Reptiles Lesson for Kids: Definition, Characteristics & Facts


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All reptiles have each of the following characteristics in common, EXCEPT which choice?

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1. Which group of reptiles does an animal belong to if it has a hard shell as part of its backbone, has scales, and lays eggs?

2. What kind of food do most lizards eat?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz tests your knowledge of reptiles. To pass the quiz, you'll need to know the different groups of reptiles and understand the characteristics that all reptiles share.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be asked to:

  • Know what characteristics all reptiles have in common
  • Recognize different reptile groups
  • Remember what food lizards eat
  • Understand what tuataras do and do not eat
  • Identify reptiles that are and are not predators

Skills Practiced

You'll practice the following skills:

  • Distinguishing differences - know the difference between food that tuataras do and do not eat
  • Knowledge application - use what you know about reptiles to recognize which reptiles are not predators
  • Information recall - remember what you learned about different reptile groups

Additional Learning

Read the lesson called Reptiles Lesson for Kids: Definition, Characteristics & Facts to learn more facts about this type of animal. The lesson helps you:

  • Know where reptiles live
  • Learn how long the Galapagos tortoise can live
  • Understand the difference between a crocodile and an alligator