Tutorial World Primary 5
 
Name:_________________________ Date:_______________
 

Life Continues (5.2)

A. Write the number of the correct answer in the brackets.
1. Only eggs that are ________ will develop into young animals. ()
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)

 
large
fertilised
laid
healthy
2. Which of the following animals lay eggs?
(a) ants (b) frogs (c) lizards (d) grasshoppers
()
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)

 
(a) and (b).
(b) , (b) and (c).
(a) , (c) and (d).
All of the above.
3. If a species of living thing does not reproduce its own kind, this species will one day ________. ()
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)

 
become extinct
become stronger than other species
change to an egg-laying species
change into another species
4. Mosquitoes spread diseases like ________.
(a) cancer (b) malaria (c) dengue fever (d) flu
()
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)

 
(a) and (b).
(a) and (c).
(b) and (c).
(b) and (d).
5. In the life-cycle of a butterfly, the caterpillar is in the ________ stage. ()
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)

 

egg
larva
pupa
adult
B. Write "T" for true and "F" for false.
1. Caterpillars do not have eyes.
 
()
2. The incubation period of a developing egg is the same for all animals.
 
()
3. Crocodiles and alligators give birth to their young alive.
 
()
4. In a chicken egg, the egg white provides food for the developing chick.
 
()
5. Turtles and tortoises lay eggs which are incubated by the warmth of the sun.

 

()
C. Fill in the blanks with the most suitable word.
1. Mosquitoes in the larva stage are also known as ____________.
 
2. As a tadpole grows to become a frog, ____________ begin to develop so that the frog can breathe on land.
 
3. During the fertilisation process, the sperm must be joined with the ____________.
 
4. The period whereby the egg develops into a baby inside the mother's womb is called the ____________ period.
 
5. Animals reproduce so that they can ____________ their own kind when they die.

 

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