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Session: 2012-2013
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Adaptation in Animals

Work Sheet No. SC/04/2012-13

Section – A:
Q1. Tick ( ) the correct option to complete each of the statements given
a) The polar bear is adapted to live in the
i) Cold mountains ( )

ii) North polar region

( )

b) The yaks are adapted to live in the
i) Hilly region ( )

ii) Himalayan region

( )

c) Sea snake are adapted to live on
i) Land ( )


( )

d) All living things can survive
i) Anywhere ( )

ii) in their own habitat

( )

e) Camel stores excess of food in the form of fat in the
i) Hump ( ) ii) stomach ( )

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giraffe. toad. Adaptation: Nostrils (blowholes) located on the top of their heads Function: _____________________________________ _____________________________________________ Animal: ______________________________________ ©Global Indian International School . frog.Given below is a list of adaptations found in animals. Adaptation: Fur turns white during the cold snowy winter months Function: _____________________________________ _____________________________________________ Animal: ______________________________________ b. zebra. Find the odd one out and give a reason why it is odd: a) Elephant.Q2. rhinoceros. monkey. newts ______________________________________________________________ Section – B: Q3. fox. crow. eagle ______________________________________________________________ c) Tiger. hawk ______________________________________________________________ e) Lizard. bear ______________________________________________________________ d) Parrot. penguin. crow. Adaptation: Produces very little sweat and urine Function: _____________________________________ _____________________________________________ Animal: ______________________________________ c. Give the function of each adaptation and name the animal. a. tiger ______________________________________________________________ b) Lion.

d. A. B: Insects are the only group of animals that have six jointed legs. ©Global Indian International School . i. D: Mammals are the only group of animals that give birth to their young alive. Adaptation: Long. C and D only iii. iii. Hibernate iv. Attract the females. flexible tongue Function: _____________________________________ _____________________________________________ Animal: ______________________________________ e. B and D iv. ii. Avoid gaining too much heat from direct sunlight. A and B only ii. Which of the following statements are true? A: Birds are the only group of animals with feathers. Reduce heat loss to their surroundings. i. A. B and C b. Adaptation: Layer of fat or blubber around their body Function: _____________________________________ _____________________________________________ Animal: ______________________________________ Q4. Choose the correct option: a. C: Fishes are the only group of animals that use gills to help them breathe. Lizards and snakes in deserts like to stay in the shade of plants or rocks to ______________________________________. muscular neck and long.

Observe the classification chart below: Adaptations Behavioural Structural Hunt in pairs Have patterns to blend into the surroundings The chart shows the adaptations of some animals to ___________. Why does a tiger have stripes? i. i. To look striking ii.c. Move in water d. To protect them iii. ©Global Indian International School . To help them fly iv. To hide in the tall grasses so that it can get close to its prey. Attract its mate iii. Breathe in air iv. Get food ii.

Draw one endangered animal and answer the following questions: a. What is the animal’s natural habitat? _________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________ ©Global Indian International School .Section .C: Q5. Name the animal: ___________________________ b.

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