CRMS_1819_What is Life Pre-Assessment
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by Delilah Luera
| 45 Questions
Note from the author:
CRMS
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LT1 Q1- Which of these lists the levels of organization in an ORGANISM in the correct order from smallest to largest?
cell, tissue, organ, organ system, organism
tissue, organism, organ, organ system, cell
organism, biosphere, ecosystem, cell
organism, organ system, organ, tissue, cell
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LT1 Q2 Which lists the Levels of Organization in an ECOSYSTEM from smallest to largest?
ecosystem, biosphere, organism, population, community, biome
organism, population, community, ecosystem, biome, biosphere
ecosystem, population, community, species, biosphere
organism, community, ecosystem, population, biosphere
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LT1 Q3 A __________________ is a group of similar cells that work together to perform a specific function.
tissue
organs
organism
organelle
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LT 2 Q1 What is the function of the cell membrane?
Supports and protects the cell
Controls the cell
Controls what enters and leaves the cell
Metabolic reactions occur here
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LT 2 Q2 The outer most boundary of an animal cell is ________________
The cell wall
The cytoplasm
Nuclear envelope
The cell membrane
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LT3 Q3 Which of the following represents the function of the cell membrane?
computer
refrigerator
locked door
stairs
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LT 3 Q1 Label 5 is pointing to the __________
ribosomes
nucleus
cell wall
vacuole
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LT 3 Q2 What is the funciton of the cell wall?
to prevent oxygen from entering the cell
to prevent water from entering the cell
to perform different functions in each cell
to protect and support the cell
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LT 3 Q3 If animals had cell walls, which function would be limited?
movement
digestion
growth
diffusion
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LT 4 Q1 Which organelle is the control center of the cell?
chloroplast
mitochondrion
nucleus
ribosome
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LT 4 Q2 The nucleus of a cell has thin strands of ______________ that contain genetic material.
cytoplasm
RNA
fibers
DNA
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LT 4 Q3 Label 2 is pointing to the
cytoplasm
sap vacuole
chloroplast
nucleus
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LT 5 Q1 Label 1 is pointing to the
cytoplasm
sap vacuole
chloroplast
nucleus
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LT 5 Q2 What is the name of the jelly like substance that is inside the cell?
cytoplasm
cytokenesis
ecotoplasm
plasma
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LT 5 Q3 What is the function of the cytoplasm?
makes protein
controls what enters and leaves the cell
stores water and mineral ions
supports the cell and its organelles
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LT 6 Q1 Which of the following organelles is the most important in providing energy to the cell?
mitochondria
centrosome
nucleus
ribosome
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LT 6 Q2 Which of the following best describes the function of mitochondria?
They store energy from food molecules
They store energy from sunlight
They produce nucleic acids that release energy
convert energy from food molecules into energy the cell can use
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LT 6 Q3 The mitochondria has a maze like membrane inside to
make it more fleixble
increase surface area
allow better protection from invaders
make diffusion more difficult
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LT 7 Q1 What organelle is being represented by the picture?

chloroplast
nucleus
mitochondria
vacuole
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LT 7 Q2 What is the function of the chloroplast?
Controls the cell
Stores water and mineral ions
Makes glucose by photosynthesis
Controls what enters and leaves the cell
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LT7 Q3 These cells contain chloroplasts
plant
animal
fungi
both plant and animal
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LT 8 Q1 The organelle responsible for storing water in the plant cell is the ____________________.
endoplasmic reticulum
vacuole
ribosome
mitochondria
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LT 8 Q2 What structure is being identified below? (large blue circle)

mitochondria
nucleus
cell wall
vacuole
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LT 8 Q3 Plant cells have bigger vacuoles than animal cells. What is the reasoning behind this?
animal cells done need any water at all
plants can't walk to get water so they need a place to store it
plant cells need a bigger vacuole to create energy
animal cells don't require a lot of water
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LT 9 Q1 Which of the following is NOT part of the Cell Theory?
All living thigs are composed of cells
Cells are the basic units of life
All cells must come from other cells
Not all living things are composed of cells
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LT 9 Q2 Modern Cell Theory states that all cells come from
non-living material
nothingness
other existing cells
none of these
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LT 9 Q3 Cells were discovered by which scientist?
Robert Hooke
Theodor Schwann
Matthias Schleiden
Rudolf Virchow
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LT 10 Q1 What do the following images all have in common?


