Animals as a Beast of Burden
Category : 2nd Class
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
What do you mean by "Beast of burden".
(a) Walking animal
(b) Working animal
(c) Running animal
(d) Laughing animal
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)
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.
A cockroach can survive without its head for nine days.
An ant can lift a weight of 10 - 50 times of its own weight.
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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