Year 8 Exam Quizz 2011

17 Questions | Total Attempts: 49

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8th Grade Quizzes & Trivia

This quizz will cover the areas: microbes, human body, atoms, electricity, astronomy and science skills.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is peristalsis and how does it work?
  • 2. 
    How is the gas exchange done in the alveoli?
  • 3. 
    Blood transfusions are common and can be considered spare body parts. The US is currently trialling artificial blood called Polyheme. Propose at least one reason why they may need this artificial bllod?
  • 4. 
    Name some common household items (food, drinks or objects) that are made of microbes and is good for us?
  • 5. 
    Choose a method of microbe reproduction and write a paragraph on how it works. Provide examples
  • 6. 
    Order the following from smallest to largest: Body systems, Cells,  Human body, Organ,  and Tissue Please start each term with a capital and put a comma (,) in between.
  • 7. 
    What type of digestion does you teeth do to break down the food?
    • A. 

      Chemical Digestion

    • B. 

      Mechanical Digestion

    • C. 

      Electric digestion

    • D. 

      Grinding digestion

  • 8. 
    What are the three main jobs that the blood does in your body?
    • A. 

      It carries oxygen, glucose, water and nutrients from the respiratory and digestive systems to the cells.

    • B. 

      It makes food for your body to live and grow.

    • C. 

      It heals cuts and wounds on the skin

    • D. 

      It maintains body temperature by delivering heat produced by the liver

    • E. 

      It removes waste and carbon dioxide from the cells

    • F. 

      It feeds the digestive system and helps the waste to be filtered.

  • 9. 
    When breathing in, your ribs move up and out. This occurs due to the action of muscles in your chest, what is it known as?
  • 10. 
    What are the two things that the kidney filters? Answer should be _______ and _______ Start each answer with a capital.
  • 11. 
    Blood travels along tubes called blood vessels. Which of these is a type of blood vessel that is only one cell thick, and is the most common in the body?
    • A. 

      Arteries

    • B. 

      Capillaries

    • C. 

      Aorta

    • D. 

      Veins

  • 12. 
    Lithotripsy is the movement of the bladder...true or false?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    What type of microbes do these belong to? Yeast, Tuberculosis, Euglena and HIV
    • A. 

      Bacteria, Protist, Virus, Fungi

    • B. 

      Fungi, Virus, Bacteria, Protist

    • C. 

      Fungi, Bacteria, Protist, Virus

    • D. 

      Virus, Bacteria, Fungi, Protist

  • 14. 
    In Binary Fission, what is the child of the adult cell called?
    • A. 

      Child cells

    • B. 

      Baby cells

    • C. 

      Son cells

    • D. 

      Daughter cells

  • 15. 
    What are the internal parts of a microbe called? Write with a capital and in plurals
  • 16. 
    What are the three forms of bacteria? Select 3 from below
    • A. 

      Cocci

    • B. 

      Cucci

    • C. 

      Spiralis

    • D. 

      Spiralla

    • E. 

      Bacilius

    • F. 

      Bacilli

  • 17. 
    What type of microbe are you most likely going to be able to see with the naked eye?
    • A. 

      Virus

    • B. 

      Bacteria

    • C. 

      Fungi

    • D. 

      Protist

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