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Fifth Grade (Grade 5) Biology Questions

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Grade 5 Biochemical Pathways
The 3 things that plants need for photosynthesis is         water        ,           sunlight           , and                  carbon dioxide                 .
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 Succession
A gradual change in an ecosystem, sometimes occurring over hundreds of years is a             succession             .
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 Taxonomy
                have hair or fur.
  1. vertebrates
  2. mammals
  3. birds
Grade 5 Biotic and Abiotic
Which of the following is not needed for an ecosystem to support life?
  1. water
  2. mercury
  3. nutrients
  4. space
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 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 DNA, RNA, and Genetics
                is the passing down of traits from parents to offspring.
  1. Pollination
  2. Heredity
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 Botany
Plants produce oxygen.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Taxonomy
Which kingdom makes its own food and has a cell wall?
  1. Plantae
  2. Animalia
  3. Fungi
  4. Protist
Grade 5 Respiration, Digestion, and Excretion
The             digestive            system is a system which includes mouth, esophagus, stomach, small intestine and large intestine.
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
                have rough scaly skin.
  1. fish
  2. insects
  3. reptiles
Grade 5 Cell Structure and Function
What is the process that forms reproductive cells called?
  1. mitosis
  2. meiosis
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.
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