Ticks: Habitat & Diet


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Where are ticks usually found?

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1. Why do ticks live in areas with high humidity?

2. Which of the following do ticks avoid?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Ticks are small but fascinating creatures. You will be tested on where ticks live, why they are attracted to humidity and a key part of their diet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz asks you to:

  • Point out something that ticks try to avoid
  • Explain why people and animals are often unable to feel a tick's bite
  • Tell why ticks live in areas with high humidity

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gathered about where ticks are normally found
  • Knowledge application - use your understanding to point out what ticks eat
  • Reading comprehension - verify that you can read and understand information about the reason that people and animals usually can't detect a tick's bite

Additional Learning

Read the lesson titled Ticks: Habitat & Diet to discover more about this topic. This lesson will teach you about:

  • Tick species that are found in America
  • How ticks find their food
  • What ticks use to stay attached to a host