1. Venus flytrap survive by trapping flies and digesting them. Why?
- Because they do not have a structure similar to other plants, and cannot produce their own food. Therefore, to survive, it eats flies.
- Because they are adapted to only digest flies and cannot photosynthesise.
- Because the grow in bogs, which has soil with very few nutrients.
- Because it lives by its name. It is called a flytrap, therefore it finds it rude to not trap flies.
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2. A star-nosed mole has adapted to have a reaction time of 230 milliseconds. Why?
- Because it has ultra sensitive tendrils that can try out 13 possible targets every second.
- Because it is adapted to take its prey by surprise and efficiency.
- Because it is almost totally blind and dependant on other senses such as touch.
- Because it is incredibly sensitive to touch and smell yet very odd to look at.
3. Why do plants often reduce the surface area of their leaves?
- To reduce heat loss.
- To fit in with the other plants around them.
- To reduce water loss.
- Because it looks cool.
4. What reduces the energy loss of animals in the Arctic?
- Having a thick fur coat.
- Having a layer or rubber beneath their skins.
- Staying active in the early morning and late evening.
- Having soft and silky fur.
5. Why would short roots help a plant to survive?
- So that animals who eat them are able to pull them out with ease.
- So that it can take nutrients from the surface of the soil.
- So that it can be pulled out easily by gardeners.
- So that it doesn't need to use much energy to grow roots to reach water.