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1. Canals are made - (a) naturally, (b) by men or (c) by robots.

2. Complete the sentence.
Insects bodies have 3 main parts - the head, the thorax and a _____________ .

3.Give 3 differences between damselflies and dragonflies.

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4. Why is the Brown Hawker so called ?

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5.Where would you find a common blue damselfly ?

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6. What colour is the Emerald Damselfly when it's mature / older ?

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7. What colour is the female Emerald Damselfly ?

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8. What colour is a Cinnibar moth ?

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9. A Wall brown butterfly's favourite meal is (a) burger and chips, (b) pollen, (c) nectar from the purple Buddelia flowers, (d) leaves.

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10. A pond skater is (a) 12 cm long, (b) 40 cm long or (c) 25 cm long.

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11. A pond skater uses its hind legs to (a) do ballet, (b) impress his friends by doing dangerous stunts, (c) kill its prey or (d) steer.

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12. A water boatman gets its name from (a) it sticks on to boats on the canal and hitches a ride, (b) it rows along using its large back legs or (c) it is shaped like a boat.

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13. Male water boatmen impress their girlfriends by (a) swimming really fast, (b) jumping up into the air, (c) "singing" loudly by rubbing their front legs together or (d) bringing them flowers from the canal bank.

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14. Whirligig beetles have (a) compound eyes, (b) two pairs of eyes, (c) eight eyes or (d) tiny eyes.

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15.A submergent plant is a plant that (a) lives on the canal bank, (b) lives on the wrecks of submarines, (d) lives under water or (d) floats on the surface of water.

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16. Emergent plants are plants that (a) grow out of the canal water, (b) grow under the water in the canal, (c) grow in woodland areas or (d) grow near the towpath.

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17. Free floating plants are plants which (a) float in the canal and are rooted to the canal bed, (b) float freely and are not rooted to the canal bed, (c) plants which fall into the canal and float or (d) plants which people can take from the canal without having to pay.

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18. The common butterwort is a plant that (a) has butter flowers, (b) is carniverous, (c) has hairy leaves or (d) was used to wrap butter in.

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19. Flies breathe through (a) their mouths and noses, (b) a tube called a probiscus, (c) holes along the sides of their bodies or (d) their tails.

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20. The leaves of the Butterburr look like (a) the map of Africa, (b) a pound of butter, (c) rhubarb leaves or (d) a butterworts leaves.

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21. A butterburrs leaves were used to (a) clean butter stains off clothes, (b) add flavour to butter, (c) make butter biscuits or (d) wrap butter in.

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22.Round leaved sundews are carniverous plants which trap flies and insects by (a) dazzling them when the sun comes out making them fall into a stick part of the plant or (b) using the sticky red hairs on its leaves.

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23. Bell heather leaves grow in sandy soil and have (a) a waxy substance on their leaves, (b) a special skin to keep moisture in, (c) waterproof hairs or (d) a special glue.

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