2nd Class Science Animals Domestic and Wild Animals

Domestic and Wild Animals

Category : 2nd Class

*   Introduction

We have studied about the plant in previous chapter. Plant and animal both are living organism, whereas animals are known as the consumer and plants are called producer in food chain, because plants provide food for animal. Let us learn about different types of animal in this chapter.

 

*       Domestic Animals

The animal which depends on human for their food and shelter is called domestic animal. Cow is a domestic animal which is used by the human for milk and other purpose. Horse is used for traveling from one place to another.

 

The following are the characteristics features of domestic animals:

They live with human.

Domestic animals depend on human for food, shelter, etc.

They are not dangerous for the human being like wild animals.

  

*         Look at the following picture of some domestic animals and their use:

                                 

Horse used for transport                                 Cow used for milk

                                 

Donkey used for load carrying                   Oxen used for cultivation  

 

 

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    Which one of the followings is the name of the given domestic animal?

(a) Goat

(b) Cow

(c) Buffalo

(d) Horse

 

Answer: (a)

Explanations

Given picture is a goat. Therefore, option (A) is correct and rest of the options is incorrect.

 

 

      Which one of the following is true?

(a) Horse is not a domestic animal           

(b) Horse kills the domestic animals

(c) Horse is a domestic animal                   

(d) Horse is an insect

 

Answer: (c)

Explanations 

Horse is a domestic animal. Hence the statement which is given in the option (C) is correct.

 

 

*     Wild Animals

Animal which lives independently in the forest is called wild animal. Most of the wild animals are dangerous. They do not need human beings for their food and shelter.

 

The following are the characteristic features of wild animals:

 

They are non-domestic animals.

They can live without humans.

Some wild animals are land animals, while some are water animals.

They do not need people to provide them food, shelter or breeding partners.

Some of the wild animals are neither flesh eaters nor they are dangerous for human.

 

*         Look at the following picture of some wild animals: 

 

                                                     

 Giraffe                                        Lion                                        Rhinoceros                                       Tiger  

 

 

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     Which one of the following is true about the animal given in the picture?  

(a) This is not a wild animal                         

(b) This is a domestic animal                       

(c) This animal is not dangerous for human

(d) This is a wild animal

 

Answer: (d)

Explanations

The given picture is of lion which is a wild animal. Therefore, option (D) is correct and rest of the options is incorrect.

 

 

     Identify the wild animal given in the picture below.  

(a) Tiger                                                              

(b) Hippopotamus

(c) Panther                                        

(d) Rhinoceros

 

Answer: (d)

Explanations 

The given picture is of a rhinoceros. Therefore, option (D) is correct and rest of the options is incorrect.

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