Climate and adaptation Worksheet-10

Climate and adaptation Worksheet-10

 

Match the following:

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Column A

 

Column B

1.

They have long eyelashes, ear hair, and nostrils that they can close, to keep the sand out when the wind blows.

A.

2.

They are active only during the morning and evening to escape from the scorching heat.

B.

3.

They are nocturnal in nature, only searching for food at night when it is less hot and their long ears help to dissipate heat.

C.

4.

They have very large ears and they flap their ears which cools the blood that in turn cools the body.

D.

5.

They are shaped or coloured in such a way that they match with the surroundings which make them harder to spot.

E.

6.

They have white fur which acts as a good insulation from cold and also helps it to camouflage fromits prey, and enables it to hunt well both on land and in the water.

F.

7.

They huddle together in groups to stay warm and fight their enemies and also to protect the eggs laid by the female ones from the severe cold.

G.

8.

Their furry paws act as snow shoes and help them to move in the snow easily & their furry ears help them to keep the cold out.

H.

9.

They have feathers up to their feet, to keep their body warm and they stay in the Arctic all the year.

I.

 

Answer Key:

  1. 1-B, 2-D, 3-A, 4-E, 5-C 
  2. 1-D; 2-C; 3-B; 4-A
  3. 1-B, 2-I, 3-D, 4-C, 5-A, 6-H, 7-E, 8-F, 9-G