BC Science 8 Quiz: 1.1 Observing Living Things

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Living Things Quizzes & Trivia

Questions for the BC Student to practice for quizzes, tests, and exams.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which is not a characteristic of ALL living things?
    • A. 

      Living things respond to their environment.

    • B. 

      Living things breathe.

    • C. 

      Living things must get rid of wastes.

    • D. 

      Living things grow.

    • E. 

      Living things need energy.

  • 2. 
    Single-celled organisms are called _________.
  • 3. 
    An organism made up of many cells is known as ___________.
    • A. 

      A complex organism.

    • B. 

      A multicellular organism.

    • C. 

      An intelligent organism.

    • D. 

      An organism capable of reproducing.

  • 4. 
    A compound light microscope uses two lenses, and a light source. They can help you focus on two details or things that are very close together, and indistinguishable to the human eye. This is called ____________________.
    • A. 

      Zooming in.

    • B. 

      Magnification power.

    • C. 

      Microscopic separation.

    • D. 

      Resolving power.

  • 5. 
    Yukuno has decided that the object she is viewing through the microscope requires the high-power objective lens. How should she focus the image while viewing the object at high-power?
    • A. 

      She should turn the fine focus knob.

    • B. 

      She should turn the coarse focus knob.

    • C. 

      She should get glasses.

    • D. 

      She should distance the eyepiece lens from the objective lens.

  • 6. 
    Mr. Sitzofritz is trying to find the total magnification power of his compound light microscope. He knows that he is using a typical compound light microscope while viewing an object at medium-power. What is the total magnification power?
    • A. 

      50X

    • B. 

      400 000X

    • C. 

      35X

    • D. 

      100X

    • E. 

      2X

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