Climate and adaptation Worksheet-7

Climate and adaptation Worksheet-7


Multiple-Choice Question:

  1. See the picture carefully and answer the following question.

Which of the following terms are correct for the occurrence of seasons on the Earth caused by the revolution of the Earth?

(A) (i) Vernal equinox  (ii) Winter solstice  (iii) Autumnal equinox (iv) Summer solstice 

(B) (i) Vernal equinox  (ii) Summer solstice  (iii) Autumnal equinox (iv) Winter solstice 

(C) (i) Autumnal equinox (ii) Vernal equinox  (iii) Summer solstice (iv) Winter solstice 

(D) (i) Autumnal equinox  (ii) Winter solstice  (iii) Vernal equinox (iv) Summer solstice 


  1. Why sharp quills are present in the porcupine?

(A) For protection                           (B) For camouflage

(C) For warmth                                (D) For movement


  1. Which of these adaptations would help animals survive in a very dry environment with hot daytime temperatures and cold night time temperatures?

(A) thick fur                                      (B) Blubber under the animal’s skin

(C) Hiding in the trees                     (D) ability to tunnel underground


  1. Which of the following adaptations make the animal above best suited for movement in winter? 

(A) Hooves          (B) long legs        (C) large feet


  1. Which of the following adaptations help moose move through a thick wooded forest?

(A) sense of smell

(B) long legs

(C) large antlers (large branching bony appendages on the heads of males in a particular animal species)

(D) brown colour


  1. Which of the following animals have a thick layer of fat called blubber under their skins?

(A) Walrus           (B) Seal                (C) Whale            (D) All of these


  1. Which of the following animals have furry paws that act as snow shoes and help them to move in the snow easily?

(A) Polar bear, Seal, Walrus

(B) Arctic fox, Canadian lynx, Arctic hare

(C) Gorilla, Jaguar, Sloth

(D) Fennec, kangaroo rat, African elephant


Answer Key:

  1. (B)
  2. (A)
  3. (D)
  4. (C)
  5. (B)
  6. (D)
  7. (B)