Vertebrates: Definition, Features & Classification - Quiz & Worksheet


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The word vertebrate means which of the following?

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1. Which of the following features apply to vertebrates?

2. What is the function of neural crest cells?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The purpose of this quiz/worksheet is to challenge your knowledge of things like vertebrates, neural crest cells, and the sub-phylum Vertebrata.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You're going to be assessed on:

  • What vertebrate means
  • Features of vertebrates
  • Functions of neural crest cells
  • Groups associated with sub-phylum Vertebrata
  • Habitats in which vertebrates live

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding properties of vertebrates
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding sub-phylum Vertebrata groups and interpret it correctly
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main terms, such as vertebrae

Additional Learning

Go ahead and watch our affiliated video lesson, Vertebrates: Definition, Features & Classification, to strengthen your grasp on this material. Concepts covered will include:

  • Classifications of vertebrates
  • Features exclusive to vertebrates
  • Examples of vertebrates