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Paco Citizen Academy Foundation

1st Quarter Unit Test in Science IV

Name: ______________________________________________
Date: _______________
Teacher: __________________________
Parents Signature: _______________


Identification. Identify the following statement. Choose the letter of the correct answer below.
Write your answer on the space provided.
_________1. It only refers to the magnitude of the object being described.
_________2. It states that the square of the hypotenuse is equal to the sum of the squares of
the other two sides.
_________3. It is the study of the nature of light.
_________4. He made an important discovery about the pendulum and provided the basis for
modern telescope.
_________5. It refers to both magnitude and the direction in which the quantity was
_________6. Based on a given reference point this show how far an object has changed.
_________7. It is the application of science.
_________8. It involves a systematic approach in order to answer scientific inquiry.
_________9. It is a process of inquiry used to understand the world we live in.
_________10. It is the study of force, motion, and energy.

Pythagorean Theorem
Vector Quantities
Scientific Method

E. Optics
F. Galileo
G. Anton Van Leuwenhoek
H. Technology

I. Science
J. Origin
K. Scalar Quantities


Direction. Identify the numbers of significant figures of the given numbers and express them
in scientific notation.
Given numbers
Number of significant figures
Scientific Notation
1. 300 000 000
2. 87 504 500
3. 70 003
4. 0.0000000081
5. 0.0054
6. 1 050
7. 892. 007090 kg
8. 150 mg
9. 0.00007 m
10. 807504.002 ns


Plot the data in the table below then analyze the graph.( Rx2 )
7.5 15 22.5 30 37.5

2. What relationship exists between the two variables? Explain your answer.
3. If ax is 30, what is the value of y? ___________
4. If y is 27, what is the value of x? ___________

Draw and solve the following vectors. Use a convenient scale. ( Rx10 )
1. a. 20.0 m, W
b. 35.0 m, SE

2. A bird flies with a velocity of 8.00 m/s E. What will its velocity if it flies into a wind
blowing 5.00 m/s towards it.

Paco Citizen Academy Foundation

1st Quarter Unit Test in Science I

Name: ______________________________________________
Date: _______________
Teacher: __________________________
Parents Signature: _______________



Identification. Identify the following statement. Choose the letter of the correct answer.
Write your answer on the space provided.
________1. It is the process of expressing, sharing, or exchanging ideas either verbally or nonverbally.
________2. It is the process of grouping things according to one or more categories.
________3. It is the process of examining things using the sense organs.
________4. It is the process of interpreting an observation or a statement based merely on ones
________5. It is any factor or condition that may affect the result of an experiment.
________6. It is a tentative answer or idea about the cause of the problem based on your observations.
________7. It is always kept or maintained as basis or reference for whatever changes will be seen during
the experiment.
________8. It is a variable that is being tested.
________9. It refers to any system, method or process that uses special tools.
________10. A specialist, or an expert in any particular are or field of science.


E. Experimental
F. Observing
G. Technology
H. Science

I. Control
J. Hypothesis
K. Variable


Identify what type of friction is being described. Write A for static friction, B for starting
friction, C for rolling friction and D for sliding friction. Write your answer before the number.
_____1. Ball pen on a table.
_____2. Riding your bike or skateboard.
_____3. Youre trying to push a heavy bookcase.
_____4. Cartilage against your bone.
_____5. Pushing a box across a floor.
_____6. A car slams on its brakes and skids to a stop.
_____7. Applying more force to push the cabinet.
_____8. The ball is in contact with a solid surface, and a force is applied to the wheel.
_____9. Accelerating an automobile on wet pavement.
_____10. Student sitting on a chair.

