Science Quiz Part 1

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Science Quiz Part 1

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  • 1. 
    Four different living organisms are shown below.  Which statement is true for all of the organisms shown?
    • A. 

      They carry out photosynthesis.

    • B. 

      They are multicellular.

    • C. 

      They contain at least one cell.

    • D. 

      They are consumers.

  • 2. 
    Running to escape danger is an action that requires the nervous system to coordinate the interaction of which two body systems?
    • A. 

      Digestive and endocrine

    • B. 

      Muscular and skeletal

    • C. 

      Reproductive and excretory

    • D. 

      Circulatory and digestive

  • 3. 
    The diagrams below show two organisms. How are these two organisms classified?
    • A. 

      same kingdom, different species

    • B. 

      Same kingdom, same species

    • C. 

      Different kingdoms, same species

    • D. 

      Different kingdoms, different species

  • 4. 
    Which system produces most of the hormones in the human body?
    • A. 

      Circulatory

    • B. 

      Digestive

    • C. 

      endocrine

    • D. 

      Respiratory

  • 5. 
     Each body cell of a goldfish contains 94 chromosomes. How many chromosomes are contained in a goldfish sex cell?
    • A. 

      23

    • B. 

      47

    • C. 

      94

    • D. 

      188

  • 6. 
    The diagram below shows a green plant. What is the main function of the plant structure labeled A?
    • A. 

      Reproduction

    • B. 

      Release of minerals

    • C. 

      Absorption of water

    • D. 

      Support

  • 7. 
    Which unit is used to express the amount of energy in food?
    • A. 

      Calorie

    • B. 

      Milliliter

    • C. 

      Degree Celsius

    • D. 

      Gram (Not drawn to scale)

  • 8. 
    The drawing below represents a pair of chromosomes. The area labeled “bands” shows the location of
    • A. 

      Egg cells

    • B. 

      sperm cells

    • C. 

      Reproductive hormones

    • D. 

      Specific genes

  • 9. 
    Many cars today are designed to get better gas mileage than those made in the past. This change resulted from a need to
    • A. 

      Recycle materials

    • B. 

      Improve safety

    • C. 

      Produce chemicals

    • D. 

      Conserve resources

  • 10. 
    A scientist crosses two different varieties of corn to produce a single variety that has traits from both parents. This technique is an example of
    • A. 

      Competition

    • B. 

      Natural selection

    • C. 

      Selective breeding

    • D. 

      Ecological succession

  • 11. 
    What is the nutrient source for some fungi?
    • A. 

      Sunlight

    • B. 

      Oxygen

    • C. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • D. 

      Dead organisms

  • 12. 
    Which event is the best example of competition between species in a pond environment?
    • A. 

      dragonflies landing on lily pads

    • B. 

      Frogs and toads eating flies

    • C. 

      Lizards and snakes lying in the sun

    • D. 

      Hawks eating mice

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      Provide protection for the embryo

    • B. 

      Provide nutrients for the embryo

    • C. 

      Prevent mutations in the plant

    • D. 

      Fight off infections in the plant

  • 14. 
    Grasses, shrubs, and trees are called producers because they make
    • A. 

      Water

    • B. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • C. 

      Minerals

    • D. 

      Food

  • 15. 
    A broken bone heals through the process of
    • A. 

      Adaptation

    • B. 

      Mutation

    • C. 

      Cell division

    • D. 

      Chemical digestion

  • 16. 
    Which substance do all living things require to survive?
    • A. 

      blood

    • B. 

      water

    • C. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • D. 

      Organic soil

  • 17. 
    What advantage does a species that reproduces sexually have over a species that reproduces asexually?
    • A. 

      There is greater variation among the offspring.

    • B. 

      The offspring are identical to the parents.

    • C. 

      Only one parent is necessary for reproduction.

    • D. 

      No sex cells are needed for reproduction.

  • 18. 
    What are produced in both the male and female reproductive systems in humans?
    • A. 

      Sperm

    • B. 

      Nutrients

    • C. 

      Fertilized eggs

    • D. 

      Fertilized eggs

  • 19. 
    Which life process is shown by the equation below? oxygen + food carbon dioxide + water + energy enzymes
    • A. 

      Circulation

    • B. 

      Reproduction

    • C. 

      Locomotion

    • D. 

      Respiration

  • 20. 
    Which diagram below represents one type of human tissue? (The diagrams are not drawn to scale.)
    • A. 

      Nerve cell

    • B. 

      Muscle

    • C. 

      Kidney

    • D. 

      Digestive tract

  • 21. 
    Which process is shown in the diagram below?
    • A. 

      Evolution

    • B. 

      Migration

    • C. 

      Photosynthesis

    • D. 

      Metamorphosis

  • 22. 
    The diagram below shows a food web for a community. Which organisms in the diagram are carnivores?
    • A. 

      Rabbits and birds

    • B. 

      Carrots and grasses

    • C. 

      Grasshoppers and birds

    • D. 

      Grasshoppers and mice

  • 23. 
    • A. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • B. 

      Nitrogen

    • C. 

      Oxygen

    • D. 

      Water

  • 24. 
    Which information would probably be most helpful to someone trying to identify a mineral sample?
    • A. 

      Location and mass of the sample

    • B. 

      Shape and texture of the sample

    • C. 

      Hardness and streak of the sample

    • D. 

      Color and size of the sample

  • 25. 
    In which type of rock is the fossil imprint of a fern leaf most likely to be found?
    • A. 

      Igneous

    • B. 

      metamorphic

    • C. 

      Sedimentary

    • D. 

      Volcanic