Natural Science Unit 2 questions
Questions to study Unit 2 of Natural Science: Working Animals
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
Transcripts - Natural Science Unit 2 questions
UNIT 2. WORKING ANIMALS.
1. What do animals provide us with?
They provide us with food, materials, work and company.
2. What are four very important foods that come from animals?
Meat, milk, eggs and honey.
3. What are four materials we use every day that come from animals?
Animals skins, animal fibres, animal bones and shells, feathers, waste and
4. What do we use animal skins for?
To make shoes, clothing, bags and leather.
5. What do we use animal fibres for?
To make clothing and carpets.
6. What do we use animal bones and shells for?
They are carved into decorative items.
7. What do we use feathers for?
To fill pillows, duvets and coats.
8. What do we use other substances for?
9. What do we use animal waste for?
To fertilize crops and soil.
10. How horses and elephants help us work?
They are strong, so they help us by carrying heavy loads, pulling carts and
11. How dogs help us work?
They are intelligent and have got a good sense of smell. They help us by
guarding our homes, herding and rescuing people.
12. How cats help us work?
They are very good hunters. They keep our buildings free from mice and
13. What are pets?
They are animals that live with us at home. We feed them and enjoy their
14. How was our relationship with animals in the past?
Long ago humans would hunt animals for food.
15. How is our relationship now with animals?
We domesticate and breed them in captivity and also keep them as pets.
16. What tools do we use for fishing now?
Nets and special equipment to track shoals of fish.
17. What are the advantages of domesticating and breeding animals?
That you can have animal products available whenever you need them.
18. What is livestock?
The name we give to animals that we breed.
19. What is animal husbandry?
It’s the activity of breeding and looking after these animals.
20. Who are involved in animal husbandry?
Farmers that feed animals and vets that look after their health.
21. Where can we keep livestock?
Open in fields, or in buildings, stables or barns.
22. What is cattle?
The name we give to cows, bulls and calves.
23. What does the sheep give us?
Meat, milk and wool.
24. What does the goat give us?
Meat, milk and skin to make leather.
25. What does the pig give us?
Meat, fat and skin.
26. What does the rabbit give us?
Meat, fur and skin.
27. What is poultry?
The name we give to birds that are bred for meat, eggs and feathers.
28. What animals do we normally breed?
Chickens, turkeys, ducks and geese.
29. What time of fish do we breed?
Freshwater fish, such as trout in artificial ponds.
Saltwater fish, such as salmon and tune in the sea.
Molluscs, such as mussels and oysters on trays in the sea.
Arthropods, such as crabs, lobsters and shrimps in special aquariums.