Life Science Pretest

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Life Science Quizzes & Trivia

This will assess what you know about life science before entering seventh grade life science.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Check the characteristics of living things.
    • A. 

      Use energy

    • B. 

      Carry diseases

    • C. 

      Grow and develop

    • D. 

      Reproduce (make babies)

    • E. 

      Move and think

    • F. 

      Have DNA

    • G. 

      Is effected by weather and time

    • H. 

      Floats in the sky or sits on land

    • I. 

      Have cells

    • J. 

      Sense and respond to change

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is NOT part of a cell?
    • A. 

      Nucleus

    • B. 

      Vacuum

    • C. 

      Cell membrane

    • D. 

      Mitochondria

  • 3. 
    Which are the four organ systems shown on the introductory presentation?
    • A. 

      Digestive, Brain, Skin, and Smell

    • B. 

      Lungs, Heart, Nerves, and Bones

    • C. 

      Skeletal, Muscular, Circulatory, and Nervous

    • D. 

      Bones, Muscles, Heart, and Brain

  • 4. 
    How many kingdoms are there for classification?
    • A. 

      Six

    • B. 

      Four

    • C. 

      Two

    • D. 

      Eight

    • E. 

      Ten

  • 5. 
    Explain two ways plants are different than animals.
  • 6. 
    Explain why lions don't live in the desert.
  • 7. 
    Check the living things.
    • A. 

      Rock

    • B. 

      Cat

    • C. 

      Tree

    • D. 

      Dirt

    • E. 

      Sun

    • F. 

      People

  • 8. 
    Check the non-living things.
    • A. 

      Weather

    • B. 

      Water

    • C. 

      Birds

    • D. 

      Soil

    • E. 

      Grass

    • F. 

      Bacteria

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is a genetic trait?
    • A. 

      Clothes

    • B. 

      Haircut

    • C. 

      Handwriting

    • D. 

      Eye color

  • 10. 
    What are the stages of meiosis
    • A. 

      Interphase, Metaphase, Prophase, Telophase, Anaphase

    • B. 

      Interphase, Prophase, Metaphase, Anaphase, Telophase

    • C. 

      Metaphase, Prophase, Anaphase, Interphase, Telophase

    • D. 

      Anaphase, Telophase, Prophase, Interphase, Metaphase

  • 11. 
    Which has a double helix and contains thymine?
    • A. 

      DNA

    • B. 

      RNA

  • 12. 
    Which is single-stranded and contains uracil?
    • A. 

      DNA

    • B. 

      RNA

  • 13. 
    Who is the "Father of Genetics?"
    • A. 

      Aristotle

    • B. 

      Watson & Crick

    • C. 

      Gregor Mendel

    • D. 

      Carolus Linnaeus