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Which of the following is a characteristic of ALL living things?
a) All living things will move.
b) All living things breathe.
c) All living things grow.
d) All living things need oxygen.

Which of the following means making more of the same kind of organism?
a) grow
b) develop
c) use energy
d) reproduce

If there is an increase in mass, what has happened?
a) use of energy
b) growth & development
c) response to a stimulus
d) reproduction

What is the stimulus in the following situation? All the students begin to pack up after the lunch bell rings?
a) All the students.
b) The lunch bell ringing.
c) Students begin to pack.
d) There is no stimulus in the situtation.

Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of a living thing?
a) All living things grow & develop.
b) All living things respond to stimuli in order to maintain homeostasis.
c) All living things can be unicellular or multicellular.
d) All living things move by using energy.

What is the RESPONSE in the following situation? Over several weeks, a tomato plant grows torwards the window with the sunlight shining through.
a) Window with sunlight.
b) Tomato plant growing.
c) Several weeks.
d) There isn't a response in the situation.

Which of the following is not considered a living thing?
a) Single celled protist.
b) Fungus
c) Seed
d) Fire

What is the basic unit of life?
a) cells
b) growth
c) reproduction
d) energy

What is the stimulus in the following situation? Your alarm clock rings in the morning and you wake up to get ready for school.
a) getting ready for school.
b) alarm clock rings.
c) you wake up.
d) the morning.

What are the 5 characteristics used by scientist to classify something as living or non-living?
a) growth & development, use of energy, made of cells, reproduction, response to stimuli
b) use of energy, reproduction, made of many cells, response to stimuli, growth & development
c) respond to stimuli, grow & develop, use energy, does not reproduction, made of cells
d) none of the above

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