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Ninth Grade (Grade 9) Health and Medicine Questions

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Grade 9 Microbiology
              Penicillium              is the mold that makes a powerful bacteria-killing antibiotic.
Grade 9 Fitness
Body mass index (BMI) is a ratio of a person's weight to his or her
  1. age
  2. height
  3. activity level
  4. basal metabolic rate
Grade 9 Microbiology
Prokaryotic cells reproduce by means of
  1. synthesis
  2. mitosis
  3. binary fission
  4. telophase
Grade 9 Microbiology
Unicellular prokaryotes are found in extreme environments, and their cell walls do not contain peptidoglycans. Which of the following domains is described here?
  1. Bacteria
  2. Archaea
  3. Eukarya
  4. Protista
Grade 9 Prenatal and Child Care
Correctly identify the age a child should be able to build a tower of three building blocks.
  1. 2 years
  2. 9 months
  3. 18 months
  4. 1 year
Grade 9 Microbiology
Which of the following describes one way that bacteria can be harmful?
  1. Bacteria recycles nutrients.
  2. Bacteria makes food.
  3. Bacteria causes disease.
  4. Bacteria does not spoil food.
Grade 9 Diet and Nutrition
Identify the food that is not a good source of protein.
  1. steak
  2. eggs
  3. potato
  4. peanuts
Grade 9 Microbiology
Which term is used to describe a type of spiral-shaped bacteria?
  1. Cylinder
  2. Coccus
  3. Spirillum
  4. Bacillus
Grade 9 Prenatal and Child Care
At what age do most children express affection, easily separate from parents, and take turns?
  1. 12 months
  2. 5 years
  3. 36 months
  4. 6 years
Grade 9 Microbiology
Which of the following terms correctly describes unicellular organisms, like bacteria?
  1. DNA
  2. Eukaryote
  3. Prokaryote
  4. Lysosome
Grade 9 Microbiology
What is a nonliving strand of genetic material that has a protein coat?
  1. A eukaryote
  2. A virus
  3. Prokaryotes
  4. Archeae
Grade 9 Fitness
Muscular endurance is the
  1. muscles' ability to work for a long time without tiring
  2. same as cardiorespiratory fitness
  3. amount of force a muscle can exert
  4. same as body strength
Grade 9 Prenatal and Child Care
How many hours a day do newborns usually sleep?
  1. 16
  2. 8
  3. 10
  4. 2
Grade 9 Prenatal and Child Care
Approximately, how many words can a two year old speak?
  1. 10-20
  2. 100
  3. 50
  4. 150
Grade 9 Prenatal and Child Care
When do children first play with their peers cooperatively?
  1. 1-2 years old
  2. 2-3 years old
  3. 6-7 years old
  4. 4-6 years old
Grade 9 Medical Terms
                is a condition in which an artery wall harden and thickens due to plaque buildup.
  1. Heart murmur
  2. Arrhythmia
  3. Heart Attack
  4. Atherosclerosis
Grade 9 Microbiology
Why are RNA viruses harder to cure than DNA viruses are?
  1. They infect a lot of cells rapidly and can constantly reproduce.
  2. They constantly mutate and become immune to vaccines.
  3. They are just as hard to cure as DNA viruses are.
  4. They can reproduce indefinitely and multiply in number very quickly.
Grade 9 Microbiology
What are the names of the three kinds of fungi?
  1. Sac, Club, Mildew
  2. Slime Mold, Water Mold, Mildew
  3. Sac, Club, Imperfect
  4. Water Mold, Sac, Mildew
Grade 9 Microbiology
Which of the following describes one way in which bacteria are helpful?
  1. They help make food.
  2. They help spoil food.
  3. They help cause disease.
Grade 9 Prenatal and Child Care
Why are children under the age of three at high risk for choking on toys?
  1. don't chew well
  2. attracted to bright colours
  3. are often hungry
  4. explore and learn with their mouths
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