Grade 10 Science Practice Exam With Answers

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Grade 10 Science Practice Exam With Answers

Are you familiar with all the basic science concepts related to Grade 10 science? These concepts are being discussed in the following quiz. Giddy up and take this quiz, you might get to know the unknown. No matter if you've passed the 10th grade or are yet to; in both cases, the quiz is perfect to test your knowledge.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In all living things, the basic unit of life is the:
    • A. 

      Nucleus

    • B. 

      Cell

    • C. 

      Nucleolus

    • D. 

      Brain

  • 2. 
    A group of tissues working together to perform a common function is called a(n):
    • A. 

      Cell

    • B. 

      Specialized Cell

    • C. 

      Organ System

    • D. 

      Organ

  • 3. 
    The plant cells that can develop into any type of tissue are called:
    • A. 

      Embryonic stem cells

    • B. 

      Meristems

    • C. 

      Blood cells

    • D. 

      Xylems

  • 4. 
    Chromosomes move toward opposite ends of the cell during:
    • A. 

      Interphase

    • B. 

      Anaphase

    • C. 

      Telophase

    • D. 

      Metaphase

  • 5. 
    Plant cells are different from animal cells because they have:
    • A. 

      Cell walls

    • B. 

      Large vacuole

    • C. 

      Chloroplasts

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    Epithelial, connective, vascular, and nervous tissues are the four types of animal tissues.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    A cell spends most of its life in metaphase.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The mitochondria and chloroplast are mostly responsible for:
    • A. 

      Energy Production

    • B. 

      Reproduction

    • C. 

      Mitosis

    • D. 

      Waste Removal

  • 9. 
    Prokaryotic cells differ from eukaryotic cells in that prokaryotic cells do not contain: 
    • A. 

      Cytoplasm

    • B. 

      DNA

    • C. 

      Organelles

    • D. 

      A nucleus

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is the tube that leads from the throat to the stomach?
    • A. 

      Trachea

    • B. 

      Esophagus

    • C. 

      Bronchioles

    • D. 

      Nasal Cavity

  • 11. 
    In humans, after which stage of the gastrointestinal (digestive) tract is food fully digested?
    • A. 

      Large Intestines

    • B. 

      Stomach

    • C. 

      Small Intestines

    • D. 

      Rectum

  • 12. 
    White blood cells:
    • A. 

      Fight infection

    • B. 

      Carry oxygen

    • C. 

      Help with clotting

    • D. 

      Carry carbon dioxide to the heart

  • 13. 
    Veins:
    • A. 

      Contain blue blood

    • B. 

      Have valves the prevent back flow

    • C. 

      Are under less pressure than arteries

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 14. 
    If peristalsis is an action of a particular organ, you would expect this organ to be partly composed of:
    • A. 

      Cartilage

    • B. 

      Smooth muscle tissue

    • C. 

      Epithelial tissue

    • D. 

      Connective tissue

  • 15. 
    Which of the following are involved in involuntary contraction and relaxation?
    • A. 

      Heartbeat

    • B. 

      Diaphragm

    • C. 

      Internal anal sphincter

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 16. 
    Large vessels that carry blood away from the heart are called:
    • A. 

      Veins

    • B. 

      Alveoli

    • C. 

      Arteries

    • D. 

      Capillaries

  • 17. 
    Which system in an animal cell could be compared to the vascular system in a plant?
    • A. 

      Roots

    • B. 

      Xylem and phloem

    • C. 

      Stamen and pistil

    • D. 

      Ground tissue system

  • 18. 
    A heart attack occurs when coronary arteries become completely blocked.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    In what order does oxygen travel through the lungs?
    • A. 

      Bronchus, Bronchiole, Alveoli

    • B. 

      Bronchus, Arteriole, Bronchiole

    • C. 

      Alveoli, Bronchiole, Bronchus

    • D. 

      Bronchiole, Alveoli, Arteriole

  • 20. 
    Which best describes the path of blood through the vessels of the circulatory system?
    • A. 

      Arteries, Veins, Capillaries, Venules, Arterioles

    • B. 

      Capillaries, Arterioles, Arteries, Venules, Veins

    • C. 

      Arteries, Arterioles, Capillaries, Venules, Veins

    • D. 

      Veins, Venules, Capillaries, Arterioles, Arteries

  • 21. 
    Ingested food passes through which of the following organs?
    • A. 

      Gall Bladder

    • B. 

      Pancreas

    • C. 

      Liver

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 22. 
    The starting materials in a chemical reaction are called______________.
  • 23. 
    The _________ on the periodic table indicates the number of energy shells an atom has.
  • 24. 
    A charged atom is called a(n) __________
  • 25. 
    The proton is a subatomic particle with a ___________ charge.
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