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What is the name of the mammalian respiratory organ?
a) lungs
b) gills
c) spiracles
d) tracheal tubes

What large muscle aids in mammal breathing?
a) lungs
b) diaphragm
c) costals
d) abdominal muscles

How many chambers are in the mammalian heart?
a) 2
b) 3
c) 4
d) 1

What chemicals do mammals use to regulate body activities?
a) hormones
b) urea
c) blood
d) glucose

What describes a mammal's ability to keep their bodies warm in cool temperatures?
a) marsupial
b) placental
c) ectothermic
d) endothermic

What characteristic distinguishes marsupials from other mammals?
a) a pouch
b) a placenta
c) eggs
d) hair

Which is the only group of mammals that lays eggs?
a) marsupials
b) primates
c) placental mammals
d) monotremes

Which is not a mammalian characteristic?
a) opposable thumbs
b) endothermic
c) hair
d) mammary glands

Mammals that give birth to live young that are mature are called...
a) marsupials
b) placental
c) monotremes
d) primates

Mammals that give live birth to underdeveloped young are...
a) marsupials
b) placental
c) monotremes
d) primates

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