Science 7 SP (Part 2) Life Science Review Packet Questions Review for Final

  1. The horizontal axis is the _________ variable.
  2. The _____ axis is the responding variable.
  3. Axis are numbered using the ____ interval.
  4. Each axis is labeled with the ________ and the ____.
    • variable
    • unit
  5. A student visits a stream. The student writes down four statements in his notebook. Which statement is an inference?

    B) The stream was formed during the last Ice Age.
  6. A student is rolling a ball down a ramp. Which statement is an observation?

    A) The ball rolled 86.3 cm in 3.0 seconds.
  7. Which set of items could be used to make observations during an experiment?

    D) sight, ruler, stopwatch
  8. An orderly process used to solve problems and investigate the world is

    D) scientific method
  9. A student decides to enter a science contest that requires and original research project. What is the first step she must take in doing the research?

    B) state the problem to which she wants to find an answer
  10. The information that has been collected through observation and measurement is called the

    A) data
  11. In an experiment, the factor that is being tested and changed is the

    B) variable
  12. Diagrams, tables, and graphs are used by scientist mainly to

    A) organize data
  13. All of the following are safe procedures to follow when heating a beaker of water except:

    B) remove your goggles when you put the beaker on the hot plate
  14. The length of a sneaker is best measured in:

    D) centimeters
  15. The mass of a very large boulder is best expressed in

    C) kilograms
  16. Plants produce a variety of substances: food, flavorings, drugs, poisons. This is a result of the life process of

    D) synthesis
  17. A migrating bird needs a large amount of energy. Which life process directly provides this energy?

    A) aerobic cellular respiration
  18. All organisms have structures that remove wastes such as carbon dioxide and excess water. This life process is called.

    D) excretion
  19. A life process that must be carried on by every living organism is called

    A) respiration
  20. A life process that is not necessary to the survival of the individual organism is called

    A) reproduction
  21. The maintenance of a constant internal environment is called

    B) homeostasis
  22. Living organisms are classified into kingdoms based on

    D) structure
  23. Which is the correct order in the classification system for organisms?

    A) kingdom, genus, species
  24. Which classification group has the greatest similarity among its members?

    A) species
  25. Which classification category has the greatest number of different types of organisms?

    B) kingdom
  26. A one-celled organism with a nucleus, chloroplasts, and the ability to move is a

    B) protist
  27. A organism who is multicellular, doesn't have a nucleus in each cell, not green, and has the ability to move is a(n)

    C) animal
  28. A species that is multicellular, has a simple root system, is non-green, and can not move on its own would be

    C) a fungi
  29. Which cell structure controls most cell activities and the inheritance of traits?

    A) nucleus
  30. The movement of material into and out of the cell is controlled by the

    A) cell membrane
  31. Which structures are found in a cell from a dog?

    B) cytoplasm, nucleus, cell membrane
  32. Which is the most common compound found in cytoplasm?

    A) water
  33. A cell has a cell membrane, nucleus, cell wall, and chloroplasts. This cell is most likely from

    B) a plant
  34. 2 things animal cells and plant cells have in common
    • cell membrane
    • nucleus
  35. 2 structures found only in the plant cell
    • cell wall
    • chloroplasts
  36. Bacteria of decay (decomposers) are important components of an ecosystem because they

    A) recycle organic matter
  37. As a member of the ecological community, humans are classified as

    B) consumers
  38. Solar energy enters food chains through the life processes of

    D) producers
  39. The decomposers that decay plant and animal matter in an ecosystem include

    A) bacteria and mushrooms
  40. The typical sequence for a food chain is

    C) green plants --> herbivores --> carnivores
  41. In the food chain: algae --> minnow --> trout --> X, which organism could be X?

    D) human
  42. In a food web, the greatest amount of chemical energy is provided by

    A) producers
  43. Overpopulation of deer in an area will most likely cause

    D) an increase in competition among the deer
  44. In an abandoned field, the grasses were slowly replaced by small bushes and then years later by a forest of trees. This is known as

    D) ecological succession
  45. Which activity has a negative effect on the environment?

    C) use of chemical pesticides
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Science 7 SP (Part 2) Life Science Review Packet Questions Review for Final
Science 7 SP (Part 2) Life Science Review Packet Questions Review for Final