Turtles: Vocabulary Practice (1)

Please choose the most appropriate answer for each sentence.
  • 1
    A turtle's ..... is about 100 years, so they live longer than humans do.
  • 2
    There are seven continents on Earth, and turtles ..... every one except Antarctica.
  • 3
    A turtle's ..... is a complex structure and consists of more than 50 bones. It sits on its back and acts as a shield or hiding place when necessary.
  • 4
    Turtles are part of the ..... class. They are cold-blooded and have scaly skin.
  • 5
    Turtles do not have visible ...... However, they are not deaf because these are found on the interior portion of their heads.
  • 6
    Some turtles live in oceans, but others live in ..... water around the world.
  • 7
    In North America, tortoises spend most of their lives on land. However, turtles are a different type of reptile because they require water in order to ......
  • 8
    Turtles spend most of their lives in the water; however, all turtles lay their eggs on land. Female turtles find warm, safe places and dig ..... for their eggs.
  • 9
    There are many different turtle ..... found all over the world. The American Box Turtle and the Leatherback Sea Turtle are examples.
  • 10
    Turtles are very good swimmers and have ..... feet. However, tortoises don't share this characteristic because they are land animals.

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