Form and Movement in Animals Worksheet-2

Form and Movement in Animals Worksheet-2


Multiple-Choice Question:

  1. What is the study of bones called?

(A) Ontology                                  (B) Oncology

(C) Osteology                                 (D) Ornithology


  1. What is the strongest bone in the human body?

(A) Femur                                      (B) Humerus

(C) Tibia                                         (D) Ischium


  1. If you had a problem with your knee, what type of specialist would you see?

(A) Neurologist                             (B) Orthopaedist

(C) Nephrologist                           (D) Opthalmologist


  1. Which of the following is not a bone disorder?

(A) Osteomyelitis                         (B) Rickets

(C) Osteoporosis                           (D) Ossification


  1. Which of the following is a function of cartilage?

(A) Supporting soft tissue

(B) Storing sodium and potassium ions

(C) Helps in movement

(D) None of these


  1. Most fish have a streamlined shape - the head and the tail are narrow; the middle portion of the body is broader,

(A) Which offers least resistance to the flow of water

(B) The middle portion has stomach which makes it broader

(C) Most of the processes take place in the middle part that’s why it is broder

(D) None of these


  1. If gravity pulls everything down then how do birds fly?

(A) To minimise the effect of gravity, they have hollow bones

(B) They eat very less

(C) They drink less water

(D) They live in trees from where they can take off easily


  1. Birds need a large amount of energy to fly but they eat very small amount of food. How do they survive then?

(A) They are very small so they need less food

(B) Their digestive system is not properly developed to consume complex food

(C) Birds eat food that is very high in usable calories

(D) None of these


  1. Why babies of birds do not develop inside the bird’s body?

(A) To minimize the effect of gravity, its body should be light

(B) The foetus will be harmed while flying

(C) They eat very less so the foetus will not get proper nourishment

(D) None of these


Answer Key:

(11)–(C); (12)–(A); (13)–(B); (14)–(D); (15)–(A); (16)–(A); (17)–(A); (18)–(C); (19)–(A)