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Animal Movement

Animal Movement

Animal Movement: Flipper Out With This Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Animal Movement? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Which of the following is a primary type of fish movement?

Body-Caudal Fin
Frontal Flipper
Reverse Pectoral
Median-Caudal Fin
Rotary Gallop
Q. On which side of the fish is the caudal fin?

Q. What is it called when an animal remains motionless for most of its life?

Statue Movement
Q. How fast can a starfish "walk" with its tube feet?

1 meters/second
1 meters/minute
100 meters/minute
1 meter/hour
1 meter/day
Q. An animal with neutral buoyancy will have     ?

The same mass as a boat
The same density as water
Less density than water
Less mass than a boat
More density than water
Q. Bats have over two-dozen joints in their wings that allow them to      .

Fly very high
Fly very fast
Bend their wings in unique ways and change direction quickly
Walk with their wings
Flap their wings more rapidly than birds
Q. What are the thin membranes that flying squirrels can use for gliding called?

Sheet Limbs
Q. Bipedalism might have evolved because it     .

Allowed specialization of forelimbs
Improved balance
Improved metabolism
Allowed for longer toes
Allowed animals to swim
Q. What is a bait ball?

A dense cluster of tiny fish that is rounded up by predators working together
A defense mechanism that tiny fish use when many predators are around
An apparatus used to locate fish
Both A and C
Both A and B
Q. Which of the following can complicate water movement?

Water density
Water pressure
Water currents
All of the above