Birds: Traits, Types & Importance


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Which of the vertebrate classes do birds belong to?

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1. The general traits of birds include which of the following?

2. Altricial refers to which of the following?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use these interactive learning tools to help improve your understanding of the different types of birds. You'll be asked to identify the major characteristics of birds, as well as other common traits and behaviors.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These learning assessments will test you on:

  • The vertebrate class of birds
  • General traits and behaviors of birds
  • What 'altricial' refers to
  • The definition of nocturnal
  • Natural bird products

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will test you on the following skills:

  • Defining key concepts - identify the five general traits of birds
  • Knowledge application - use what you know to answer questions about different species of birds
  • Reading comprehension - make sure you draw the most important information from the related lesson on birds
  • Distinguishing differences - understand the differences between various bird species all over the world

Additional Learning

To learn more about birds, watch the accompanying lesson on the Characteristics and Types of Birds. The lesson covers the following concepts:

  • Understand the five physical traits of birds
  • Learn how birds fly
  • Understand how birds breed
  • See how birds have adapted to different climates and locations around the world
  • Assess the ecological and economic importance of birds