Quarter 1 Assessment Review

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Quarter 1 Assessment Review

In this district assessment, answer a number of questions on the scientific process. How do predictions get tested? What is a logical explanation based on observation? What part of an experiment can be changed? Answer these questions and more below.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    To solve a problem, scientists follow a series of steps called...
    • A. 

      Dichotomous key

    • B. 

      Classification

    • C. 

      Scientific method

    • D. 

      Binomial nomenclature

  • 2. 
    A prediction of educated guess that can be tested is a...
    • A. 

      Hypothesis

    • B. 

      Scientific law

    • C. 

      Theory

    • D. 

      Variable

  • 3. 
    A logical explanation based on many observations is a...
    • A. 

      Control

    • B. 

      Variable

    • C. 

      Hypothesis

    • D. 

      Thoery

  • 4. 
    What is the part of an experiment that can be changed?
    • A. 

      Conclusion

    • B. 

      Variable

    • C. 

      Control

    • D. 

      Data

  • 5. 
    What is the part of the experiment that stays the same?
    • A. 

      Conclusion

    • B. 

      Variable

    • C. 

      Control

    • D. 

      Data

  • 6. 
    The science of classification is called...
    • A. 

      Taxonomy

    • B. 

      Botany

    • C. 

      Astronomy

    • D. 

      Chemistry

  • 7. 
    What is the closest relative of Felis tigris?
    • A. 

      Quercus alba

    • B. 

      Equus zebra

    • C. 

      Felis rufus

    • D. 

      Canis familiaris

  • 8. 
    Scientific names of organisms consist of...
    • A. 

      Family and genus

    • B. 

      Genus and species

    • C. 

      Order and family

    • D. 

      Class and order

  • 9. 
    The structure that gives shape and provides protection to a plant cell is called...
    • A. 

      Ribosome

    • B. 

      Mitochondria

    • C. 

      Cell wall

    • D. 

      Cell membrane

  • 10. 
    Structures within the cytoplasm of cells are called...
    • A. 

      Cell membrane

    • B. 

      Nucleus

    • C. 

      Organelles

    • D. 

      Cell wall

  • 11. 
    Border around a cell that allows materials to pass through the cell.
    • A. 

      Nucleus

    • B. 

      Cell wall

    • C. 

      Cytoplasm

    • D. 

      Cell membrane

  • 12. 
    Moss does not have tube-like structures to move water, food and nutrients.  It is a ___________ plant.
    • A. 

      Non-vascular

    • B. 

      Vascular

    • C. 

      Coniferous

    • D. 

      Deciduous

  • 13. 
    What is the primary function of a plant's vascular system?
    • A. 

      To remove dead leaves and plant parts

    • B. 

      To carry water and nutrients to different parts of the plant

    • C. 

      To help the plant reproduce

    • D. 

      To produce energy for the plant from the sun

  • 14. 
    Information about xylem and phloem would most likely be found under which heading in a table of contents?
    • A. 

      Vascular plants

    • B. 

      Photosynthesis

    • C. 

      Non-vascular plants

    • D. 

      Respiration

  • 15. 
    If an organism is multi-cellular and makes it's own food, it must be a member of the _________ kingdom
    • A. 

      Protista

    • B. 

      Plant

    • C. 

      Eubacteria

    • D. 

      Animal

  • 16. 
    It absorbs water and minerals from the ground.
    • A. 

      Leaf

    • B. 

      Root

    • C. 

      Stem

    • D. 

      Seed

  • 17. 
    After the cut end of a carnation stem was placed into a glass of blue-colored water, the flower's petals changed from white to blue.  Why did this occur?
    • A. 

      The plant has a vascular system

    • B. 

      The plant is dying

    • C. 

      The plant's chloroplasts changed color

    • D. 

      The plant's DNA changed

  • 18. 
    The tubes that transport food and water between leaves and roots are located in the....
    • A. 

      Leaf

    • B. 

      Root

    • C. 

      Stem

    • D. 

      Seed

  • 19. 
    Makes food for the plant.
    • A. 

      Leaf

    • B. 

      Root

    • C. 

      Stem

    • D. 

      Seed

  • 20. 
    In the animal cell below, structure A is the...
    • A. 

      Nucleus

    • B. 

      Mitochrondria

    • C. 

      Cell membrane

    • D. 

      Cytoplasm

  • 21. 
    In the animal cell below, structure B is the....
    • A. 

      Nucleus

    • B. 

      Mitochondria

    • C. 

      Cell membrane

    • D. 

      Cytoplasm

  • 22. 
    In the plant cell below, structure A is the...
    • A. 

      Ribosome

    • B. 

      Chloroplast

    • C. 

      Golgi bodies

    • D. 

      Vacuole

  • 23. 
    In the plant cell below, structure B is the...
    • A. 

      Ribosome

    • B. 

      Chloroplast

    • C. 

      Golgi body

    • D. 

      Vacuole

  • 24. 
    "A scientist wants to know at which temperature radishes grow the best."This statement is what part of the scientific method?
    • A. 

      Problem

    • B. 

      Experiment

    • C. 

      Data

    • D. 

      Conclusion

  • 25. 
    Place the seven major classification groups in order from largest to smallest.
    • A. 

      Phylum, class, kingdom, order, family, genus, species

    • B. 

      Kingdom, phylum, class, order, family, genus, species

    • C. 

      Kingdom, phylum, order, family, class, genus, species

    • D. 

      Genus, species, class, order, kingdom, family, phylum