What is an Exoskeleton? - Definition, Advantages & Examples


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What is an exoskeleton?

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1. What is not true about exoskeletons?

2. Which animal does not have an exoskeleton?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

In this quiz/worksheet you will be asked about topics that include a description of an exoskeleton as well as the molting process of insects.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz/worksheet will ask you about:

  • A description of an exoskeleton
  • Animals that do not have an exoskeleton
  • Advantages of an exoskeleton
  • The molting process of insects

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on advantages of an exoskeleton
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the molting process of insects and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding advantages of exoskeletons
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about animals that don't have an exoskeleton

Additional Learning

Improve your knowledge with more detailed information found in the lesson titled What is an Exoskeleton? - Definition, Advantages & Examples. You can also educate yourself on the following objectives:

  • Describe what an exoskeleton is
  • Compare and contrast exoskeletons and endoskeletons
  • Know the category of animal in which exoskeletons are most prominent
  • Relate at least two advantages and at least two disadvantages of exoskeletons
  • Understand the process of molting