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Life Science Assessment Part 1

Quiz by Laura Marks

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  • Q1
    1. What are the three main things that plants need to grow?
    sunlight, soil, nutrients
    sunlight, air, soil
    sunlight, air, water
    sunlight, water, soil
    30s
  • Q2
    2. How do plants get energy?
    by eating other organisms
    through a process called photosynthesis
    through a reaction called chlorophyll
    by absorbing mineral nutrients from the soil
    30s
  • Q3
    3. How do plants and animals differ?
    Unlike plants, animals are able to make their own food.
    Unlike plants, animals do not need gases from the air.
    Unlike animals, plants do not need gases from the air.
    Unlike animals, plants are able to make their own food.
    30s
  • Q4
    4. Identify the pigment that captures the energy of sunlight.
    oxygen
    carbon dioxide
    sugar
    chlorophyll
    30s
  • Q5
    5. What is the original source of energy for organisms in a food chain?
    animals
    consumers
    sunlight
    plants
    30s
  • Q6
    6. Which role do roots play in making food for a plant?
    Roots take in energy.
    Roots take in carbon dioxide.
    Roots take in water.
    Roots release oxygen.
    30s
  • Q7
    7. Which is a product of photosynthesis that plants use?
    water
    chlorophyll
    sugar
    carbon dioxide
    30s
  • Q8
    8. Plants use the products made during photosynthesis to carryout their basic functions. Where does the energy to make these products come from?
    oxygen
    carbon dioxide
    water
    sunlight
    30s
  • Q9
    9. Over time a young robin becomes an adult. Which process describes how the robin gets larger?
    Food provides the robin with materials for repair.
    Food provides energy for the robin to keep its body warm.
    Food provides energy the robin needs for motion.
    Food provides the robin with materials for growth.
    30s
  • Q10
    10. Grace is growing lettuce in a water solution that includes dissolved nutrients. What is the name of this method of growing plants?
    photosynthesis
    runoff
    producer
    hydroponics
    30s
  • Q11
    11. Which of the following is a problem solved by raising plants in nutrient-rich water?
    poor soil
    shortage of good farmland
    all of the above
    drought
    30s
  • Q12
    12. Rahul falls down and scrapes his knee. In a week, his skin is healed. Which of the following describes this use of food?
    Food provides Rahul's body with materials for repair.
    Food provides energy that Rahul's body uses to stay warm.
    Food provides energy that Rahul needs for motion.
    Food provides Rahul's body with materials for growth.
    30s
  • Q13
    13. A lion chases a zebra. Which of the following describes the use of food.
    Food provides the lion with materials for repair.
    Food provides energy the lion needs for motion.
    Food provides the lion with materials for growth.
    Food provides gases for the lion to breathe.
    30s
  • Q14
    14. A deer senses danger and runs quickly away. How is food helping the deer as it runs?
    Food is providing the deer with the materials it needs for body repair.
    Food is providing the deer with the materials it needs for growth.
    Food is providing the deer with energy to maintain body warmth.
    Food is providing the deer with energy for motion.
    30s

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