Dolphins: Life Cycle, Anatomy & Habitat


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There are 44 species of dolphin. How many of them live in rivers?

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1. The term 'flipper' is used to describe which dolphin body part?

2. Which of the following is NOT an anatomical adaptation of dolphins that allows them to travel more easily through the water?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The lives of dolphins are the main focus of these assessments. For the multiple-choice questions, you'll be covering key points like the number of species of dolphin that live in rivers and the body part of a dolphin known as the 'flipper'.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Questions will test your knowledge of:

  • Dolphin adaptations that help them swim
  • The ability of dolphins to find things under water
  • Dolphin pregnancies

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the lives of dolphins
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding a fact about dolphin pregnancies
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the adaptations of dolphins for swimming and their ability to locate things under water

Additional Learning

Explore these animals further with the helpful lesson titled Dolphins: Life Cycle, Anatomy & Habitat. Pay attention to these bullet points below:

  • Places where dolphins live
  • Details about their anatomy
  • The way dolphins are born
  • How they grow up