Omnivores: Definition & Examples


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What is the difference between omnivores and carnivores?

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1. Which of the following species is NOT an omnivore?

2. Omnivores have which of the following types of teeth?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are many characteristics that identify an omnivore, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you make sure you understand an omnivore's unique diet. Some topics you'll need to know about in order to pass the quiz include facts about an omnivore's teeth, one disadvantage of being an omnivore, and what makes an omnivore different than a carnivore.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Omnivores' teeth
  • A disadvantage of being an omnivore
  • The definition of an ungulate
  • Examples of omnivore species
  • Difference between an omnivore and a carnivore

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will allow students to test the following skills:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the characteristics of an omnivore
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on physical and dietary features of an omnivore
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as an omnivore and a carnivore

Additional Learning

To learn more about omnivores, check out the corresponding lesson on Omnivores: Definition & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Differentiate between the diets of omnivores, herbivores and carnivores
  • Identify examples of omnivorous mammals, birds and reptiles
  • Understand how an omnivore's teeth have adapted for the consumption of plants and animals
  • Define ungulate
  • Recognize the advantages and disadvantages of the omnivore diet