What is Zoology? - Definition, Branches & Tools


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If you wanted to study the classification, anatomy, physiology, and development of animals, you'd study:

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1. If you wanted to study insects, you'd become a(n):

2. If you've got a real interest in snakes, maybe you'd consider becoming a(n):

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following questions will help you measure your knowledge of zoology. You will need to identify different branches of this science and what they study.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this set of questions you'll make sure you understand:

  • Scientists who study insects
  • The study of snakes
  • Tools zoologists would use

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main terms, such as ornithology
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what branch of science studies the classification, anatomy and physiology of animals
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about what type of scientists would study either insects or snakes

Additional Learning

You can learn more about these different branches of science by reviewing the lesson titled What is Zoology? - Definition, Branches & Tools. New topics covered will include:

  • The study of fish
  • Paleozoology
  • Ecology
  • Taxonomy
  • Helminthology