Characteristics Of Life Quiz: Test!

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Characteristics Of Life Quiz: Test!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The smallest unit of organization for all living things is...
    • A. 

      The cell

    • B. 

      Tissues

    • C. 

      Organs

    • D. 

      Populations

  • 2. 
    Using the words provided in the word bank, Place the levels of organization in order from smallest to largest [Blank]→ [Blank] → [Blank] → [Blank] → [Blank]→ [Blank] → [Blank] →[Blank]
  • 3. 
    Using the word bank provided select the term that best completes the statement regarding the Characteristic of Living Things. All living thing have... ● Ability to [Blank] ● [Blank] to their environment ● [Blank] and use [Blank] by way of their Metabolism ● Reproduce either [Blank] or [Blank] ● Made of [Blank] ● Maintain [Blank]
  • 4. 
    In order for something to be considered a living thing, it must display _________ of the characteristics of living things.
    • A. 

      Some

    • B. 

      Half

    • C. 

      All

    • D. 

      2-4

  • 5. 
    The following are categorized as microorganisms:
    • A. 

      Viruses

    • B. 

      Bacteria

    • C. 

      All of the above

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    An organism that is made up of one type of cell is called a ____________________ organism.
    • A. 

      Monocellular

    • B. 

      Unicellular

    • C. 

      Multicellular

    • D. 

      Quatrocellular

  • 7. 
    An organism that is made up of more than one type of cell is called a _______________________ organism.
    • A. 

      Monocellular

    • B. 

      Unicellular

    • C. 

      Multicellular

    • D. 

      Quatrocellular

  • 8. 
    In order for an organism to survive energy is needed to perform the following tasks:
    • A. 

      Growth

    • B. 

      Repoduction

    • C. 

      Movement

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    The [Blank] is the original source of energy.
  • 10. 
    Green plants produce their own food through a process known as photosynthesis because they are categorized as __________________.
    • A. 

      Heterotrophs

    • B. 

      Homotrophs

    • C. 

      Semitrophs

    • D. 

      Autotrophs

  • 11. 
    Plants use the organelle _________________in their cells to capture energy in sunlight.
    • A. 

      Cell wall

    • B. 

      Chloroplasts

    • C. 

      Vacuole

    • D. 

      Cytoplasm

  • 12. 
    Cell growth is the increase in size and __________ of an organism.
    • A. 

      Weight

    • B. 

      Structure

    • C. 

      Mass

    • D. 

      Amount

  • 13. 
    Cells repair and reproduce through a sophisticated process called _____________________.
    • A. 

      Meiosis

    • B. 

      Metastatic

    • C. 

      Metatarsal

    • D. 

      Mitosis

  • 14. 
    Reproduction is the process by which new organisms (offspring) are generated (created).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Sexual reproduction creates offspring that has the characteristics of one parent or the other.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Asexual reproduction creates offspring that is an identical copy of the parent.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Anything that causes a living organism to react is called a __________________.
    • A. 

      Refraction

    • B. 

      Stimulus

    • C. 

      Response

    • D. 

      Synapse

  • 18. 
    Homeostasis describes the ability of an organism to maintain balance in its [Blank] environment.
  • 19. 
    The process of an organism to change or evolve in order to survive in its environment is known as _________________.
    • A. 

      Alignment

    • B. 

      Adaptation

    • C. 

      Homeostasis

    • D. 

      Metabolism

  • 20. 
    The process by which your body converts what you eat and drink into energy is known as ________________.
    • A. 

      Adaptation

    • B. 

      Metabolism

    • C. 

      Homeostasis

    • D. 

      Evolution

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