0654 Characteristics of Living Things Quiz

Jeffrey Piggott
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Quiz for 0654 Coordinated Sciences on the 7 characteristics of living things,

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Jeffrey Piggott
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Question 1

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Worms come to the soil surface after heavy rain. Which characteristic of living organisms does this show?
Answer
  • A growth
  • B nutrition
  • C reproduction
  • D sensitivity

Question 2

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The diagrams show a plant at the start of an experiment, and the same plant two days later. Which characteristic of living organisms is not demonstrated by this experiment?
Answer
  • A excretion
  • B growth
  • C movement
  • D sensitivity

Question 3

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The diagram shows an amoeba, a single-celled living organism. The movement of gases at X indicates the occurrence of which process or processes in the cell?
Answer
  • A excretion and nutrition
  • B excretion and respiration
  • C nutrition and respiration
  • D respiration only

Question 4

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What is respiration?
Answer
  • A breathing
  • B giving out carbon dioxide
  • C releasing energy from food
  • D taking in oxygen

Question 5

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A living organism, X, can make its own food, get rid of toxic materials and detect and respond to stimuli. What other four processes must organism X carry out to stay alive?
Answer
  • A excretion, growth, movement, sensitivity
  • B excretion, growth, nutrition, respiration
  • C growth, movement, reproduction, respiration
  • D movement, reproduction, respiration, sensitivity

Question 6

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Which process in plant cells uses chlorophyll?
Answer
  • A growth
  • B nutrition
  • C movement
  • D respiration

Question 7

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Which characteristic of living organisms is described by the following definition? ‘The ability to detect changes in the environment and make responses’.
Answer
  • A excretion
  • B movement
  • C respiration
  • D sensitivity

Question 8

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Which characteristic is shown when a person smells a gas in the air?
Answer
  • A excretion
  • B movement
  • C respiration
  • D sensitivity

Question 9

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Which characteristic of living organisms can involve ingestion, absorption and assimilation?
Answer
  • A excretion
  • B growth
  • C nutrition
  • D respiration

Question 10

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What is defined as the chemical reactions that break down food molecules in cells to release energy?
Answer
  • A excretion
  • B movement
  • C nutrition
  • D respiration

Question 11

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Which process produces heat to maintain a person’s body temperature?
Answer
  • A excretion
  • B nutrition
  • C reproduction
  • D respiration

Question 12

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Which process removes the waste products of metabolism from the body?
Answer
  • A excretion
  • B nutrition
  • C reproduction
  • D respiration

Question 13

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The diagram shows some organisms living in water. Which process is carried out by all the living organisms shown?
Answer
  • A photosynthesis
  • B pollination
  • C respiration
  • D transpiration

Question 14

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What are characteristics of all organisms?
Answer
  • A egestion and excretion
  • B egestion and nutrition
  • C excretion and nutrition
  • D excretion and photosynthesis

Question 15

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Living animals release carbon dioxide. This is an example of which life process?
Answer
  • A excretion
  • B movement
  • C nutrition
  • D sensitivity