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2 Science 8 th Jeopardy >>>> Earth & Space Life Systems Ecosystems Force, motion and more Scientific Investigation

3 There are many reasons why the use of oil needs to be managed carefully. Which of the following is not one of these reasons? A) A)There are only limited supplies of oil in the Earth. B) B)Oil spills at sea have killed many marine animals. C) C)Burning oil contributes to acid rain and the greenhouse effect. D) D)Oil was created by plants and animals. D

4 A The science of astronomy is concerned with the observation and analysis of the movements of celestial objects. The invention of which instrument was most helpful to the advancement of astronomy? A) A) Telescope B) B) Microscope C) C)Stethoscope D) D) Geiger counter

5 Daily Double

6 D At which of these points is at 12:00 noon? A) A)1 B) B)2 C) C)3 D) D)4

7 B The picture shows dinosaur tracks found in rocks. How many dinosaurs left their tracks here? A) A)2 B) B)4 C) C)14 D) D)24

8 C Which of these best completes the statement about the interaction of the respiratory system with the circulatory system? The lungs add___ A) A)Nutrients to the blood B) B)Bile to the blood C) C)Oxygen to the blood D) D)Carbon dioxide to the blood

9 D Which of the following do typical plant cells have that typical animal cells do not? A) A)Cytoplasm B) B) Nuclei C) C)Mitochondria D) D) Chloroplasts

10 A Which level of organization below is the most basic or primary level of organization? A) A) Cell B) B) Tissue C) C) Organ D) D) Organ system

11 B Sponges are classified as animals because they cannot- A) A)move from place to place B) B)make their own food C) C)get rid of waste products D) D)catch their own food

12 Daily Double

13 A Which of these will cause water to change to ice? A) A) Removing heat from the water B) B) Stirring the water C) C) Adding salt to the water D) D) Putting the water in the sunlight

14 B Which of the following elements belongs to the family indicated? A) A)Nitrogen belongs to the halogen family. B) B)Helium belongs to the noble gas family. C) C)Calcium belongs to the alkali family. D) D)Sodium belongs to the alkaline earth family.

15 C The atom is composed of electrons, protons, and neutrons. What is the electric charge on the neutron? A) A)-1 B) B)+1 C) C) 0 D) D)+2

16 A The distance between one point on a compression and the corresponding point on the next compression in a sound wave is called a - A)wavelength B)rarefaction C)crest D)trough

17 D A tick that feeds on the blood of animals is a- A) A)predator B) B)host C) C)competitor D) D)parasite

18 C The kangaroo rat is able to get all of the water it needs through its food and, therefore, never needs to drink liquids. This animal has adapted to survive in which biome? A) A)Forest B) B)Tundra C) C)Desert D) D)Grassland

19 C Which of these could cause a decrease in the number of squirrels in a population? A) A)An increase in cooperation with birds in the area B) B)An increase in the squirrel's territory C) C)An increase in competition with other nut-eating animals D) D)An increase in the squirrels food supply

20 A Northern garter snakes exhibit a unique behavior in which they gather in deep dens by the thousands. They then coil together in a huge ball. This type of behavior could help to- A) A)Reduces heat loss B) B)Increases camouflage C) C)Locate food sources D) D)Increase oxygen consumption

21 C What is the mass of the rock? A) A)335.6g B) B)350.6g C) C)354.6g D) D)356.0g

22 D D Many scientists believe that nuclear fusion will become a possible energy source within the next 10 years. What resource would be most effective in tracking the progress of this energy source? A) A) The local newspaper B) B) A chemical encyclopedia C) C) A physics textbook D) D) Scientific periodical

23 C This chart shows the results of an experiment to test the effects of different plant lights on plant seedling growth. Which group of plants showed the greatest gain in height? A)Group 1 B) Group2 C) Group3 D) group 4

24 D Ellen noticed that she often sneezes when she visits her friend Robert, who has a cat and a parrot. Ellen wonders if she may have allergies to Roberts pets and decides to conduct a scientific investigation. What should Ellen do next? A) A)Ellen should tell Robert she cannot visit him until he gives away his pets. B) B)Ellen should visit Sue who has a horse, a dog, a goldfish, and a hamster. C) C)Ellen should call her doctor and insist that she needs shots for allergies. D) D)Ellen should visit a friend who has only cats and one who has only parrots.

