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Which structure would you expect to find in a plant cell but not in an animal cell?
a) Cell membrane
b) Nucleus
c) Cytoplasm
d) Cell wall

What is an example of a trait that cannot be inheited?
a) Curly hair
b) Blue eyes
c) punctuality
d) long eyelashes

In which group are the organisms more similar?
a) Kingdom
b) Phylum
c) Class
d) Order

What is the substance in plants that absorbs the energy of sunlight used in photosynthesis?
a) Chlorophyll
b) Glucose
c) Carbon dioxide
d) Oxygen

Lions hunt and kill zebras for food. Which best describes their relationship?
a) Lions are prey and zebras are predators.
b) Lions are predators and zebras are prey.
c) Lions are producers and zebras are consumers.
d) Lions are consumers and zebras are producers.

Which of the following places planets in order of increasing distance from the Sun?
a) Mercury, Earth, Saturn, Neptune
b) Earth, Mercury, Saturn, Neptune
c) Mercury, Neptune, Saturn, Earth
d) Mars, Mercury, Earth, Saturn

A planet spins on its own axis once every 16 hours. Which term best describes its motion?
a) Gravity
b) Orbit
c) Revolution
d) Rotation

Waht does it mean to say the moon is waning?
a) The lit portion of the Moon is turnign away from Earth.
b) The lit portion of the Moon is turning towards Earth.
c) The speed of the Moon's revolution is decreasing.
d) The distance between Earth and the Moon is increasing.

What is the primary reason that summer temperatures in the Northern Hemisphere are higher than winter temperatures?
a) The Earth is closer to the Sun during summer.
b) The Northern Hemisphere has a very high latitude.
c) The Earth's tilt causes the Sun's rays to strike more directly during the summer.
d) The Sun puts out more light and heat energy during the summer months.

Which of the following instruments is used to measure air pressure?
a) Anemometer
b) Thermometer
c) Barometer
d) Odometer

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