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Fifth Grade (Grade 5) Biology Questions

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Grade 5 Taxonomy
Insects are                
  1. invertebrates.
  2. vertebrates.
  3. reptiles.
Grade 5 Respiration, Digestion, and Excretion
Which system of the body helps you breathe?
  1. Circulatory
  2. Respiratory
  3. Digestive
  4. Excretory
Grade 5 Taxonomy
                can live on both land and water.
  1. amphibians
  2. reptiles
  3. invertebrates
Grade 5 Taxonomy
                have hair or fur.
  1. vertebrates
  2. mammals
  3. birds
Grade 5 Food Chains and Webs
Imagine that pollution caused all of the plants in an aquatic food chain to die. Would this affect the population of the largest fish?
  1. Yes, because the largest fish need to eat plants to supplement their diet.
  2. Yes, because all the food energy in the chain comes through the plants.
  3. No, because the largest fish are big enough to survive a change in the ecosystem.
  4. No, because only the smallest fish depend on the plants for survival.
Grade 5 Biology
This science is the study of all living things, both past and present.
  1. geoscience
  2. astro-science
  3. physical science
  4. life science
Grade 5 DNA, RNA, and Genetics
                is the passing down of traits from parents to offspring.
  1. Pollination
  2. Heredity
Grade 5 Microbiology
"Microscopic" means it is very                  small                   and you need a microscope to see it.
Grade 5 Taxonomy
                have skin covered with scales, fins to swim, and gills to breathe.
  1. reptiles
  2. amphibians
  3. fish
Grade 5 Taxonomy
How would you classify a butterfly and a dog? Select two answers.
  1. butterfly; invertebrate
  2. butterfly; vertebrate
  3. dog; invertebrate
  4. dog; vertebrate
Grade 5 Taxonomy
Which kingdom makes its own food and has a cell wall?
  1. Plantae
  2. Animalia
  3. Fungi
  4. Protist
Grade 5 Botany
Plants produce oxygen.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Taxonomy
                have rough scaly skin.
  1. fish
  2. insects
  3. reptiles
Grade 5 Food Chains and Webs
A food chain begins when
  1. an animal eats another animal.
  2. an animal eats a green plant.
  3. a plant eats an insect.
  4. an animal eats the remains of a dead tree.
Grade 5 Taxonomy
What is the broadest or largest level of classification?
  1. species
  2. kingdom
  3. domain
  4. phylum
Grade 5 Communities, Populations, and Ecosystems
Which will most likely happen when someone comes and destroys an animal's ecosystem?
  1. the animal stays there
  2. the animal finds a new place to live
  3. the animal lives on water
  4. the animal gets revenge
Grade 5 Food Chains and Webs
What is the name of a animal that only eats meat?
  1. carnivore
  2. human
  3. omnivore
  4. herbivore
Grade 5 Taxonomy
Humans belong to which Kingdom Classification?
  1. Plantae
  2. Animalia
  3. Fungi
  4. Protist
Grade 5 Taxonomy
Mammals, reptiles, amphibians, birds, and fish are the classes of                .
  1. invertebrates
  2. vertebrates
Grade 5 Cell Structure and Function
What is the process that forms reproductive cells called?
  1. mitosis
  2. meiosis
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