Characteristics of Life
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  • Question 1
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    Q. A _____ is something in the environment that causes an organism to respond.
    answer choices
    stimulus
    response
    cause
    effect
  • Question 2
    60 seconds
    Q. Which of these is not true about all organisms?
    answer choices
    all living things have many cells
    all living things need water
    all living things respond to stimuli
    all living things reproduce
  • Question 3
    60 seconds
    Q. What is another way of saying organism?
    answer choices
    living thing
    organ system
    tissue team
    critter
  • Question 4
    60 seconds
    Q. Which of these statements is true about plants?
    answer choices
    they are producers
    they need water and carbon dioxide
    they need sunlight
    all of these statements are true
  • Question 5
    60 seconds
    Q. Which of these statements is true about animals?
    answer choices
    they are consumers
    they need water and oxygen
    they need to eat other living things for food
    all of these statements are true
  • Question 6
    60 seconds
    Q. Most single-celled organisms...
    answer choices
    reproduce asexually
    reproduce sexually
    have complex tissues
    can be seen without a microscope
  • Question 7
    60 seconds
    Q. When a baby kitten becomes an adult cat, this is an example of...
    answer choices
    energy metabolism
    growth and development
    response to stimuli
    having cells
  • Question 8
    60 seconds
    Q. Your body shivers when you are cold. This is because of the concept of...
    answer choices
    homeostasis
    heredity
    energy metabolism
    cellular organization
  • Question 9
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Living things are made up of units called

    answer choices

    DNA

    Cells

    Homeostasis

    Seeds

  • Question 10
    60 seconds
    Q.

    If an organism is made entirely of one cell it is called...

    answer choices

    Multicellular

    Prokaryotic

    Unicellular

    Eukaryotic

  • Question 11
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Reproduction that only involves one parent and all offspring are identical; for example, binary fission of bacteria or amoebas.

    answer choices

    Asexual

    Sexual

    Division

    Addition

  • Question 12
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Reproduction that involves two cells from different parents unite to produce the first cell of a new organism.

    answer choices

    Asexual

    Sexual

    Budding

    Division

  • Question 13
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Living things are based on a universal genetic

    code. What molecule is responsible for that code?

    answer choices

    RNA

    Lipid

    Protein

    DNA

  • Question 14
    60 seconds
    Q.

    For single-celled organisms, _____ is

    mostly an increase in size.


    Multicellular organisms go through a

    process called __________, where cells

    divide and differentiate into different

    kinds of cells.

    answer choices

    Evolve, respond to stimulus

    Expansion, progress

    Growth, development

    Production, evolution

  • Question 15
    60 seconds
    Q.

    The combination of chemical reactions through

    which an organism builds up or breaks down

    materials as it carries out its life processes is called ...

    answer choices

    absorption

    metabolism

    digestion

    consumption

  • Question 16
    60 seconds
    Q.

    A stimulus can be external or internal.

    answer choices

    False

    True

  • Question 17
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    Q.

    Maintaining a stable internal

    environment is called

    answer choices

    homeostasis

    equilibrium

    balance

    evenness

  • Question 18
    60 seconds
    Q. When you step out into the cold, your body shivers in order to keep its temperature at 98.6F.
    answer choices
    All living things use energy
    All living things contain cells
    All living things maintain homeostasis
    All living things grow
  • Question 19
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    Q. Green plants produce their own food through the process of photosynthesis.
    answer choices
    All living things use energy
    All living things contain cells
    All living things maintain homeostasis
    All living things grow
  • Question 20
    60 seconds
    Q. Rocks are not living because
    answer choices
    they never move
    they aren't needed for humans
    they are not made of cells
    they don't break down
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