25 Double Jeopardy Earth & Space Life Systems Ecosystems Force, Matter & More Pot Luck

26 The time in which the Earth makes one revolution around the sun is approximately one – A) A)year B) B) season C) C) month D) D) day A

27 C Which of these uses the force of gravity to make it move? A) A)A sailboat moving across a lake B) B)A car making a right hand turn C) C)A snow sled going downhill D) D)A bicycle rolling to a stop

28 Daily Double

29 B The amount of gravitational attraction between the Earth and an object depends on the objects distance from the Earth and the objects – A) A)shape B) B) mass C) C) state of matter D) D) size

30 A Scientists have been able to find no atmosphere around this planet because it has little gravity and is closest to the sun. The planet described is – A) A) Mercury B) B) Earth C) C) Venus D) D) Saturn

31 B Which of these processes helps extract energy from food? A) A)Reproduction B) B)Digestion C) C)Excretion D) D)Circulation

32 C Most of the hereditary information within the cell is carried in the – A) A)ribosomes B) B) vacuoles C) C) chromosomes D) D) Golgi bodies

33 B Mendels early work with pea plants demonstrated a significant genetic discovery. The crossing of homozygous tall pea plants with homozygous short pea plants always resulted in tall plants and demonstrated that tallness in pea plants is a trait that is – A) A)blended B) B)dominant C) C)mutated D) D)recessive

34 D One way plants and animals are alike is they both – A) A)move to get their food B) B) make their own food C) C)use carbon dioxide D) D)use oxygen

35 Daily Double

36 B Mercury is a liquid metal that is used in many thermometers. The mercury in the thermometer rises because it – A) A)is sucked upward by vacuum B) B)expands when heated C) C)is compressed by air pressure D) D)increases in density when heated

37 C Which of these is a change in chemical composition? A) A) A copper bar is rolled into a flat sheet. B) B) Gravel, sand, and water are mixed. C) C) Vinegar bubbles when baking soda is added. D) D) A lake freezes solid.

38 A At which point is the magnetic field the strongest? A) A)Point 1 B) B)Point 2 C) C)Point 3 D) D)Point4

39 C Which of these elements has an atomic number of 14? A) A)N B) B) Al C) C) Si D) D) P

40 C The loss of which of these would have the least effect on the water cycle? A) A)Soil B) B) Rivers C) C)Animals D) D)Plants

41 D According to this diagram, both of these fish- A) A)Give off toxic waste B) B)Eat bacteria C) C)Take in minerals through their gills D) D)Get their energy from other animals

42 D In which biome would you find the most variety of life? A) A)Tundra B) B)Desert C) C)Grassland D) D)Rain forest

43 A Plants release oxygen into the air as a result of photosynthesis. Which of these do plants need for photosynthesis? A) A)Carbon dioxide B) B)Nitrogen C) C)Methane D) D)Hydrogen

44 C According to this chart, which planet will most likely have the highest temperatures? A) A)Earth B) B)Mars C) C)Mercury D) D)Venus

45 A Tearing paper is an example of a- A) A) Physical change B) B) Chemical change C) C) Chemical reaction D) D) Solution

46 B This experiment was set up to test the hypothesis that plants grow faster in green light. What is the independent variable in this experiment? A) A) Amount of water B) B) Color of light C) C) Type of plant D) D) Size of pot

47 B Which of these best shows particles in a mixture? A B C D


49 The Earth is warmed by solar energy. How is this energy transferred from the sun to the Earth? A) A)Radiation B) B)Convection C) C)Conduction D) D)Ultasonic A

50 Thanks for playing JEOPARDY Now, go home and study!

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