all abiotic
all are multicellular
all are composed of cells
all are classified in Kingdom Animals
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LT 10 Q2 Cells are the basic unit of structure and _________of life.
support
function
protection
nutrition
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LT 10 Q3 The smallest life form known to man is a
ribosome
amoeba
atom
cell
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LT11 Q1 Which type of cells lack a nuclear membrane?
Fungal
Eukaryotic
Prokaryotic
They all have cell membranes
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LT 11 Q2

The first picture respresents a ___________ cell. The second picture represents a _______ cell.
Virus, Eukaryotic
Eukaryotic, Prokaryotic
Prokaryotic, Animal
Prokaryotic, Eukaryotic
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LT 11 Q3 Eukaryotic Cells
have membrane bound organelles
are autotrophs
are the cells of bacteria
are dead cells
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LT 12 Q1 Which of the following is considered biotic?
Hair
Bones
Trees
All of the above
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LT 12 Q2 Sunlight, water and air are all
Abiotic factors needed for plants to survive
Biotic factors needed for plants to survive
Abiotic factors but are not necessary for plant life
Neither biotic or abiotic
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LT 12 Q3 All living (biotic) organisms share what similar characteristics?
Reproduce, Sense and Response to environment, grow, exchange nutrients, repair injury, excrete waste and move
Reproduce, grow, exchange nutrients and gases and excrete waste
Grow and move
Sense and repsond to environment, move, grow, repair injury
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LT 13 Q1 What question is trying to be addressed in this picture?


How does the type of plant affect direction of plant growth?
How does temperature affect plant growth?
How does gravity affect direction of plant growth?
How does size of root affect direction of plant growth?
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LT 13 Q2 Seeds are protected by a hard outer seed coat. When a seed germinates
The seed coat dissolves to allow the seedling to emerge
the seed uses its stored food to force the seed coat open
seedling emerges through a small passageway in the seed coat
the seedling eats it for extra nutrition
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LT 13 Q3 Seed leaves reach the surface of the soil by
The force of water pressure
pollinators
energy from photosynthesis
flowers
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LT 14 Q1 Shivering is an example of the body responding to an
Internal stimuli
External stimuli
Hunger
muscle spasms
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LT14 Q2 Tropism is most similar to
stimulus/response
waste/excretion
nutrients/energy
dehydration/wilting
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LT 14 Q3 A student experiments to see if the direction they plant a seed affects if the seed germinates. The results of the experiment
are pictured below. What is the best conclusion to these results?
A seed needs to land vertically to germinate
A seed needs to land horizontally to germinate
A seed can land in any direction to germinate
A seed needs to be watered to germinate
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LT 15 Q1 Turgor pressure measures...
the amount of force water is pushing against the vacuole
how easily a stem breaks
the height water is pushing the leaves up
the amount of transpiration
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LT 15 Q2 A student designs an experiment to test tugor pressure, by changing the amount of water each test plant was given. They allowed each plant to be in the sunlight for 6 hours. Plants were planted in 8 oz. cups and given fertilizer once during the 1 month of data collection. Which would be the indepentdent variable?
amount of water given to plant
amount of sunlight given to plant
amount of fertilizer given to plant
amount of soil given to plant
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LT 15 Q3 A student designs an experiment testing which amount of water provides the best turgor pressure. Which would be their dependent variable?
number of leaves plant produces
percentage of leaves that wilt
height of the plant after a week
number of days until seed germinates
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