Turtle vs. Tortoise: Lesson for Kids - Quiz & Worksheet


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What do turtles and tortoises have in common?

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1. What is another name for the shell of a turtle and tortoise?

2. How is a tortoise's carapace different from a turtle's?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Thanks to the quiz and worksheet, you can see how much you know about turtles and tortoises. Their similarities and differences are topics on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can see how much you know about:

  • Another name for the shell of turtles and tortoises
  • How tortoises and turtles are similar
  • Where turtles spend most of their time
  • How a tortoise's carapace is different from a turtle's

Skills Practiced

  • Noticing differences - explain the difference between where tortoises like to spend their time and where turtles like to be
  • Reading awareness - make sure that you know the most important information from the lesson on turtles vs. tortoises
  • Remembering details - remember what you learned about what many kinds of tortoise mothers do after laying their eggs that turtles do not

Additional Learning

To learn more, use the lesson called Turtle vs. Tortoise: Lesson for Kids. This lesson helps you:

  • Determine how well turtles swim
  • Review the habitat of turtles and tortoises
  • Figure out what tortoises like to eat