A General Science Review Quiz

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A General Science Review Quiz

Plant and animal reproduction are fascinating topics to learn because they help understand how continuity is adhered to. This is luckily one thing that science sheds light on. Do you regard yourself as someone with unlimited basic science knowledge? Put your answer to the test through this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which animal would have the most difficulty having offspring during a drought?
    • A. 

      A bird

    • B. 

      A cow

    • C. 

      A frog

    • D. 

      A deer

  • 2. 
    Earth's nitrogen moves in a cycle that includes:
    • A. 

      The atmosphere and soil only

    • B. 

      Plants and animals only

    • C. 

      The atmosphere and plants only

    • D. 

      The atmosphere, soil, plants, and animals

  • 3. 
    Which material does not let light pass through it?
    • A. 

      Water

    • B. 

      Glass

    • C. 

      Air

    • D. 

      Aluminum foil

  • 4. 
    By counting the number of frogs and damselflies that live near a pond, which of the following can be compared?
    • A. 

      Two ecosystems

    • B. 

      Two populations

    • C. 

      Two communities

    • D. 

      Two predators

  • 5. 
    Water is cycled between the land, oceans and lakes, and the air. When water falls from the atmosphere, it is called:
    • A. 

      Runoff

    • B. 

      Precipitation

    • C. 

      Condensation

    • D. 

      Evaporation

  • 6. 
    What is the role of the nucleus in a cell?
    • A. 

      To take in sunlight

    • B. 

      To store food for the cell

    • C. 

      To make proteins move out of the cell

    • D. 

      To control all cell activities

  • 7. 
    What are granite, basalt, marble, and quartz?
    • A. 

      They are planets

    • B. 

      They are elements

    • C. 

      They are minerals

    • D. 

      They are animals

  • 8. 
    Which surface cannot reflect light?
    • A. 

      Mirror

    • B. 

      Snow

    • C. 

      Water

    • D. 

      Dirt

  • 9. 
    In any food web, which group of organisms has the most energy?
    • A. 

      Producers

    • B. 

      Herbivores

    • C. 

      Carnivores

    • D. 

      Scavengers

  • 10. 
    Which is an important nonliving part of an ecosystem?
    • A. 

      Fungus

    • B. 

      Plants

    • C. 

      Water

    • D. 

      Bacteria

  • 11. 
    What is the star that is at the center of the Earth's solar system?
    • A. 

      The North Star

    • B. 

      The Sun

    • C. 

      The Moon

    • D. 

      Venus

  • 12. 
    The green parts of a plant help it to make food. This is because they contain:
    • A. 

      Roots

    • B. 

      Stems

    • C. 

      Nitrogen

    • D. 

      Chlorophyll

  • 13. 
    All matter is made up of tiny particles called:
    • A. 

      Sand

    • B. 

      Organisms

    • C. 

      Mitochondria

    • D. 

      Atoms

  • 14. 
    What does a plant cell have that an animal cell does not?
    • A. 

      Nucleus

    • B. 

      Mitochondria

    • C. 

      Cell wall

    • D. 

      Cell membrane

  • 15. 
    One day passes each time Earth:
    • A. 

      Turns all the way around once

    • B. 

      Goes one time around the Sun

    • C. 

      Goes one time around the Moon

    • D. 

      Spins around 24 times

  • 16. 
    When a liquid turns into a gas, it is:
    • A. 

      Freezing

    • B. 

      Melting

    • C. 

      Condensing

    • D. 

      Evaporating

  • 17. 
    Samuel placed a glass of ice water on the table. When he picked up his glass he noticed a weting where the glass used to be. What process caused this to occur?
    • A. 

      Evaporation

    • B. 

      Precipitation

    • C. 

      Condensation

    • D. 

      Glaciation

  • 18. 
    What part of a plant usually grow underground and capture water and nutrients for the plant?
    • A. 

      Roots

    • B. 

      Stems

    • C. 

      Flowers

    • D. 

      Leaves

  • 19. 
    What do a rabbit, a horse, and a field mouse have in common?
    • A. 

      They are always brown.

    • B. 

      They are all carnivores.

    • C. 

      They all live in swamps.

    • D. 

      They are all herbivores.

  • 20. 
    To describe a mineral as shiny or dull is to describe its:
    • A. 

      Luster

    • B. 

      Color

    • C. 

      Cleavage

    • D. 

      Crystal shape

  • 21. 
    The part of Earth that is a hot, solid layer under extreme pressure is called:
    • A. 

      The outer core

    • B. 

      The mantle

    • C. 

      The inner core

    • D. 

      The crust

  • 22. 
    Of the following, which planet is the farthest from the Sun?
    • A. 

      Saturn

    • B. 

      Earth

    • C. 

      Mercury

    • D. 

      Uranus

  • 23. 
    As you get higher in altitude, air pressure:
    • A. 

      Increases

    • B. 

      Decreases

    • C. 

      Remains the same

    • D. 

      Rises

  • 24. 
    Insolation is:
    • A. 

      The amount of the Sun's rays that reach the Earth

    • B. 

      The angle at which the Sun's rays hit the Earth

    • C. 

      The insulating effect of the atmosphere

    • D. 

      Another name for the mesosphere

  • 25. 
    Humidity is:
    • A. 

      Found mostly along shorelines

    • B. 

      How much moisture the air could hold if it was warm

    • C. 

      Amount of water vapor in the air

    • D. 

      The amount of water vapor at ground level

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