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Life and Living Processes

  1)   Which of these do ALL living things do?  
    a. sing
    b. run
    c. grow
    d. smile
  2)   Which is the PRODUCER in this food chain?  
    a. lettuce
    b. hawk
    c. thrush
    d. slug
  3)   Which of these is NOT an invertebrate?  
    a. a newt
    b. a butterfly
    c. a crab
    d. a snail
  4)   Humans are:  
    a. carnivores
    b. omnivores
    c. molivores
    d. herbivores
  5)   Which of these has nothing to do with how blood circulates around your body?  
    a. the heart
    b. arteries
    c. veins
    d. ligaments
  6)   In a food-chain, an animal which eats a plant is called:  
    a. a producer
    b. an insulator
    c. a devourer
    d. a consumer
  7)   What is made up of cells?  
    a. everything
    b. everything which is alive today
    c. everything which used to be alive but is now dead
    d. everything which is or ever was alive
  8)   Which part of a flower is for reproduction rather than for nutrition?  
    a. the stem
    b. the flower
    c. the roots
    d. the leaves
  9)   Which of these is TRUE?  
    a. plants take in oxygen
    b. animals give out oxygen
    c. animals give out carbon dioxide
    d. plants give out hydrogen
  10)   Which of these is NOT true?  
    a. adult amphibians lay eggs in water
    b. adult amphibians breathe with gills
    c. adult amphibians have damp skin
    d. adult amphibians are vertebrates
  11)   What is at the start of every food-chain?  
    a. a producer
    b. a consumer
    c. a predator
    d. an adapter
  12)   Tigers are striped so that they can:  
    a. keep clean
    b. run faster
    c. hide easily from other animals
    d. be seen easily by other animals
  13)   All reptiles have:  
    a. fins
    b. scales
    c. feathers
    d. eight legs
  14)   Which of these is a mammal?  
    a. cat
    b. duck
    c. tortoise
    d. goldfish
  15)   In plants, seeds are contained in:  
    a. twigs
    b. fruits
    c. leaves
    d. shoots
  16)   Lungs are like:  
    a. two large empty balloons
    b. two large balloons filled with blood
    c. spaces in the body filled with bones
    d. sponges with lots of very small air sacs
  17)   Air has to be bubbled through a heated tropical aquarium, but not through a cold-water aquarium. This is because:  
    a. cold-water fish do not need oxygen
    b. the air bubbles make germs disappear
    c. oxygen must be removed from warm water
    d. there is not enough oxygen for the fish in warm water
  18)   Genetic information is passed from parents to their children as:  
    a. UFO
    b. DNA
    c. PNA
    d. LFC
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Created by Gillian Hartley, Broughton C of E Primary 2002