2nd Class Science Animals Animals as a Beast of Burden

Animals as a Beast of Burden

Category : 2nd Class

*    Animals as a Beast of Burden

A beast of burden is a domesticated animal which has been trained to carry people or goods. Different animals are used around the world as beasts of burden. Some common examples are: elephants, donkeys, asses, horses, yaks, oxen, mules, buffaloes, camels etc. In other words working animals are considered as beast of burden.

 

                                                                                                

Buffalo as a beast of burden              Donkey as a beast of burden                   Camel as a beast of burden  

 

 

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     What do you mean by "Beast of burden".

(a) Walking animal

(b) Working animal

(c) Running animal

(d) Laughing animal

 

Answer: (b)

Explanation 

Beast of burden means a working animal. Therefore, option (B) is correct and rest of the options is incorrect.

 

 

     Which one of the following animal is considered as a beast of burden?

                                                                   

          (a)                                        (b)                                             (c)                                       (d)

 

Answer: (b)

Explanation 

The picture in the option B is of an ass which is considered as the beast of burden. Therefore, option (B) is correct and rest of the options is incorrect.

 

 

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A cockroach can survive without its head for nine days.

An ant can lift a weight of 10 - 50 times of its own weight.

 

 

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Domestic animals like cow, goat, horse, ox etc., live with human.

Wild animals cannot live with human and can be dangerous for other living things. For example: Lion, tiger, bear and panther etc., are wild animals.

Herbivorous animals eat plant food only. For example: cow, goat, rabbit, sheep, horse etc.

Carnivorous animals eat only flesh. For example: Lion, tiger, panther etc.

Omnivorous animals eat both plant and fleshy food. For example: Dog, cat etc.

Scavengers eat flesh from dead body of living organisms. For examples: Vulture, raccoon etc.

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