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1. Fill in the blanks.
A bat looks like a
and flies like a .
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2. Which of these mammals use powered flight? (Check the correct answer.)
Flying squirrel
Bat
Pterosaur
Flying fish
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3. Check the answers which complete this statement. A bat's wings form its __________ system.
reproductive
inlet
combustion
propulsion
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5. Complete this sentence.
A bat's bones are covered with a double layer of thin skin called a . Check it!

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6. What kind of motion do bats have while flying through the air? (Check the correct answer.)
figure 8
rowing
slow up and down motion
acrobatic
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9. Birds use their tail for a brake, what does a bat use? (Check the correct answer.)
Shoulders
Nose
Wings
Feet
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11. Which of these can hover like a helicopter? (Check all answers that apply.)
All birds
Hummingbirds
Bats
Flying Lemurs
Golden Tree Snake
Some Insects
Flying Squirrels
Flying Fish
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12. What is the animal order of bats? (Check the correct answer.)
Cichorium intybus
Chiromancy
Chippendale
Chiroptera
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13. What are the two main groups of bats called? (Check the correct answers.)
Mini-bats
Batmen
Batwomen
Megabats
Midibats
Microbats
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16. Complete this sentence.
The speed of bats has been clocked up to . miles per hour. Check it!

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17. Microbats have small wings. What do they eat? (Check the correct answer.)
Minibats
Insects
Fruit
Tree Bark
Hummingbirds
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18. Megabats are large with big eyes. They use their keen vision: (Check the correct answer.)
To navigate and locate nectar, pollen and fruit to eat.
To spot small animals for food.
For echolocation.
To look for thermals to aid in gliding flight.
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19. When do bats fly? (Check the correct answer.)
day
night
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20. How many insects can small bats eat? (Fill in the blanks.)
A little brown bat can eat up to insects in an hour, while a colony can consume tons of insects in a year.

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21. Where do bats made their homes? (Check all correct answers.)
barns
attics
caves
hollow trees
anywhere it is cool and dark
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22. About how many different kinds of bats are there in the world? (Check the correct answer.)
2
5
Almost 100
More than 100
More than 1000
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23. What is the most common bat in the United States? (Check the correct answer.)
the flittermouse
the fisherman bat
Hog-Nosed Bats
the little brown bat
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24. Fill in the blanks.
Bats are very clean animals, who groom their and their regularly. Check it!

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25. Are bats helpful to humans? (Check the correct answer.)
Yes. They are very beneficial to humans and the environment.
No. They are harmful to humans and damage the environment.
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