BC Science 8 Quiz 1.2-2.2.

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8th Grade Science Quizzes & Trivia

A quiz on Unit 1 of BC Science 8, exempt from 1. 1, which has its own separate quiz. Please pick the answer that is most applicable to the question. NOTE: In fill-in-the-blank questions with more than one blank, separate your answers with commas - ex. A, b, c. - without any capitalization necessary.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Two of the facts below do not belong to the cell theory.
    • A. 

      Cell = basic unit of life

    • B. 

      All cells have cell membranes around their organelles.

    • C. 

      Cells can be cancerous.

    • D. 

      All organisms are composed of at least one cell.

    • E. 

      All cells originate from other cells.

  • 2. 
    The best example of a eukaryotic cell is a ...
    • A. 

      Plant cell.

    • B. 

      Bacterium.

    • C. 

      Virus.

    • D. 

      Snape cell.

  • 3. 
    Why are viruses non-living when they can cause disease?
    • A. 

      They are puppets of bacteria.

    • B. 

      False: viruses are living organisms.

    • C. 

      Viruses must be present inside a cell to reproduce.

    • D. 

      Viruses have an irregular organelle that corresponds to the nucleus.

  • 4. 
    The ______________ are bean-shaped structures that produce energy.
  • 5. 
    The ____________ is one of the organelles found only in plant cells.
  • 6. 
    Animals and plants have slightly different vacuoles, as ...
    • A. 

      An animal has yellow vacuoles, while a plant has green ones.

    • B. 

      An animal has many small vacuoles. A plant has one large vacuole.

    • C. 

      An animal has vacuoles that are connected to the mitochondria to collect waste.

    • D. 

      A plant cell has a vacuole that is attached to the cell membrane.

  • 7. 
    What is a selectively permeable membrane?
  • 8. 
    _______ is the movement of particles from a place of high _________ to an area of _________ concentration.
  • 9. 
    ____________ is the state in which particles from either side of a ____________________ go through it at an equal rate so that their are equal numbers on both sides.
  • 10. 
    There is a special type of diffusion mentioned in Ch. 1.3.
    • A. 

      Hydrodiffusion is the diffusion of water particles.

    • B. 

      Pykosis is the diffusion of particles from the chemicals in a fire.

    • C. 

      Ossomis is the diffusion of water particles.

    • D. 

      Osmosis is the diffusion of water.

    • E. 

      Pepsinization is the diffusion of bubbly gastric juice in the stomach.

  • 11. 
    What is a tissue?
  • 12. 
    Which fact about organs is false?
    • A. 

      Different kinds of tissues work together to form an ortgan.

    • B. 

      Muscle tissue exist in organs.

    • C. 

      Epithelial tissue lines or covers organs, while connective tissue gives strength and shape to tissues that function cooperatively to form an organ.

    • D. 

      Organs can work by themselves or they can function with other individual organs to form an organ system.

    • E. 

      None of the above.

  • 13. 
    The endocrine system produces __________.The _________ is composed of organs for producing babies. The _______________ is composed of hair, skin, and nails, and they work to protect the body.
  • 14. 
    What is/are the susbstance(s) that your body uses to grow and repair itself called? This/these substance(s) also give your body energy and necessary materials for it to function.
    • A. 

      The chemicals in breast-milk.

    • B. 

      Fertilizing orthomuscular osteochemoelectromagnetic deoxribonucleic acid. (F.O.O.D., or food)

    • C. 

      Water.

    • D. 

      Nutrients.