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Characteristic of Life

Quiz by Amber Hamilton

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  • Q1
    Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of all living things?
    ability to reproduce
    response to environment
    growth and development
    ability to move
    30s
  • Q2
    Which of the following characteristics of living things best explains why birds fly south for the winter?
    Living things maintain a internal balance
    Living things are based on a universal genetic code
    Living things are made up of units called cells
    Living things respond to their environment
    30s
  • Q3
    Which of the following characteristics of living things best explains why humans sweat when they get hot?
    growth and development
    using energy
    maintaining a stable internal environment
    ability to reproduce
    30s
  • Q4
    What does the term homeostasis mean?
    made up of units called cells
    respond to their environment
    based on a universal genetic code
    maintain a stable internal environment
    30s
  • Q5
    A_____________________ is another name for a living thing.
    ameoba
    organism
    person
    cell
    30s
  • Q6
    Which of the following characteristics of living things best explains why your legs and arms get stronger as you get older?
    Living things maintain internal balance
    Living things are made up of units called cells
    Living things grow and develop
    Living things respond to their environment
    30s
  • Q7
    Both a fast moving stream and a dog respond to the environment and don't grow and develop but this characteristic of life is why a dog is considered alive and a stream isn't.
    The ability to move
    Made of Cells
    The ability to grow and develop
    The ability to change overtime.
    30s
  • Q8
    What can viruses not do?
    respond to stimuli
    eat, grow or reproduce
    Adapt
    maintain homeostasis
    30s
  • Q9
    In all of our cells there is DNA. Which characteristic does this fact best describe?
    Living things are based on a universal genetic code
    Living things grow and develop
    Living things maintain internal balance
    Living things respond to their environment
    30s
  • Q10
    Before a big soccer game Charlie always eats a big dinner. Which characteristic of life does this fact best describe?
    Living things reproduce
    Living things use energy
    Living things respond to their environment
    Living things grow and develop
    30s

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