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Life Science - 8th Grade - Chapter 1-3 Review

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8th Grade Quizzes & Trivia

8th Grade - 1st Quarter - Science Review

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  • 1. 
    The word ORGANISM means:
    • A. 

      All living animals

    • B. 

      All created things

    • C. 

      Any living thing

    • D. 

      Any dead thing

  • 2. 
    BIOLOGY is the study of
    • A. 

      Living things

    • B. 

      Dead things

    • C. 

      Reproduction in animals

    • D. 

      Reproduction in plants

  • 3. 
    In your body your lungs do the job of TRANSPORT.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Another word for TRANSPORT is
    • A. 

      Metabolism

    • B. 

      Circulation

    • C. 

      Reproduction

    • D. 

      Growth

  • 5. 
    IRRITABILITY is when the body reacts to a
    • A. 

      Smell

    • B. 

      Knock

    • C. 

      Stimulus

  • 6. 
    NUTRITION includes the process of
    • A. 

      Photosynthesis

    • B. 

      Transport

    • C. 

      Ingestion

    • D. 

      Digestion

    • E. 

      Excretion

    • F. 

      Absorbtion

  • 7. 
    EXCRETION is the putting out of wastes?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    RESPIRATION inside living cells respiration provides the ____________ for life. It also maintains the proper temperature for life through _______________ .
  • 9. 
    SYNTHESIS is the process of making useful chemicals in an
    • A. 

      Organelle

    • B. 

      Organism

    • C. 

      Cell

    • D. 

      Nucleus

  • 10. 
    GROWTH is the increase in the number or size of cells.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    REPRODUTION is the process of which a new new induvidual of the same organism is created.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    The sum total of all ___________ functions is called ______________.
  • 13. 
    The TITLE PAGE is the _____________ page of a book. It includes info on the title, author, publisher, place and year of publication.
    • A. 

      Last

    • B. 

      First

    • C. 

      Middle

  • 14. 
    Is the TABLE OF CONTENTS is an alphabetical list of all topics including page numbers at the back of the book.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    The BODY is the part of a book which follows the ____________ of the table of contents.
  • 16. 
    The APPENDIX is the part of a text, found near the end of some books containing charts, maps, or other detailed information not included in the ____________.
    • A. 

      Title page

    • B. 

      Body

    • C. 

      Index

  • 17. 
    The GLOSSARY is a _________ - dictionary found near the ________ of the book.
  • 18. 
    An alphabetical list of all topics, including page numbes at the back of the book is called the ____________.
  • 19. 
    The common name for the Systemae international (S.I.), a decimal system of measurement is called the _________.
    • A. 

      Meter Stick

    • B. 

      Micron

    • C. 

      Mitochondrion

    • D. 

      Metric System

  • 20. 
    An instrument used to measure length that is graduated into 10, 100 and 1000 divisions of the meter is called a _____________
    • A. 

      Metric prefix

    • B. 

      Meter stick

    • C. 

      Yard stick

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