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Animal Life (Term 3 Chapter 2 | 3rd Science)



I. Choose and write the correct answer.

1. Mosquito sucks its food. Which of the animals given below suck their food?

a) Cockroach

b) Parrot

c) Butterfly

Answer : c) Butterfly


2. Bear sometimes eats pumpkin and sometimes eats fish. So, it is an _____.

a) Carnivore

b) Omnivore

c) Herbivore

Answer : b) Omnivore


3. A bird that has beak which helps it to crack open shells and eat the seed inside is

a) Sparrow

b) Owl

c) Kingfisher

Answer : a) Sparrow


4. Flesh eating animals have well developed __________.

a) Molars

b) Tusks

c) Canines

Answer : c) Canines


5. Elephant is a__________ .

a) Herbivore

b) Carnivore

c) Omnivore

Answer : a) Herbivore


6. Choose the carnivore.

a) Deer

b) Lion

c) Giraffe

Answer : b) Lion


7. In a food chain, a _________ can be placed immediately before a snake.

a) Eagle

b) Frog

c) Grass

Answer : b) Frog


8. Select the animal that has similar eating habit like a bear.

a) Camel

b) Deer

c) Hen

Answer : c) Hen


9. Find the odd one based on the habitat.

a) Deer

b) Fish

c) Fox

Answer : b) Fish


10. Which of the following has different eating habits compared to the others?

a) Elephant

b) Cow

c) Dog

Answer : c) Dog


II. Fill in the blanks.

1. A small habitat is leaf ( forest / leaf ).

2. Butterflies suck nectar ( nectar / water ) from flowers.

3. Chisel beak is present in woodpecker ( sparrow / woodpecker ).

4. The parrot eats nuts ( rats / nuts ).

5. A food chain always begins with plants ( plants / animals ).


III. Answer the following questions.

1. Land and water are common habitats. What is a habitat?

The living place of an animal or a plant is called habitat.

2. Give two examples for each.

a. Terrestrial Animal: Lion , Cat

b. Aquatic Animal : Fish, Crab

3. Why animals move from place to place?

Animals move from place to place in search of food.

4. Nectar is the food of butterfly. Then, what is the food of earthworm?

Organic waste in the soil is the food of earthworm. 

5. Differentiate a herbivore from a carnivore.


1. They eat only plants

2. They have sharp, straight edge flat called incisors

3. Eg: Deer, Cow


1. They eat only flesh of other animals.

2. They have sharp, pointed teeth called canines

3. Eg: Tiger, Lion

6. Is human an omnivore or carnivore?

Human is an omnivore.

7. Give an example of a food chain.

Leaves Caterpillar Hen Hawk

8. Choose the correct food chain from the following.

a. Leaves → Bird→ Insect

b. Insect→ Leaves →Bird

c. Leave→ Insect → Bird

Answer : c. Leave→ Insect → Bird


IV. Project

Collect and paste the pictures of plant eating animals and flesh eating animals.


Identify and write the names of the animals by using the keywords given.

Let Us Connect

Link the animals that live in water and live on land.

Pig, Mussel,  Deer,  Starfish,  Dog,  Whale,  Frog,  Tiger, Monkey, Crab, Camel, Horse, Seahorse, Lion, Elephant, Cow

Let Us Help

There is a zoo near your town. Due to some reasons, they have to take the animals back to their habitat. Where will they take each of the following animals?

(Tiger, Crab, Turkey, Giraffe, Cat, Fish, Bear, Donkey, Camel, Crow, Zebra, Duck, Elephant, Tortoise, Pig, Peacock, Lion)

Plains: Turkey, Elephant, Cat, Donkey, Camel, Crow, Pig, Peacock

Forests: Tiger, Elephant, Giraffe, Bear, Zebra, Lion

Ponds: Crab, Fish, Duck, Tortoise

Let Us Find

A. Circle the odd one based on habitat.

a. Lion, Elephant, Monkey, Whale

b. Shark, Dog, Jelly fish, Star fish

B. Write the names of the animal with the help of the clues given.

(Penguin, Whale, Octopus, Duck)

1. Octopus has eight arms. It lives in the ocean. 

2. Penguin cannot fly, but it swims very well. 

3. Whale is the largest animal in the sea. 

4. Duck is a common water bird. 

Let Us Do

Colour the animals that live in water.

