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QUIZ: BIRD BIOLOGY

1. The study of birds is called:
ichthyology
herpetology
ornithology
aviology

2. Birds have a ____ heart with _____ circulation.
3 chambered, double loop
4 chambered, double loop
3 chambered, single loop
4 chambered, single loop

3. Birds belong to the phylum ___ and the class ___
chordata, aves
vertebrata, aves
chordata, vertebrata
aves, chordata

4. Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of birds?
feathers
double-loop circulation
hollow bones
ectothermic

5. Which of the following organs is NOT present in birds?
crop
cloaca
intestine
urinary bladder

6. The bird in the picture has legs adapted for:

bird
wading
perching
grasping
swimming

7. The bird in the picture most likely eats:
small mammals
fish
seeds
insects

8. Which of the following pairs is most closely related?
hawks and ducks
sparrows and hawks
pelicans and geese
bluebirds and robins

9. In birds, the crop leads to the:
intestine
gizzard
esophagus
heart

10. The crop is responsible for:
storing food
grinding food
egg production
breathing

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