Print This Page | Reading Comprehension | Sharks | Show Answers
Name: _________________________
Date: _________________________

Leopard Shark

Read the story and answer the questions to test your comprehension.

The leopard shark is a bottom feeder, eating mollusks, crustaceans and small fish off of the ocean floor. It has a spotted pattern to blend in with rocks and sand, and a mouth on its belly. Unlike most sharks, this one has a very specific habitat. It lives in the Pacific Ocean from Oregon down to Baja California.

  1. 1. Where does the leopard shark live?
    1. a. Pacific Ocean
    2. b. Atlantic Ocean
    3. c. Indian Ocean
  2. 2. Where is a leopard shark's mouth?
    1. a. On its back
    2. b. On its belly
    3. c. On its fins
  3. 3. What kind of feeder is a leopard shark?
    1. a. Vegetarian
    2. b. Carnivore
    3. c. Bottom feeder