The Characteristics of life

Question 1 of 16

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Metabolism is...

Select one of the following:

  • A chemical reaction in an organism

  • The sum of all chemical reactions in an organism

Question 2 of 16

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Metabolism is...

Select one of the following:

  • A chemical reaction in an organism

  • The sum of all chemical reactions in an organism

Question 3 of 16

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Living things arise from

Select one of the following:

  • Other living things of the same type

  • Non-living matter

Question 4 of 16

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Define biogenisis.

Select one of the following:

  • Living things arise from other living things of the same type.

  • Living things arise from non-living matter.

Question 5 of 16

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Another name for biogenisis

Select one of the following:

  • Spontaneous generation

  • Continuity of life

Question 6 of 16

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Define spontaneous generation.

Select one of the following:

  • Living things arise from other living things of the same type.

  • Living things arise from non-living matter.

Question 7 of 16

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Life is defined as

Select one of the following:

  • The possession of some of the characteristics of life

  • The possession of all of the characteristics of life

Question 8 of 16

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The characteristics of life are

Select one of the following:

  • Movement, reproduction, sensitivity, growth, response, excretion, nutrition

  • Sensitivity, nutrition, organisation, reproduction, excretion

Question 9 of 16

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Organisation means that

Select one of the following:

  • Living things are neat and tidy

  • Living things are composed of cells, tissues, organs, organ systems

  • Living things are called organisms

Question 10 of 16

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Nutrition is

Select one or more of the following:

  • either autotrophic or heterotrophic

  • autotrophic

  • heterotrophic

  • the way in which organisms obtain and use their food

Question 11 of 16

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Autotrophic organisms

Select one of the following:

  • Make their own food

  • Obtain their food from external sources

Question 12 of 16

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Heterotrophic organisms

Select one of the following:

  • Make their own food

  • Obtain their food from the external environment

Question 13 of 16

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Excretion is

Select one of the following:

  • The removal of faeces from the body

  • The removal of the waste products of metabolism from the body

Question 14 of 16

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Sensitivity/response is

Select one of the following:

  • The way in which living things react to stimuli in their environment.

  • The feelings of an organism

Question 15 of 16

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Reproduction is...

Select one of the following:

  • when living organisms copy eachother

  • the production if new individuals

Question 16 of 16

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Which of the following are living:

Select one or more of the following:

  • Dog

  • Car

  • Oak tree

  • Flame

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The Characteristics of life

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