Worksheet on Animals and its Feeding Habits

Worksheet on animals and its feeding habits contains various types of questions on animals life and its eating habits. We know the feeding habits of animals depend on the type of teeth they have.

Read the concept to answer the questions on animals and its feeding habits.

I. Answer the following questions:

(i) Why do all animals depend on plants for food?

(ii) What is meant by chewing the cud?

II. Rewrite the name of the animal which is not a part of the group:

(i) cow goat lion deer

(ii) tiger camel leopard eagle

(iii) man bear crow rabbit

III. Name three animals which will come under these groups:

(i) Tearing teeth

(ii) Biting teeth

(iii) Gnawing teeth

(iv) Animals which swallow their food

IV. Underline the correct answers:

(i) An elephant/fly uses its trunk to suck liquid food

(ii) The ox/fox is a herbivorous animal.

(iii) Man/Tiger is an omnivorous animal.

(iv) Snakes/Rats swallow their prey whole.

V. Fill in the blanks:       

(i) A dog is an ________.

(ii) A ________ sucks the nectar of the flowers.

(iii) A deer is a ________.

(iv) Snakes ________ their food.

(v) A tiger is a ________.

VI. Tick (√) against the true statement and (X) against the false one:

(i) Carnivores eat fruits and vegetables.

(ii) The tiger is an omnivore.

(iii) The rabbit is a herbivore

(iv) Animals make their own food.

(v) A bear is a herbivore.

(vi) A butterfly sucks nectar.

Check the answers of worksheet on animals and its feeding habits:


I. (i) All animals depend on plants for their food because they either eat plants or the flesh of plant-eating animals.

(ii) Cows and buffaloes first plucks out the grass and swallows it. These animals eat large quantities of grass at one time. Later, they bring up this food from the stomach and keep chewing. For this they use their broad grinding teeth at the back. This chewing of food is called chewing the cud.

II. (i) lion

(ii) camel

(iii) rabbit

III. (i) lions, tigers and snakes

(ii) cows, horse and goats

(iii) rabbits, squirrels and rats

(iv) snakes, frogs and lizard

IV. (i) elephant

(ii) ox

(iii) Man

(iv) Snakes

V. (i) omnivore

(ii) butterfly

(iii) herbivore

(iv) swallow

(v) carnivore

VI. (i) X

(ii) X

(iii) √

(iv) X

(v) X

(vi) √

Third Grade

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