2nd Grade Science : Life Science

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for 2nd Grade Science

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Life Science

Select the best example of a habitat for a fish. 

Possible Answers:

Ocean

Forest

Dessert 

Land

Correct answer:

Ocean

Explanation:

A habitat is a home of a plant or animal. 

Fish live in water, so given the answer options the ocean is the best choice. A fish would not be able to survive in a forest, desert, or on land. 

Example Question #2 : Life Science

Select the best example of a habitat for an owl. 

Possible Answers:

River

Sea

Ocean 

Forest 

Correct answer:

Forest 

Explanation:

A habitat is a home of a plant or animal. 

An owl is a type of bird that lives in trees, which are found in forests. Owls could not survive in the sea, ocean, or river because they can't swim. Also, they eat rodents, which are not found in bodies of water. 

Example Question #3 : Life Science

Select the best example of a habitat for a whale. 

Possible Answers:

Ocean

Forest

Pond

Desert 

Correct answer:

Ocean

Explanation:

A habitat is a home of a plant or animal. 

Whales live in water, which means forest and desert are not the correct habitats for a whale. A pond is a small body of water, and most ponds are not very deep. Whales are large animals that require a lot of space, making ocean the best habitat a whale. 

Example Question #4 : Life Science

Select the best example of a habitat for a deer. 

Possible Answers:

Land

River

Ocean 

Desert 

Correct answer:

Land

Explanation:

 habitat is a home of a plant or animal. 

A deer is an animal that lives on the land, and they eat a lot of plants. They can't survive is very hot temperatures, which makes a desert a bad habitat for deer. Also, deers can't swim which would make an ocean and a river bad habitats for deer. 

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