Which of the following is an example of a vertebrate? • a. cnidarian • b. mollusk • c. sponge • d. amphibian
A shark is an example of which type of fish? • a. cartilaginous • b. jawless • c. bony • d. warm-blooded
Which of the following systems helps to put oxygen in blood cells and remove waste gas? • a. the circulatory system • b. the respiratory system • c. the muscular system • d. the digestive system
Which of the following reproduces through regeneration? • a. sea star • b. dragonfly • c. arachnid • d. squirrel
What do all mammals have in common? • a. two legs • b. the ability to lay eggs • c. hair or fur • d. the sense of sight
Compared to other types of vertebrates, fish are the most numerous. What does this mean? • a. Fish are larger in size • b. Fish make up the largest group of vertebrates • c. Fish have colder blood than other vertebrates • d. Fish travel in larger groups than other vertebrates
What is the major difference between vertebrates and invertebrates? • a. Invertebrates have bilateral symmetry; vertebrates have radial symmetry • b. Invertebrates have gills, vertebrates have lungs • c. Invertebrates do not have spinal columns; vertebrates do
Where would you most likely find a parasitic flatworm? • a. In the jungle • b. In the ocean • c. In the digestive system of another animal • d. In a temperate forest
Which of these is part of an animal’s endoskeleton? • a. the skin • b. the lungs • c. the scales • d. the backbone
A skeletal system is made up of • a. bones. • b. muscles. • c. nerves. • d. blood vessels.
Which of these creatures reproduces by budding? • a. a cnidarian • b. a canary • c. a sea star • d. a butterfly
How do land mollusks like snails differ from water mollusks like clams? • a. Land mollusks have shells; water mollusks do not • b. Land mollusks have lungs; water mollusks have gills • c. Land mollusks are hard-bodied; water mollusks are soft-bodied • d. Land mollusks have tentacles; water mollusks do not
What do butterflies and lobsters have in common? • a. They are both mollusks • b. They are both annelids • c. They are both arthropods • d. They are both cnidarians
Some invertebrates, like jellyfish, spiders, and crabs are predators. What does this mean? • a. They cannot move • b. They eat other animals • c. They are parasites • d. They live underwater
Budding is a process in which an animal reproduces • a. when its body grows into a new organism. • b. by the fertilization of an egg cell with a sperm cell. • c. by growing offspring on its body that later break off. • d. by cloning itself when it divides in half.