1. Why do humans have a gut of intermediate length between carnivores and herbivores?
- Humans are omnivores (eat both meat and plant material)
- The human gut is more efficient than a herbivore gut
- Humans do not need to digest cellulose
- Carnivores and herbivores can regurgitate their food it needs to digest it further
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2. What difference is there between the guts of carnivores and herbivores?
- Carnivores have a longer small intestine than herbivores
- The carnivore gut is much shorter than the herbivore gut
- Carnivores have a larger caecum than herbivores
- Herbivores have a duodenum, carnivores do not
3. What are the stages in incomplete metamorphosis?
- Egg > Nymph (or instars) > Adult (or imago)
- Egg > Adult (or imago) > Nymph (or instars)
- Egg > Adolescent > Nymph (or instars) > Adult (or imago)
- Egg > Pupa > Nymph (or instars) > Adult (or imago)
4. Where in the human gut does absorption take place?
- Small intestine and large intestine
- Mouth and large intestine
- Stomach, small intestine and large intestine
- Large intestine
5. What is the correct difference between the dentition of a carnivore and a herbivore?
- A carnivore's canines are indistinguishable from its other teeth, herbivores have distinguished canines
- Carnivores have a horny pad for gripping onto prey, herbivores do not
- Herbivores have a diastema, whereas carnivores do not
- Herbivores have specially developed carnassials for grinding down plant material, carnivores do not