Let Us Connect

Match the animals with their living place.

Let Us Connect

Match these animals with their homes.

Write the foods of given animals using the following words.

(Carrot, Deer, Milk, Grass, Grains)

Think and share. 

Why should animals get food?

Animals cannot make their own food. They depend on plants or other plant-eating animals for their food. They move in search of food.

Let us discuss the following and complete the sentence.

( earthworm, butterfly, mosquito, spider, elephant, lion, hen )

I am a lion.

I am the king of the forest. I eat animals like deer, zebra and giraffe by hunting them.

I am a female mosquito.

I suck blood from animals. But males of my family feed on plant juices.

I am a hen.

I eat cereals, small insects, earthworms etc.

I am a butterfly.

I suck nectar from flowers.

I am a spider.

I eat small insects that fall in my web

I am an elephant.

I feed on coconut leaves, plants, sugarcane, banana etc. I use my trunk to take my food.

I am an earthworm.

I ingest soil with organic wastes and microbes.

Let Us Connect

Help the animals to find their food. Use different colour for each animal.

Let Us Do

Complete the worksheet using the following hints.

(Tiger, Lizard, Deer, Dove, Honeybee, Butterfly, Goat, Fox, Squirrel, Woodpecker )

1. Grain eating animals : Dove, Squirrel

2. Plant eating animals : Deer , Goat

3. Flesh eating animals : Tiger, Fox

4. Honey eating animals : Honeybee, Butterfly

5. Insect eating animals : Woodpecker, Lizard

Let us think

Elephant is a herbivore. But its front teeth are not flat. How can we call them?

Answer: Tusks

Think and Answer

You tell your friend that you are an omnivore. But he tells that he is an herbivore. It is right or wrong? How?

Answer: Yes, it is right. Because he eats only vegetarian meals

Let Us Connect

Observe the pictures and draw a line to connect them to the appropriate jars.

Let Us Find

Circle the foods that the animal will eat. You can choose more than one, if applicable.

Let Us Find

From the given diagram, identify which animal group is represented by ‘B’ and write three examples of it.

A: Eats only plants : Deer

B: Eats both plants and flesh: Crow

C: Eats only flesh: Lion

Let Us Flay

Play in pairs. Think of a wild animal. Give three hints to your friend about the animal and let him or her guess its name. Take turns.

Watch and Learn

Look at flowering plants near your school or home. Watch the butterflies which visit those plants. Do they come at all times in a day? Do they sit still or fly from flower to flower?

Answer: No, they don’t sit still. They fly from flower to flower.

Think and Answer

Have you ever wondered why birds have beaks of different shapes and sizes?

Answer: Yes, I have wondered why different birds have different types of beaks. It is a fact that beaks are adapted to the food habits of birds.

Let Us Draw

1. Draw the beaks of birds which perform the following functions.

2. Draw and colour a parrot.

Let Us Find

Observe the picture and name the animals in it.

1. Lion

2. Giraffe

3. Zebra

4. Elephant

5. Tiger

6. Fish

Try to Answer

1. Select the food chain that can exist in nature.

A. Grass → Wheat → Grasshopper → Frog → Snake

B. Grass → Rabbit → Fox → Lion

C.Wheat → Grasshopper → Snake→ Frog

2. Form any two food chains using the following.

(Grass, Tiger, Deer, Dolphin, Fish, Insect, Snail, Plant, Kingfisher)

Food chain 1: Grass → Deer → Tiger

Food chain 2: Insect → Fish → Kingfisher

Let Us Complete

Complete the food web.

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