Habitat of the living Worksheet-9

Habitat of the living Worksheet-9

 

True/False:

  1. Many tropical animals have skin shades of brown, which makes them hard to spot among the dry, brown grass.
  2. Camel's long eyelashes and ear hairs protect the eyes and ears from wind.
  3. White fur matches the surroundings (snow) making the polar bear hard to spot.
  4. Some sea animals such as octopuses and squids do not have streamlined shape.
  5. Adaptations refer to changes in an organism over a long period of time.
  6. The ability of certain animals to blend with the surroundings, making them difficult to spot is called adaptations.
  7. Tropical forests have very heavy snowfall.
  8. A polar bear can survive in polar regions because of padded feet and a hump.
  9. Organisms adapt through changes in the body, behaviour, and location.
  10. Temperate forests are found between Tropic of Capricorn.
  11. Deserts are areas that receive very little rainfall.
  12. In hot deserts, daytime temperature in summer can reach 25°C.
  13. Annual rainfall of Desert region is less than 10 cm.
  14. Mangrove trees are found in saline coastal habitats.
  15. Cactus has a thick, waxy coating that prevents water loss and helps it to retain water.
  16. Match the following:

  1. Match the following:

  1. Match the following:

 

Answer key:

  1. False
  2. False
  3. True
  4. True
  5. True
  6. False
  7. False
  8. False
  9. True
  10. False
  11. True
  12. False
  13. False
  14. True
  15. True
  16. 1-c, 2-e, 3-d, 4-a, 5-b
  17. 1-b, 2-d, 3-e, 4-a, 5-c
  18. 1-c, 2-e, 3-a, 4-f, 5-b, 6-d