8th Grade Science Test Chapter - Chapters 10-12

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  • 1. 
    Which cells are large and loose and designed for storing food?
    • A. 

      Cortex

    • B. 

      Phloem

    • C. 

      Storage

    • D. 

      Pantry

  • 2. 
    An autotroph is an organism capable of ___________________________________________.
    • A. 

      Reproducing less than once a year

    • B. 

      Making it's own food

    • C. 

      Making seeds

    • D. 

      Saving the world

  • 3. 
    A dicot is a plant with _________ seed leaves and a monocot is a plant with _________ seed leaves.
    • A. 

      Dicot, monocot

    • B. 

      Monocot, dicot

    • C. 

      Brophytes, conifers

    • D. 

      Conifers, brophytes

  • 4. 
    How are plants classified?
    • A. 

      According to texture

    • B. 

      According to structure

    • C. 

      According to color

    • D. 

      According to location

  • 5. 
    Ferns do not make _________________________ and therefore are in the class filicineae.
    • A. 

      Money

    • B. 

      Food

    • C. 

      Seeds

    • D. 

      Carbon dioxide

  • 6. 
    Regeneration is the ability of some animals to ______________________________.
    • A. 

      Make their own food

    • B. 

      Make carbon dioxide

    • C. 

      Regrow a missing body part

    • D. 

      Make seeds

  • 7. 
    Carnivores eat _____________, herbivores eat ________________, omnivores eat _______________ and insectivores eat _______________.
    • A. 

      Plants, meat, nothing (they make their own food), insects

    • B. 

      Meat, plants, both meat and plants, insects

    • C. 

      Both meat and plants, plants, meat, insects

    • D. 

      Plants, meat, insects, nothing (they make their own food)

  • 8. 
    Which division is the largest?
    • A. 

      Genus

    • B. 

      Species

    • C. 

      Kingdom

    • D. 

      Order

  • 9. 
    Which division is the smallest?
    • A. 

      Species

    • B. 

      Kingdom

    • C. 

      Order

    • D. 

      Genus

  • 10. 
    An amphibian is an animal with ______________ skin that has __________ and then _________________.
    • A. 

      Moist, gills, wings

    • B. 

      Dry, lungs, gills

    • C. 

      Dry, wings, gills

    • D. 

      Moist, gills, lungs

  • 11. 
    What are the four stages of complete metamorphisis (in the correct order)?
    • A. 

      Larva, egg, pupa, adult

    • B. 

      Egg, larva, pupa, adult

    • C. 

      Egg, nymph, pupa, adult

    • D. 

      Adult, pupa, larva, nymph

  • 12. 
    How many different kinds of organisms have the genus and species names Hippopotamus amphibius?
    • A. 

      Ten

    • B. 

      One

    • C. 

      Ten thousand

    • D. 

      Twelve

  • 13. 
    A calorie is the amount of heat needed to raise the temperature of one gram of _________________ one degree centigrade.
    • A. 

      Fat

    • B. 

      Water

    • C. 

      Sugar

    • D. 

      Bacteria

  • 14. 
    Another name for hydrogen oxide
    • A. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • B. 

      Sulfer

    • C. 

      Oxygen

    • D. 

      Water

  • 15. 
    Any disease that is able to be "caught" by contact with the person who has it, or by things they touched, is called _______________.
    • A. 

      Infectious

    • B. 

      Noninfectious

    • C. 

      Dangerous

    • D. 

      Deadly

  • 16. 
    ______________ are complex organic compounds needed in very small amounts by living things.
    • A. 

      Antibodies

    • B. 

      Vitamins

    • C. 

      Carbohydrates

    • D. 

      Cells

  • 17. 
    Scurvy is a disease that is caused by a ________________________.
    • A. 

      Excess of vitamin C

    • B. 

      Lack of vitamin C

    • C. 

      Insufficient amount of calcium

    • D. 

      Overabundance of calcium

  • 18. 
    _______________________________ made the rabies vaccine
    • A. 

      Louis Pasteur

    • B. 

      Marie Curie

    • C. 

      Emil von Behrig

    • D. 

      Edward Jenner

  • 19. 
    A source of materials to nourish the body is called ____________________________.
    • A. 

      Water

    • B. 

      Amino acids

    • C. 

      Nutrition

    • D. 

      Ingestion

  • 20. 
    The process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating) is called ______________.
    • A. 

      Ingestion

    • B. 

      Digestion

    • C. 

      Absorbtion

    • D. 

      Respiration

  • 21. 
    The metabolic processes whereby certain organisms obtain energy from organic moelcules is called _______________.
    • A. 

      Glycogention

    • B. 

      Ingestion

    • C. 

      Assimilation

    • D. 

      Cellular respiration

  • 22. 
    Carbohydrates are the ________________ and _______________ present in foods.
    • A. 

      Starches, sugars

    • B. 

      Calories, sugars

    • C. 

      Sugars, fats

    • D. 

      Fats, starches

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