Hummingbirds

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Why are they called hummingbirds?
They sing when they fly.
Their song sounds like humming.
They are very light.
Their wings make a humming sound.
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How do hummingbirds eat?
They use their heads and bills to eat pollen.
They lap up nectar with their tongues.
They drink nectar through their beaks like a straw.
They chew up flower petals with their beaks.
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How do hummingbirds help flowers?
They bring pollen from one flower to the next.
They eat pollen.
They plant seeds.
They drink nectar.
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According to the text, which does the bee hummingbird use to make nests?
sticks
concrete
straw
bark
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Which best describes the main idea of the fifth paragraph?
Hummingbirds like to eat nectar.
Hummingbirds drink their own weight in nectar every day.
Hummingbirds move fast.
Hummingbirds use lots of energy and eat often.
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Which statement about bee hummingbirds is NOT true?
Bee hummingbirds have built nests on clothespins.
Bee hummingbirds weigh less than a penny.
Bee hummingbird eggs are smaller than peas.
Bee hummingbirds do not grow larger than bees.
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What is unique about the way that hummingbirds fly?
They can fly forward and backward.
They can fly longer than any other bird.
They can fly faster than any other bird.
They can only fly for a few seconds at a time.
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Which best defines the word "hover" as used in paragraph two?
To stay in one spot in the air
To clean an area thoroughly
An animal that has hooves
To move your wings very fast
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Why do flowers need pollen?
Flowers eat pollen.
Flowers use pollen to make seeds.
Pollen attracts hummingbirds.
Hummingbirds eat pollen.
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Which title best describes the main idea of this text?
Bee Hummingbirds: The World's Smallest Bird
Interesting Facts About Birds
Hummingbirds: Unique and Uniquely Helpful Birds
Pollination: How Birds and Flowers Work Together
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How do flowers and hummingbirds benefit each other? Refer to the text to support your answer.
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Why does the hummingbird have to eat so often? Refer to the text to support your answer.
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Why is the ability to hover useful to a hummingbird? Refer to the text to support your answer.
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