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Order Rodentia Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which traits characterize rodents?

Question 2 2. Why does the capybara need water?

Question 3 3. Which of the following are adaptations of the capybara?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is a hedgehog behavior where they find an object with a strong odor, chew on it, and then apply their saliva all over their body?

Question 5 5. In the wild, what is the average lifespan of a hedgehog?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is NOT a region hedgehogs are native to?

Question 7 7. The capybara reproduces once a year, and it:

Question 8 8. The eyes, ears and nose of the capybara are located on top of his head. This enables the capybara to:

Question 9 9. The capybara lives near fresh water, in marshes, swamps, or in rainforests, or near rivers or lakes. Capybaras can be found in the warm climates of:

Question 10 10. What do muskrats eat?

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Question 11 11. How many types, or subspecies, of muskrat live in North America?

Question 12 12. What do the following have in common: rats, muskrats, voles, and gerbils?

Question 13 13. A porcupine may have _____ quills while a hedgehog may have _____.

Question 14 14. Which of the following lives in Africa, Europe, and Asia?

Question 15 15. The main differences between quills on a hedgehog and quills on a porcupine are length, number, and _____.

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Question 16 16. Groundhogs are burrowers. What does this mean?

Question 17 17. Groundhogs are considered mostly herbivorous. What kind of food does a herbivore eat?

Question 18 18. On which continent(s) can the groundhog be found?

Question 19 19. Predators have threatened water vole populations. What else has proven to be a threat to their numbers?

Question 20 20. The introduction to Britain of this mammal has posed a big threat to water voles.

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Question 21 21. The water voles consume 80% of their weight in food every day. They are known to consume _____.

Question 22 22. Which of the following is NOT true regarding muskrats?

Question 23 23. Why do muskrats eat on platforms?

Question 24 24. How do muskrats create lodges?

Question 25 25. What is the size of a typical group of capybaras?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is TRUE about hedgehogs?

Question 27 27. The capybara's natural predators include:

Question 28 28. Which of the following makes the muskrat well-suited to life in the water?

Question 29 29. Hedgehogs range in size from _____, and porcupines from _____.

Question 30 30. What does the groundhog add to its diet to gain extra fat before hibernation?

Order Rodentia Chapter Exam Instructions

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