Ingestion: Definition & Process


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What is ingestion?

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1. Which is NOT a form of endocytosis?

2. What is pica?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding of ingestion. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include endocytosis and methods of ingestion by animals.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Ingestion
  • Forms of endocytosis
  • Pica

Skills Practiced

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

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related ingestion lesson
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about the different methods of ingestion that are seen in animals
  • Defining key concepts- ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as pica and ingestion

Additional Learning

To learn more about ingestion, review the accompanying lesson called Ingestion: Definition & Process. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify what ingestion is and its basic characteristics
  • Learn about cellular endocytosis and how cells carry out ingestion
  • Understand the different methods of ingestion in animals such as filter feeders, deposit feeders, ram feeding and bulk feeding
  • Recall the dangers of abnormal ingestion such as pica