provides a functional, beneficial, and self-sustaining co-existence.
5. mammal
A) An animal that is not found locally in the wild and is usually brought in from a foreign location.
B) A classification of warm-blooded, vertebrate animals that have hair or fur and are usually live-bearers instead of laying eggs.
C) The interaction of organisms with their immediate environment or habitat that provides a functional, beneficial, and self-sustaining co-existence.
6. reptile
A) A classification of cold-blooded, vertebrate animals that usually have scales and lay eggs; common members include snakes, lizards, alligators, and turtles.
B) An animal that is not found locally in the wild and is usually brought in from a foreign location.
C) An animal that is hunted by another animal as a food source.
7. amphibian
A) The ability of an animal to change its behavior and characteristics in order to survive in its environment.
B) The characteristics of the native environment in which an animal normally lives.
C) A classification of cold-blooded, vertebrate animals that usually have smooth skin and spend the first stages of their life as aquatic animals with gills.

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