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Plants and animals have the hard job of surviving in a very wild world. How do they do it? There are many ways plants and animals have adapted in order to survive. Camouflage is one way animals adapt to survive. For some animals, this means that their fur, scales, or skin are a similar colour to the land around them. Deer, for example, have brown fur that blends in with the trees, so it’s harder for predators to see them. This saves them from becoming prey to a larger animals. Some animals can change colour to match their environment. Many people think of chameleons when they think of this type of camouflage, but rabbits are a great example as well. Some rabbit’s fur will change colours depending on the season. Their fur might be brown in the spring, summer and fall to match the trees, but the brown fur will fall out and white fur will grow in the winter to blend in with the snow. This way the rabbit is safer from predators year-round.
Some insects, instead of blending in with their environment, look like something else that will deter animals from eating them. A walking stick looks just like a stick so that predators will pass it by without noticing it. Katydids mimic leaves. Some moths and butterflies have designs on their wings that make them look like snakes or owls, to scare away their predators.
For some plants, however, they don’t want to blend in; they want to stand out to survive! Many plants grow flowers with colourful petals to attract bees. The bees help pollinate the flowers so that they can produce new flowers. Instead of hiding, some plants and animals develop structures that aim to hurt anything that tries to hurt them. Some plants develop thorns so that animals will not eat them. Some animals have extremely sharp teeth, horns and claws so they can fight off other animals. Porcupines and hedgehogs have spikes, called quills or spines, covering their backs so animals won’t dare to mess with them, let alone eat them!
Which word in the passage means the same as ‘imitate’?
CHOOSE THE CORRECT OPTION TO COMPLETE EACH SENTENCE.
My little sister _______ a new laptop for her birthday last month.
B was bought
C has bought
D had bought
BOUGHT ..................... WHY IS IT WAS BOUGHT
CHOOSE THE PART OF THE SENTENCE THAT HAS AN ERROR.
Is the video game yours in keeps or do you have to return it?
AIs the video game
Byours in keeps
Cor do you
Dhave to return it?
I had selected the right option which was option B but you have marked it as wrong.
CHOOSE THE CORRECT MEANING OF THE GIVEN IDIOM / PROVERB.
A bird's eye view
A To have bird like eyes.
B To use a bird's eye to see.
C A general view from above.
D Flying into the sky in order to look down.
It actually means to have a good view on top of the place
CHOOSE THE MOST SUITABLE OPTION TO COMPLETE EACH SENTENCE.
Come on, ________; there is no point in hiding the truth now.
CHOOSE THE PART OF THE SENTENCE THAT HAS AN ERROR.
Madhu brought a new phone with her own money.
A Madhu brought
B a new phone
C with her
D own money.
Brought is correct... I think the sentence is correct... please let us know what should be in place of 'brought '
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Six tons of pure power whacks an ice floe floating in cold Arctic waters. The seal lying on top of the ice doesn't stand a chance. Knocked into the sea, the seal becomes a meal for one of the ocean's top predators–the huge orca, or killer whale.
Orcas hunt everything from fish to walruses, seals, sea lions, penguins, squid, sea turtles, sharks, and even other kinds of whales. Depending on the season and where they are, their diet varies - some orcas eat more fishes and squid than seals and penguins. But wherever they are in any of the world's oceans, average-sized orcas may eat about 500 pounds (227 kilograms) of food a day. Orcas have many hunting techniques, and bumping seals off ice is just one of them.
Often referred to as wolves of the sea, orcas live and hunt together in cooperative pods, or family groups, much like a pack of wolves. They work together as they hunt. Groups of orcas cooperate to herd fish into a compact area so that they're easier to eat. They will also slap their tails onto the water's surface, causing a wave to wash prey, such as penguins or sea lions, off ice floes and into the water. Sometimes, a pod of whales will join forces to surround a larger animal, such as a blue whale. They chase, bite, and wear it down until it becomes a meal.
Orcas' teeth, numbering about 45 and each measuring about 3 inches (7.6 centimetres) long, are shaped for ripping and tearing prey. Orcas do not chew their food. They can swallow small seals and sea lions whole. The prey easily slides down the orcas' throats. Bigger prey is eaten in chunks. Ocras' backs are black and their stomachs are white. Animals looking down on an orca from above, such as a seal on an ice floe, might not see it because the whale's dark back blends with the water below. On the other hand, the whale's white underside blends with the light streaming down into the sea from the surface, making it hard to be spotted from below. The colour pattern of orcas help them sneak up on their prey and attack them. With orcas camouflaged so well, those prey fish, penguins or seals are likely to miss the danger heading their way, as the killer whale once again proves it is the oceans' superbly designed hunter.
In order to catch penguins or sea lions, the orcas __________.
A use their unique calling sound
B slap the water with their tail to create a wave, which washes their prey into the water
C whack the ice so hard that the penguins/sea lions fall down from it
D cooperate with other whales and herd the penguins/sea lions