7/8 Science Final Exam 2010

50 Questions | Total Attempts: 25

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7/8 Science Final Exam 2010

7/8 SCI Final Exam 2010


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A bird's food tube.
    • A. 

      Gizzard

    • B. 

      Esophagus

    • C. 

      Trachea

    • D. 

      Larynyx

  • 2. 
    Gizzard is.
    • A. 

      An air sac in the esophagus which stores and moistens food

    • B. 

      An organ that grinds food to make it more easily digested

    • C. 

      An opening in the air capillary that allows the bird to fly

    • D. 

      A muscle below the wings that create thrust for the bird in flight

  • 3. 
    Air capillaries are:
    • A. 

      Vessels that allow blood to flow faster when the bird is in flight

    • B. 

      Air sacs that expand allowing the bird to take flight

    • C. 

      Tubes which allow blood to flow to the bird's heart

    • D. 

      Tubes which allow air to flow through the lungs instead of just in and out

  • 4. 
    A retractable group of feathers on the front of the bird's wings that provide extra lift at slow speeds.
    • A. 

      Gizzard

    • B. 

      Alula

    • C. 

      Down

    • D. 

      Contour

  • 5. 
    The sternum is the bird's _________________________.
    • A. 

      Humerus

    • B. 

      Breastbone

    • C. 

      Sternum

    • D. 

      Pectoral

  • 6. 
    Birds of prey have what type of vision? (eyes positioned farther forward so their individual fields of vision overlap to a greater extent.)
    • A. 

      Binocular

    • B. 

      Monocular

    • C. 

      20/20

    • D. 

      Unnocular

  • 7. 
    Flamingos have what type of feet?
    • A. 

      Running

    • B. 

      Perching

    • C. 

      Wading

    • D. 

      Swimming

  • 8. 
    A songbird has what type of feet?
    • A. 

      Perching

    • B. 

      Wading

    • C. 

      Grasping

    • D. 

      Scratching

  • 9. 
    Comparative Anatomy is the study of _________________________________ in the body structure of organisms.
    • A. 

      The bones

    • B. 

      Similarities and differences

    • C. 

      Problems and remedies

    • D. 

      Physiological comparisons

  • 10. 
    The Second Law of Thermodynamics states:
    • A. 

      That everything can arise from nonliving things

    • B. 

      That the total amount of energy in a system is constant

    • C. 

      That everything is running down

    • D. 

      That the universe is nothing but matter in motion

  • 11. 
    The belief that living things can arise from nonliving things is called:
    • A. 

      Materialism

    • B. 

      Spontaneous gestation

    • C. 

      Spontaneous generation

    • D. 

      Pantheism

  • 12. 
    A bird's major flight muscle.
    • A. 

      Breast

    • B. 

      Sternum

    • C. 

      Patella

    • D. 

      Pectorals

  • 13. 
    Entropy is the amount of _______________________ in a system.
    • A. 

      Disorder

    • B. 

      Order

    • C. 

      Function

    • D. 

      Diffusion

  • 14. 
    Charles Darwin wrote:
    • A. 

      The Original Species

    • B. 

      Species and Origin

    • C. 

      Origin of Species

    • D. 

      Special Origins

  • 15. 
    Pantheism.
    • A. 

      Nothing is spiritual

    • B. 

      Natural selection (survival of the weakest)

    • C. 

      God is part of nature and nature is God

    • D. 

      Living things arise from nonliving things

  • 16. 
    Is, "The winds form a circulating system" a scientific truth found in the Bible?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 17. 
    Is,  " The universe is made of all visible things" a scientific truth found in the Bible? 
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 18. 
    Purpose of Science:
    • A. 

      To carefully observe man in order to discover the purpose of living things...

    • B. 

      To carefully observe nature in order to sustain life for God...

    • C. 

      To carefully observe nature in order to discover the laws of creation...

    • D. 

      To carefully create the laws of man so man can, in return, further God's creation...

  • 19. 
    The law of conservation of mass and energy is also known as:
    • A. 

      First Law of Thermodynamics

    • B. 

      Second Law of Thermodynamics

    • C. 

      Magnetization by induction

    • D. 

      The Law of Magnetic Force

  • 20. 
    Magnetization of an object caused by bringing the object near a magnet.
    • A. 

      Magnetization by induction

    • B. 

      Magnetization by electricity

    • C. 

      Magnetism

    • D. 

      Magnetization by contact

  • 21. 
    Ferromagnetic: The term given to substances which have several unpaired _______________, making them strongly attracted to magnets.
    • A. 

      Atoms

    • B. 

      Protons

    • C. 

      Neutrons

    • D. 

      Electrons

  • 22. 
    The earth's magnetic field in space.
    • A. 

      Magnetosphere

    • B. 

      Chromosphere

    • C. 

      Photosphere

    • D. 

      Aurora borealis

  • 23. 
    Neanderthal people were:
    • A. 

      Superstition

    • B. 

      100% human

    • C. 

      Hoaxes

    • D. 

      Made up people

  • 24. 
    "How old is this fossil", Jane asked. Dr. Kline replied, "Well, since it was found in the dicarbion rock layer, it has to be about 450 millions years old." The student asked the professor, "How do you know that the dicarbion layer is 450 million years old?" "Well", said Dr, Kline, "We know this because of the fossils that are found in that layer." Jane replies, "So, you're saying the fossil dates the layers and the layers date the fossils?" "Correct", said the professor. This story is an example of:
    • A. 

      Circular planning

    • B. 

      Circular reasoning

    • C. 

      Geologic reasoning

    • D. 

      Geologic column

  • 25. 
    The study of birds:
    • A. 

      Vermology

    • B. 

      Chemistry

    • C. 

      Speleology

    • D. 

      Ornithology