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KCPE Science revision: Classifying animals questions and answers
KCPE Science revision: Classifying animals questions and answers
The information below is about some vertebrates U, V, W and X. Which one of the following vertebrates could be a reptile? A.U. B.V. C.W. D.X.
Which one of the following statements about frogs and crocodiles is WRONG? A. Both lay eggs B. Their body temperature changes with that of the surroundings. C. Both have scales D. Both spend some time in water.
A termite differs from a spider in that A. A termite has three body parts while the spider has two B. A termite has simple eyes while a spider has compound eyes C. A termite has eight legs while a spider has six D. A termite is segmented while a spider is not segmented.
From the following lists of animals, choose the one that consists of mammals only. A. Bat, Squirrel, tortoise, porcupine. B. Whale, rabbit, bat, kangaroo. C. Whale, hedgehog, owl, salamander. D. Elephant, python, lion, antelope.
Sankuri classified some of the animals he had seen during a visit to a National Park into two groups using a certain characteristic: Which one of the following shows the characteristic that Sankuri used?
The chart below shows a simple classification of vertebrates. Which one of the following groups of vertebrates does W represent? A. Reptiles. B. Amphibians. C. Fish. D. Birds.
A pupil classified some animals as shown in the chart below: Which of the following animals was NOT classified correctly? A. Housefly. B. Spider. C. Chameleon. D. Lizard.
Some pupils used the chart shown below to group small animals they had collected. Which one of the following is represented by Q? A. Weevil. B. Flea. C. Tick. D. Bedbug.
Which one of the following animals lays eggs, breathes by means of lungs and has a constant body temperature? A. Frog. B. Crocodile. C. Duck. D. Whale
Which one of the following animals is CORRECTLY MATCHED with the number of legs it has?
From the following groups of animals, choose the one that consists of reptiles only. A. Python, frog, millipede. B. Chameleon, crocodile, tortoise. C. Earthworm, snake, lizard. D. Newt, roundworm, salamander.
Which one of the following groups of small animals consists of members with similar characteristics? A. Bee, ladybird, beetle, housefly. B. Moth, tick, ant. C. Butterfly, spider, praying mantis. D. Grasshopper, scorpion, termite.
Which one of the following is not a vertebrate? A. Chameleon. B. Rat. C. Snail. D. Lizard.
Which one of the following animals is CORRECTLY MATCHED with its breathing organ?
The chart below shows a classification of small animals according to the number of legs. Which animals are represented by P,Q and R?
The classification chart below was used by some pupils to classify animals they had observed. Into which one of the groups would they classify a frog?
Which one of the following animals is NOT CORRECTLY matched with its characteristics?
Which one of the following statements is true about ALL insects? They A. Undergo complete metamorphosis B. Breathe through spiracles C. Have proboscis D. Have wings
Which one of the following is TRUE about fish, reptiles and amphibians? They have A. Scales B. Gills C. Varying body temperature D. External fertilization.
Which one of the following animals is NOT a mammal? A. Hippopotamus. B. Bat. C. Whale D. Shark.
A certain animal lays eggs, has scales and the body temperature varies with the surrounding. The animal is likely to be a A. Snake B. Platypus C. Toad D. Duck.
The table below shows characteristics of some invertebrates. X, Y and Z represent A.8 cockroach 3 B.6 spider 2 C.6 tick 3 D.8 crab 2
Which pair of characteristics is common to lizard, toad, hawk and platypus? A. Lay eggs, breathe by lungs. B. Body temperature varies, breathe by lungs. C. Have scales, lay eggs. D. Body temperature varies, have scales.
Which one of the following animals has the same number of legs as the tick? A. Weevil. B. Crab. C. Scorpion D. Cockroach.
Which one of the following is TRUE for both chickens and frogs? Both A. Have a constant body temperature B. Have scales. C. Breathe by lungs D. Feed on insects only.
Standard five pupils observed and grouped some small animals. Which one of the following animals were CORRECLTY grouped? A. Ant, tick, spider. B. Beetle, moth, ant. C. Spider, weevil, beetle. D. Tick, moth, weevil
Which one of the following statements about vertebrates is TRUE? A. Fish and amphibians have scales. B. Amphibians and reptiles lay their eggs on land. C. Fish and birds have constant body temperature. D. Reptiles and birds lay fertilized eggs.
Which one of the following animals belongs to the same group as a weevil? A. Crab. B. Mite. C. Spider D. Termite
The following are some characteristics of certain animals: (i)body covered with scales (ii) lay eggs (iii) body temperature varies with the surroundings (iv) breathe through lungs. Which one of the following pairs of animals has ALL the characteristics listed? A. Turtle and shark. B. Lizard and tortoise. C. Tilapia and frog. D. Crocodile and platypus.
Which one of the following consists only of a pair of animals that have constant body temperature? A. Shark and whale. B. Tortoise and ostrich. C. Shark and bat. D. Bat and ostrich.
Which of the following groups of animals consists ONLY of invertebrates? A. Crab, newt and snail. B. Centipede, snail and spider. C. Newt, centipede and slug. D. Slug, frog and crab.
Which of the following statements is TRUE? A. Fish have constant body temperature. B. Birds have varying body temperature. C. Young ones of amphibians live on land. D. Reptiles breathe through the lungs.
Which of the following pairs consists only of animals with scales? A. Toad and duck B. Turtle and salamander. C. Turtle and duck. D. Salamander and toad.
Which one of the following animals has scales on its body? A. Chameleon. B. Whale. C. Toad. D. Newt.
Which one of the following is a characteristic of amphibians? A. Lay their eggs on land. B. Live partly in water. C. Have moist skin with scales D. Adults breathe through gills.
The following are some characteristics of animals: (i)Varying body temperatures. (ii) Lay eggs. (iii) Have scales. (iv) Have a backbone. Which two characteristics are for both toad and duck? A.(i) and (iii) B.(i) and (ii) C.(ii) and (iv) D.(iii) and (iv)
The following are characteristics of a certain animal: (i) Lays eggs (ii) Has constant temperature (iii) Has a hairy body The animal is likely to be A. Ostrich B. Spiny ant eater C. Whale D. Bat
Pupils observed and classified certain animals into two groups E and F as shown below The pupils classified the animals on the basis of A. Carnivorous and herbivorous B. Animals covered with fur and animals covered with scales C. Constant and varying body temperature D. Animals which give birth to young ones and those which lay eggs.
Which one of the following characteristics is found in both tilapia and ducks? A. Have scales B. Filter feeding C. External fertilization D. Breathing under water.
Which one of the following characteristics is found in reptiles but NOT in birds? A.A back bone B. Scales. C. Lungs D. Varying body temperature.
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