G6 Cells & Living Organisms Quiz

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Quiz for KS3 topic Cells and Living Organisms

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Question 1

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Two different sorts of microbes are:
Answer
  • A) plants and fungi.
  • B) crustaceans and viruses.
  • C) viruses and bacteria.
  • D) viruses and pollen grains.

Question 2

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Which of these lists the organisms in the correct size order, with smallest first?
Answer
  • A) viruses, bacteria, fungi, rose bushes, elephants
  • B) elephants, rose bushes, fungi, bacteria, viruses
  • C) bacteria, viruses, fungi, rose bushes, elephants
  • D) fungi, bacteria, viruses, rose bushes, elephants

Question 3

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Why do some people think that viruses are not living things?
Answer
  • A) They cannot carry out all seven of the life processes.
  • B) They can give people diseases.
  • C) They do not have lungs and so cannot breathe.
  • D) They are too small to see.

Question 4

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Look at the two pictures. What do they show?
Answer
  • A) X is a fungus and Y is a bacterium.
  • B) X is a pollen grain and Y is a virus.
  • C) X is a crustacean and Y is a plant
  • D) X is a virus and Y is a bacterium.

Question 5

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Which microbe is used to make bread rise?
Answer
  • A) bacteria
  • B) yeast
  • C) plants
  • D) sodium bicarbonate

Question 6

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When a microbe gives you a disease you are said to be:
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  • A) indebted to the microbe.
  • B) ingested by the microbe.
  • C) injected by the microbe.
  • D) infected by the microbe.

Question 7

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Colds, flu, chickenpox and AIDS are all caused by:
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  • A) viruses.
  • B) fungi.
  • C) polluted air.
  • D) animals.

Question 8

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Dimitri has a cold. He may have caught this by:
Answer
  • A) standing in a cold place for too long.
  • B) not eating enough fruits and vegetables.
  • C) breathing in air containing a microbe.
  • D) staying up too late and getting very tired.

Question 9

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Bacon takes longest to go off if it is kept in a:
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  • A) fridge.
  • B) fruit bowl.
  • C) breadbox.
  • D) freezer.

Question 10

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One part of your body that tries to keep microbes out is your:
Answer
  • A) hair.
  • B) nails.
  • C) arm.
  • D) skin.

Question 11

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Look at the diagram. The organ shown in the diagram can kill microbes because:
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  • A) it is very hot.
  • B) it squashes them.
  • C) there is no air in it
  • D) it contains a strong acid.

Question 12

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An antibiotic is a medicine that:
Answer
  • A) kills bacteria and viruses.
  • B) kills only viruses.
  • C) kills only bacteria.
  • D) is dangerous and so is no longer used.
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