Hermit Crab Facts: Lesson for Kids - Quiz & Worksheet


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Why does a hermit crab need a shell from another animal?

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1. Hermit crab is crustacean. This means they are closely related to _____

2. Hermit crabs are omnivores. What does this mean?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You've probably seen hermit crabs in pet stores--maybe even had one as a pet yourself! But how much do you know about them? This quiz and worksheet has some questions for you that will see how many facts about hermit crabs you can remember!

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These questions will see what you know about:

  • Hermit crab shells
  • Crustaceans
  • Omnivores
  • The social lives of hermit crabs

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - answer these quiz questions to see what kinds of facts about hermit crabs you can remember
  • Reading comprehension - make sure that you understand where hermit crabs fit in the animal kingdom and the animals they're related to
  • Knowledge application - choose the correct facts about hermit crabs from our multiple-choice questions

Additional Learning

More facts about hermit crabs are found in the lesson called Hermit Crab Facts: Lesson for Kids. Read over this lesson to learn all about:

  • Species of hermit crabs
  • Crustaceans
  • What hermit crabs eat
  • Pet hermit crabs