Uil 7th/8th Grade Science Test 1

50 Questions | Total Attempts: 45

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8th Grade Science Quizzes & Trivia

Quiz posted by Jacob Roth. This quiz IS NOT a substitute for a "pen-and-paper" UIL science test. This test does not grade you on the appropriate 250-point, skipping-questions-allowed scale that pen-and-paper tests do. This test does not allow skipping questions and grades on a 0%-100% scale. It does, however, have questions from the pen-and-paper tests.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A light bulb converts __________ energy into ________ energy when you flip on aswitch.
    • A. 

      Electrical; kinetic

    • B. 

      Electrical; light

    • C. 

      Thermal; electrical

    • D. 

      Kinetic; light

  • 2. 
    If a person has type B blood they can donate blood for a blood transfusion to anyonewith what type of blood?
    • A. 

      B and AB

    • B. 

      A and AB

    • C. 

      AB

    • D. 

      O

  • 3. 
    Your body uses energy to maintain a steady internal temperature of about ____°C.
    • A. 

      98.6

    • B. 

      41

    • C. 

      37

    • D. 

      60

  • 4. 
    The process of succession that begins in a place without any soil is called _______succession.
    • A. 

      Primary

    • B. 

      Secondary

    • C. 

      Equilibrium

    • D. 

      Not Here

  • 5. 
    _______ of an object is the speed of an object and its direction of motion.
    • A. 

      Acceleration

    • B. 

      Velocity

    • C. 

      Average speed

    • D. 

      Instantaneous speed

  • 6. 
    ____ is the process that uses cell division to re-grow body parts.
    • A. 

      Regeneration

    • B. 

      Fission

    • C. 

      Runners

    • D. 

      Not Here

  • 7. 
    What happens when a liquid changes into a gas?
    • A. 

      Vaporization

    • B. 

      Sublimation

    • C. 

      Evaporation

    • D. 

      Condensation

  • 8. 
    The oldest moon rocks date to how many years ago?
    • A. 

      A.) 3.2 billion

    • B. 

      B.) 4.4 billion

    • C. 

      C.) 5.7 billion

    • D. 

      D.) 12 million

  • 9. 
    9.) What is the largest part of the brain called?
    • A. 

      A.) cerebellum

    • B. 

      B.) cerebrum

    • C. 

      C.) synapse

    • D. 

      D.) Not Here

  • 10. 
    10.) _____ transfers energy by waves.
    • A. 

      A.) conduction

    • B. 

      B.) convection

    • C. 

      C.) radiation

    • D. 

      D.) Not Here

  • 11. 
    11.) A(n) _____ consists of all the organisms living in an area and the nonliving featuresof their environment.
    • A. 

      A.) habitat

    • B. 

      B.) biosphere

    • C. 

      C.) atmosphere

    • D. 

      D.) ecosystem

  • 12. 
    12.) _____ results when blood pressure is too high.
    • A. 

      A.) hypoglycemia

    • B. 

      B.) hyperextension

    • C. 

      C.) Both a and b

    • D. 

      D.) Not Here

  • 13. 
    13.) A(n) ____ is a structure made up of different types of tissues that work together.
    • A. 

      A.) tissue

    • B. 

      B.) cell

    • C. 

      C.) artery

    • D. 

      D.) organ

  • 14. 
    14.) Inertia depends on the _____ of an object.
    • A. 

      A.) force

    • B. 

      B.) speed

    • C. 

      C.) mass

    • D. 

      D.) length

  • 15. 
    15.) All gases except _____ are located on the right side of the periodic table of elements.
    • A. 

      A.) nitrogen

    • B. 

      B.) hydrogen

    • C. 

      C.) oxygen

    • D. 

      D.) helium

  • 16. 
    16.) What is a process that produces chemical change?
    • A. 

      A.) chemical reaction

    • B. 

      B.) endothermic reaction

    • C. 

      C.) exothermic reaction

    • D. 

      D.) Not Here

  • 17. 
    17.) The total energy of all the particles in a sample of matter is called
    • A. 

      A.) condensation

    • B. 

      B.) thermal energy

    • C. 

      C.) vaporization

    • D. 

      D.) Not Here

  • 18. 
    18.) What is the hardest mineral?
    • A. 

      A.) talcum

    • B. 

      B.) quartz

    • C. 

      C.) diamond

    • D. 

      D.) topaz

  • 19. 
    19.) The point on Earth\u2019s surface located directly above the earthquake focus is called the
    • A. 

      A.) fault

    • B. 

      B.) epicenter

    • C. 

      C.) focal point

    • D. 

      D.) Not Here

  • 20. 
    20.) Who was the first researcher to use numbers to describe the results of geneticsexperiments?
    • A. 

      A.) Reginald Punnett

    • B. 

      B.) Alfred Wallace

    • C. 

      C.) J.J. Thomas

    • D. 

      D.) Gregor Mendel

  • 21. 
    21.) The tissues of most organisms are made of compounds that contain
    • A. 

      A.) zinc

    • B. 

      B.) carbon

    • C. 

      C.) silver

    • D. 

      D.) copper

  • 22. 
    22.) During which period did mammals first appear?
    • A. 

      A.) Tertiary

    • B. 

      B.) Quarternary

    • C. 

      C.) Triassic

    • D. 

      D.) Not Here

  • 23. 
    23.) In which layer of the atmosphere will you find the highest concentration of ozone?
    • A. 

      A.) stratosphere

    • B. 

      B.) mesosphere

    • C. 

      C.) thermosphere

    • D. 

      D.) exosphere

  • 24. 
    24.) The temperature at which air is saturated and condensation forms is the
    • A. 

      A.) humidity

    • B. 

      B.) fog

    • C. 

      C.) dew point

    • D. 

      D.) Not Here

  • 25. 
    25.) A(n) ____ is a current in the ocean that brings deep, cold water to the ocean surface.
    • A. 

      A.) wave

    • B. 

      B.) tide

    • C. 

      C.) upwelling

    • D. 

      D.) Not Here