Hummingbirds

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