TOPICAL TEST 2 : SURVIVAL OF THE SPECIES

Section A
This question paper consists of 25 questions. Answer all questions. Every question is followed by four options A, B, C  and D. Choose the correct answer. 1 Diagram 1 shows a species of animal. Hen Leopard
Diagram 3 Diagram 1

How does this animal take care of its young? A Keep its young in mouth. B Buries its eggs in the sand. C Hides its egg in a dark place. D By feeding its young. 2 The following information shows the characteristic for two different animals, P and Q.

Which of the following is the relationship between these two animals? A They stay in herds. B They feed their young. C They hide their young. D They attack in order to protect their eggs or young when they are disturbed. 6 Animal X eats eucalyptus leaves only to survive. What is animal X? A C

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P - Lay many eggs at one time. Q- Take care of its young.

What are P and Q? P A B C D Monkey Cockroach Lion Cat Q Butterfly Dog Frog Snail B D

3 Diagram 2 shows an animal. 7 Diagram 4 shows four types of animals.

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Diagram 2

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Diagram 4

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How does this animal ensure the survival of its species? A Stay in herds B Hides its young C Keep its young in its pouch D Carry its young using its trunk 4 Which of the following animals and their behaviours are matched correctly? Animal Frog B C Cockroach Kangaroo Behaviour Lays small amount of slimy eggs Lays eggs under the leaves Carry its young in its pouch

Which of the following animals take care of their young? A J and K C K and L B J and L D L and M 8 Which of the following are the ways animals ensure the survival of their spesies? I Hide their eggs underground II Feed their young III Lay only one egg IV Leave their young in the wild A I and II B I and III C II and III D III and IV 9 Diagram 5 shows the activities carried out by birds.

D Scorpion Stay in herds 5 Diagram 3 shows the relationship between two animals.
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Diagram 7 Diagram 5

What is the purpose of the activities? A Growth C Reproduction B Competition D Survival of the species 10 Which of the following activities will not ensure the survival of the species? A Staying in herds B Incubating their eggs C Leaving the eggs to hatch on their own D Producing a lot of eggs covered with slimy substances 11 The following information lists the characteristics of an animal. • Give birth to its young. • Suckles its young. • Attacks the enemies that disturb its young. Which of the following animals have the characteristics shown above? I Eagle III Elephant II Leopard IV Crocodile A I and III C I and IV B II and III D III and IV 12 Diagram 6 shows the eggs of a frog.

What is the characteristic of this fruit to its method of dispersal by animals? A Light B Fragrant C Have air spaces D Covered by a waxy skin 15 Which of the following is matched correctly? Plant Rambutan B C D Angsana Guava Balsam Agent of dispersal Wind Animal Water Explosive mechanism

16 Diagram 8 shows a plant being dispersed by wind.

Diagram 8

Which of the following plants has the same dispersing way as the plant shown? A Water lily C Balsam plant B Angsana D Lovegrass 17 Which of the following characteristics of fruits is likely to be dispersed by animals? A With hard skins B With fine hairs C With air spaces D With hooks 18 Diagram 9 shows a fruit.

Diagram 6

Which of the following are the characteristics of the eggs that help in the survival of the frogs? I The eggs are slimy. II The eggs are smelly. III The eggs are large in number. IV The eggs have hard shell. A I and II B I and III C II and III D III and IV 13 Which of the following fruits or seeds have similar way of dispersal? I Okra III Balsam plant II Lallang IV Rambutan fruit A I and II C II and IV B II and III D III and IV

Diagram 9

Which of the following fruits or seeds can be dispersed by the same way as the fruit shown? A C

B

D

14 Diagram 7 shows a fruit.

19 The following information lists the characteristics of a type of seed. • Fine hairs • Wing-like structure
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• Light • Small

This type of seed is likely to be dispersed by A wind. C water. B animal. D explosive mechanism. 20 Diagram 10 shows four types of fruits.
Diagram 12

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Diagram 10

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The seeds of which fruits are dispersed by explosive mechanism? A P and Q C R and S B Q and R D P and S 21 Diagram 11 shows a coconut drifting away from its tree.

Which of the following characteristics enables the seeds to be dispersed? A Fragrant smell B Brightly coloured C Wing-like structure D Dry and hard when ripe 24 Diagram 13 shows a type of fruit.

Diagram 13

Diagram 11

Which of the following are characteristics that enable the coconut to be drifted away? I A husk II A soft shell III A waxy skin IV Wing-like structure A I and II C II and III B I and III D III and IV 22 The following information lists the characteristics of fruit X and Y. X - Small and light Y - Fragrant and brightly coloured Which of the following represents fruit X and Y? X Lallang B C D Dandelion Rubber Rubber Y Pong-pong Mango Ladies’ finger Coconut

Which of the following plants disperses its seeds or fruits in the same way as the fruit shown? A Lotus B Meranti C Rubber D Flame of the forest 25 Why must seeds be dispersed away from the parent plant? I To ensure the survival of the species. II To ensure competition for sunlight. III To ensure the plants obtain sufficient space for growth. IV To dominate other species. A I and II B I and III C II and III D III and IV

23 Diagram 12 shows the dispersal method of a plant.

Section B
Answer all the questions. Write your answers in the spaces provided. 1 Diagram 1 shows the activities of animals in their natural habitat.
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L : _____________________________________ [3 marks] P Q (c) State two characteristics of fruit in group L in relation with the method of dispersal. 1. ______________________________________ 2. ______________________________________ R
Diagram 1

[2 marks] (d) In which group do the following plants belong to? Angsana : _______________________________ Lovegrass : ______________________________ [2 marks] (e) Give another example of plant that has the same method of seed dispersal as group K. ________________________________________ [1 mark] 3 Diagram 3 shows the cross section of a fruit.

(a) Describe how these animals take care or protect their eggs or young. P : _____________________________________ Q : _____________________________________ R : _____________________________________ [3 marks] (b) Why does animal P lay many eggs? ________________________________________ [1 mark] (c) Predict what will happen if animal P does not take care of its eggs. ________________________________________ [1 mark] (d) State one example of animal which uses the same way to take care of its young as animal Q. ________________________________________ [1 mark] 2 Diagram 2 shows the classification of fruits or seeds.

Diagram 3

(a) Name the plant that produces the fruit. _______________________________________ [ 1 mark] (b) How is the fruit dispersed? ________________________________________ [ 1 mark] (c) State two characteristics that help the fruit to be dispersed. 1. ______________________________________ 2. ______________________________________ [ 2 marks] (d) What is the natural habitat of the plant that produces the fruit? ________________________________________ [ 1 mark]

Diagram 2

(a) Why is it important for seeds to be dispersed? ________________________________________ [1 mark] (b) State the way of dispersal for the fruits or seeds shown in Diagram 2. J : ______________________________________ K : _____________________________________
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