Interesting Science Questions: Quiz!

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following items is necessary in a laboratory for safety purposes?
    • A. 

      Triple-beam balance

    • B. 

      Metric ruler

    • C. 

      Computer monitor

    • D. 

      Fire extinguisher

  • 2. 
    The brown fur of the arctic hare turns white in winter. How does this color change most likely help the arctic hare?
    • A. 

      It helps the animal save water.

    • B. 

      It helps the animal hide from predators.

    • C. 

      It helps keep the animal cool.

    • D. 

      It helps protect the animal from disease.

  • 3. 
    A student plays the cymbals in a band. When the cymbals are hit together, a loud sound is produced. The force of the cymbals hitting each other produces sound because —
    • A. 

      Metal conducts heat

    • B. 

      Energy is absorbed

    • C. 

      Metal is magnetic

    • D. 

      Air vibrates

  • 4. 
    Ice cream in a bowl changed from solid to liquid in a few minutes. Which of the following most likely caused this change?
    • A. 

      Bacteria grew in the ice cream.

    • B. 

      Heat was added to the ice cream.

    • C. 

      Water evaporated from the ice cream.

  • 5. 
    The picture shows a type of gazelle that lives in Africa. It eats leaves, twigs, flowers, and fruits. Which characteristic most helps this gazelle get food?
    • A. 

      Long neck

    • B. 

      Tan fur

    • C. 

      Curled horns

    • D. 

      Large ears

  • 6. 
    The picture shows an empty cicada shell and a cicada. The cicada shell most likely shows that —
    • A. 

      The cicada was killed by a bird

    • B. 

      The cicada’s outer skin helps attract mates

    • C. 

      Cicadas shed their skin during their life cycle

    • D. 

      Cicadas first appeared on Earth before dinosaurs were extinct

  • 7. 
    A fork falls off the edge of a table. Which force moves the fork toward the floor?
    • A. 

      The pull of Earth’s gravity

    • B. 

      The pull of Earth’s rotation

    • C. 

      The push of the table

    • D. 

      The push of air pressure

  • 8. 
    Which picture shows the stage at which the monarch butterfly helps the milkweed plant reproduce?
    • A. 

      Q

    • B. 

      R

    • C. 

      S

    • D. 

      T

  • 9. 
    On a recent field trip, students found a 20-centimeter-long salamander. The salamander had four toes on its front feet and five toes on its back feet. According to the table above, the students most likely found which type of salamander?
    • A. 

      Gulf Coast water dog

    • B. 

      Smallmouth salamander

    • C. 

      Spotted salamander

    • D. 

      Texas blind salamander

  • 10. 
    One example of a trait passed from a parent plant to its offspring is —
    • A. 

      The amount of water in the plant’s environment

    • B. 

      The amount of sunlight shining on the plant

    • C. 

      The color of the flowers on the plant

    • D. 

      The nutrients in the soil where the plant grows

  • 11. 
    Some students measured the growth of four tomato plants after one month. The plants grew in identical containers with different soils. The students made a table of their data, as shown above. What is the best title for the second column in their table?
    • A. 

      Plant Height (cm)

    • B. 

      Days of Growth

    • C. 

      Container Size (mL)

    • D. 

      Number of Plants

  • 12. 
    The picture shows the label for a new product. Based on the label, the reader can conclude that the tablets ______
    • A. 

      Were made for children

    • B. 

      Have different flavors

    • C. 

      Are easy to chew

    • D. 

      Have a pleasant taste

  • 13. 
    When a dog sees a cat, a message travels from the dog’s eyes to the dog’s _____
    • A. 

      Brain

    • B. 

      Nose

    • C. 

      Paws

    • D. 

      Muscles

  • 14. 
    Which of these mixtures would be easiest to separate?
    • A. 

      Fruit salad

    • B. 

      Powdered lemonade

    • C. 

      Hot chocolate

    • D. 

      Instant pudding

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