Science Fall Semester Exam

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Science Fall Semester Exam

Science Fall Semester Exam


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is ecology?
    • A. 

      The study of relationships between organisms and their environments.

    • B. 

      The place where an organism lives with all the things that organism needs to be happy all the time.

    • C. 

      A living thing

  • 2. 
    An adaptation is a characteristic that helps an organism survive in its environment or helps it reproduce.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    A desert is similar in climate/weather to a rainforest.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    What is the biosphere?
    • A. 

      All the members of one species in a particular area.

    • B. 

      A community of organisms living in a specific environment.

    • C. 

      The parts of the land, sea and atmosphere in which organisms are able to live.

  • 5. 
    A deciduous forest is a biome that:  (CHECK all the boxes that are correct)
    • A. 

      Contains trees with leaves

    • B. 

      Has cold winters

    • C. 

      Has warm summers

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    What kind of cells do humans have?
    • A. 

      Prokaryotic

    • B. 

      Eukaryotic

  • 7. 
    A population is:
    • A. 

      A group of many different organisms

    • B. 

      A living thing

    • C. 

      All the members of one species in a particular area

  • 8. 
    What kind of cells do plants have?
    • A. 

      Eukaryotic

    • B. 

      Prokaryotic

  • 9. 
    What kind of cells do bacteria have?
    • A. 

      Prokaryotic

    • B. 

      Eukaryotic

  • 10. 
    Eukaryotic refers to
    • A. 

      Cells without a nucleus

    • B. 

      Bacteria cells

    • C. 

      Simple cells

    • D. 

      Cells with a nucleus

  • 11. 
    Which organelles are found in a eukaryotic cell?
    • A. 

      Nucleus

    • B. 

      Mitochondrion

    • C. 

      Fungus

    • D. 

      A and B

    • E. 

      A, B and C

  • 12. 
    What kingdoms are made up of prokaryotic cells?
    • A. 

      Bacteria & Archea

    • B. 

      Protists & Plants

    • C. 

      Bacteria & Fungi

    • D. 

      Animals & Plants

    • E. 

      Archea & Plants

  • 13. 
    Which food chain correctly describes the flow of energy in an ecosystem?
    • A. 

      Grass-->cow-->human

    • B. 

      Caterpillar-->leaf-->human

    • C. 

      Cow-->grass-->human

    • D. 

      Leaf-->bird-->caterpillar

  • 14. 
    Rabbits eat grass and other plants to survive, but they do not eat animals. What kind of animal are rabbits?
    • A. 

      Decomposers

    • B. 

      Carnivores

    • C. 

      Producers

    • D. 

      Herbivores

  • 15. 
    How do decomposers help other organisms in an ecosystem?
    • A. 

      They break down dead organisms and add nutrients back to the soil that plants use.

    • B. 

      They use the sunlight to make their own food that other organisms eat for energy.

    • C. 

      They help disperse seeds for plant growth.

    • D. 

      Decomposers do not help other organisms in an ecosystem.

  • 16. 
    In what order do a hawk, grass, and rabbit form a food chain in a meadow?
    • A. 

      Hawk-->grass-->rabbit

    • B. 

      Grass-->hawk-->rabbit

    • C. 

      Rabbit-->grass-->hawk

    • D. 

      Grass-->rabbit-->hawk

  • 17. 
    Which of the following lists only consumers/heterotrophs?
    • A. 

      Hawks, lizards, grasshoppers

    • B. 

      Acorns, squirrels, rabbits

    • C. 

      Grass, chipmunks, eagles

    • D. 

      Mice, squirrels, grass

  • 18. 
    The cell membrane is...
    • A. 

      A membrane protecting a bell

    • B. 

      A biological membrane that separates the inside of all cells from the outside environment

    • C. 

      A membrane that separates the cell into many pieces

  • 19. 
    Ribosomes are...
    • A. 

      The "ribs" or structure of a cell

    • B. 

      The organelles in cells that make protein

    • C. 

      Protect the cell from bacteria

  • 20. 
    A _____ contains most of the cells genetic material 
    • A. 

      Membrane

    • B. 

      Nucleus

    • C. 

      Nuclear

  • 21. 
    ____ conduct photosynthesis in a plant cell
    • A. 

      Chloroplast

    • B. 

      Golgi apparatus

    • C. 

      Vacuole

  • 22. 
    ___ store WATER, food and waste.
    • A. 

      Vacuole

    • B. 

      Jacuole

    • C. 

      Cells

  • 23. 
    _______ membrane is the membrane that surrounds the nucleus 
    • A. 

      Little

    • B. 

      Nuclear

    • C. 

      Superior

  • 24. 
    The _______ controls the cell and tells it what to do
    • A. 

      Nucleus

    • B. 

      Membrane

    • C. 

      Brain

  • 25. 
    This is...
    • A. 

      Plant cell

    • B. 

      Animal cell

    • C. 

      Insect cell

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