1. Why do plants often reduce the surface area of their leaves?
- To reduce heat loss.
- To reduce water loss.
- Because it looks cool.
- To fit in with the other plants around them.
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2. What are the special features called, that living organisms use to survive in their particular habitat?
3. Why is it important seeds are spread far away from the parent plant?
- So that the parent plant cannot take away most of the water, nutrients and light.
- So that the parent plant has no chances in killing the offspring.
- Because parent plants want the offspring to take a look at the wider world.
- So that the offspring can find a new place to develop adaptations and survive there.
4. What makes a successful competitor amongst animals?
- Having a good immune system so no diseases affect them.
- Being popular amongst other animals so they know not to mess with them.
- Having adaptations to the environment they live in.
- Having good genes so that they can survive easily.
5. How do plants acquire water in hot and dry climates?
- They start to wilt and pretend to die so that they can be watered.
- They hibernate until it rains, when they begin to grow again.
- They have extensive root systems that spread over a wide area.
- They tend to move towards water, moving around a millimetre each day.