# The 7 Life Functions

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This is a multiple type quiz about the 7 life functions. There is one BCR at the end of the quiz. You may use any notes, worksheets, books etc. To help you on the quiz. Good luck!

Questions and Answers
• 1.

### What does MOVEMENT mean?

• A.

To sense a change in the environment and respond to that change

• B.

A change in direction; going from place to place

• C.

Getting bigger, larger; more physically mature

Correct Answer
B. A change in direction; going from place to place
Explanation
The term "MOVEMENT" refers to the action of changing direction and going from one place to another. It implies a physical shift or transition from one location to another. This definition aligns with the given answer choice "a change in direction; going from place to place."

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• 2.

### What does SENSITIVITY mean?

• A.

Making more of the same organisms; having babies

• B.

The exchange of carbon dioxide (CO2) and oxygen (O2)

• C.

To sense a change in the environment and respond to that change

Correct Answer
C. To sense a change in the environment and respond to that change
Explanation
Sensitivity refers to the ability to sense a change in the environment and respond to that change. It does not refer to making more of the same organisms or the exchange of carbon dioxide and oxygen. Sensitivity is about being aware of and reacting to changes in the surroundings, whether it be physical, emotional, or any other type of change.

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• 3.

### What does RESPIRATION mean?

• A.

The exchange of carbon dioxide (CO2) and oxygen (O2)

• B.

To sense a change in the environment and respond to that change

• C.

Getting rid of waste products; urination, defecation

Correct Answer
A. The exchange of carbon dioxide (CO2) and oxygen (O2)
Explanation
Respiration refers to the process of exchanging carbon dioxide (CO2) and oxygen (O2) in the body. It involves the intake of oxygen and the release of carbon dioxide through the lungs. This exchange occurs during the process of breathing and is essential for the body to obtain oxygen for cellular respiration and remove waste carbon dioxide.

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• 4.

### What does NUTRITION mean?

• A.

The exchange of carbon dioxide (CO2) and oxygen (O2)

• B.

Getting bigger, larger; more physically mature

• C.

Getting energy from a food source

Correct Answer
C. Getting energy from a food source
• 5.

### What does GROWTH mean?

• A.

To sense a change in the environment and respond to that change

• B.

Getting bigger, larger; more physically mature

• C.

A change in direction; going from place to place

Correct Answer
B. Getting bigger, larger; more physically mature
Explanation
The term "growth" refers to the process of getting bigger, larger, and more physically mature. It can be applied to various aspects such as physical growth, personal development, or economic expansion. This definition implies an increase in size, quantity, or complexity over time. It does not refer to sensing and responding to changes in the environment or a change in direction.

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• 6.

### What does EXCRETION mean?

• A.

Getting rid of waste products; urination, defecation

• B.

Making more of the same organisms; having babies

• C.

Getting energy from a food source

Correct Answer
A. Getting rid of waste products; urination, defecation
Explanation
Excretion refers to the process of eliminating waste products from the body, typically through urination and defecation. This is an essential function for maintaining homeostasis and removing harmful substances that can accumulate in the body. Excretion helps to regulate the balance of fluids, electrolytes, and pH levels in the body, ensuring proper functioning of various organs and systems.

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• 7.

### What does REPRODUCTION mean?

• A.

Getting bigger, larger; more physically mature

• B.

The exchange of carbon dioxide (CO2) and oxygen (O2)

• C.

Making more of the same organisms; having babies

Correct Answer
C. Making more of the same organisms; having babies
Explanation
Reproduction refers to the process of making more of the same organisms, which involves the production of offspring or having babies. This can occur through sexual or asexual means, depending on the organism. It is a vital biological process that ensures the continuation of a species and the passing on of genetic information to future generations.

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