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

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8th Grade Science Quizzes & Trivia

Being new to the 8th grade we just finished out chapters one to three on life sciences. We will be having a test on what we have covered so that we can see how well you understood it. Take the quiz in silence in less than 30 minutes. Best of luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 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