Playtpus Life Cycle Quiz

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Answer the multiplication quiz on the platypus life cycle!

  • 1
    Platypuses are a special type of animal, it lays eggs but gives milk to her offspring. Only platypuses and echidnas do this. What are they called?
  • 2
    What type of animal is the platypus?
  • 3
    Where should the female platypus lay her eggs?
    Up in a tree.
    Bottom of the river.
    Deep in a den below the riverbank.
    In a grassy field.
  • 4
    How long does it take the eggs to hatch after the female has laid them?
    Three months.
    Nine months.
    Thirty days.
    Ten days.
  • 5
    What will the female platypus need to feed it's offspring?
    Small crustaceans.
    Grounded up worms.
    Her own milk.
  • 6
    Where will the platypus find it's food?
    Grassy fields.
    Up in a tree.
    Bottom of the river.
    Surface of the water.
  • 7
    What should the platypus eat?
    Small birds and other mammals.
    Different kinds of fish.
    Small reptiles
    Small crustaceans, tadpoles and worms.
  • 8
    How much should a platypus eat in one day?
    A small handful.
    Five plates of food.
    A very large handful.
    About the size of a plate.
  • 9
    Where is the poisonous spur on the platypus?
    On it's tail.
    Bottom of it's feet.
    Above the heel on it's back leg.
    On it's Bill.
  • 10
    What does the platypus use it's poisonous spur for?
    To climb trees.
    To stun fish.
    To fight other males during mating.
    To swim faster.
  • 11
    How does the male platypus get a mate?
    Builds a den for her.
    Impresses her by fighting other male platypuses.
    Plays with a female until he catches her tail in his bill.
    Catches her food.
  • 12
    What is dangerous for a platypus and what can destroy is habitat?
    Other Platypuses.
    Too many fish in a river.
    Humans, Pollution and predators.

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