Analogy: Supply the missing word that expresses similar relationship to the first pair of
word. Write the letter of the correct answer to the space provided.
1. distance: Speed ; displacement: ________
A. Velocity
B. Force
C. Work
D. Acceleration
2. mass: kilograms ; weight: ________
A. Newton
B. Joules
C. Grams
D. kg. m/s
3. Scalar Quantity: temperature ; Vector Quantity : ________
A. Work
B. Force
C. none of the above
D. both a and b
4. 4 m/s : Speed ; 4 m/s, North : _________
A. magnitude
B. direction
C. Velocity
D. distance
5. Max Planck: Quantum theory ; Isaac Newton: _________

A. Atomic theory
B. Electromagnets
C. Law of gravitation
D. Atomic theory
6. Pushing the wall: Law of Interaction ; a 50kg cabinet pushed by a man: ____________
A. Law of Inertia
B. Law of Acceleration
C. Law of Gravitation
D. Inertia
7. wheel and axle: windlass ; lever: ________
A. broom
B. toothpick
C. hammer
D. all of the above
8. 1 class lever: seesaw ; 2 class lever: __________
A. wheel and barrow
B. knife
C. wrench
D. scissors
9. Force: Newton ; Work: __________.
A. Power
C. Force x distance
C. Joules
D. Newton. meter2
10. Acceleration to force: directly proportional ; acceleration to mass: ___________
A. hyperbole relationship
C. inversely proportional
B. direct square proportional
D. inversely direct square proportional
III. Answer the following by choosing the correct answer. Shade the letter of the correct answer.
1. Ultimately, all scientific knowledge comes from:
both experimentation & observation
2. A hypothesis must be:
proven correct
3. A scientist testing the affects of a chemical on apple yield sprays an orchard with the chemical. A
second orchard does not receive the chemical. In the fall, the number of apples harvested from each
forest is counted. Which of the following is the independent (manipulated) variable in the experiment?
the chemical
the number of apples
the first orchard
the second orchard
4. The orchard sprayed with the chemical yields an average of 60 apples per tree, the other orchard yields
an average of 40 apples per tree. Based on the data, the scientist would:
report his data
test the chemical on other plants
determine that the chemical increases apple yield
determine that the results were inconclusive
5. In order for the apple tree experiment to be valid scientifically, both orchards must:
receive the same amount of sunlight
receive the same amount of water
have the same species of apple tree
all of these
6. Theories help scientists to:
explain large bodies of data

prove hypotheses
determine truth from lies
propose new ideas about how the world works

7. If a theory is challenged by new evidence, which of the following could occur?

the theory could be altered
the theory is accepted, not the evidence
the evidence is wrong
a vote is taken on whether to accept the new evidence
8. All living things must:
have two parents
eat food
maintain homeostasis
9. The mechanism by which evolution occurs is called:
natural selection
10. The smallest unit capable of carrying out life functions is:
a cell
IV. Problem Solving. Solve the following. (R x 5)
A. What is the speed of a sailboat that is traveling 100 meters in 120 seconds?

B. If a cyclist in the Tour de France traveled southwest a distance of 12,250 meters in one hour, what
would the velocity of the cyclist be?

C. How much work is done by a boy pushing a car with a force of 800 N for a distance of 200m?

D. A boy pushes horizontally on a 10kg wagon and it accelerates at 2.5m/s2. if frictional forces total
50N, what force must he be exerting on it?

Paco Citizen Academy Foundation

1st Quarter Unit Test in Science II

Name: ______________________________________________
Date: _______________
Teacher: __________________________
Parents Signature: _______________


Identify the parts of the microscope. Write the correct answer on the space provided. Choose
your answer below.



Coarse Focus Adjustment
Stage Clip

Inclination Joint
Revolving nose piece K. Stage

Body tube

Read and analyze the following questions. Write the correct answer on the space provided.
____1. In what step of the Scientific Method do you ask a question?
A. Conclusion
B. Problem
C. Hypothesis
D. Information
____2. In what step of the Scientific Method do you go to the library or ask an expert?
A. Conclusion
B. Hypothesis
C. Problem
D. Information
____3. The possible answer to the problem.
A. Hypothesis
C. Data
B. Conclusion
D. Experiment
____4. The actual answer to the problem.
A. Hypothesis
C. Conclusion
B. Data
D. Information
____5. The variable that you change in the experiment. Also called the manipulated variable.
A. Controlled
C. Independent
B. Dependent
D. Responding
____6. The variable that changes because you changed the other variable. Also called the responding
A. Dependent
C. Controlled
B. Independent
D. Manipulated

____7.The group in the experiment that does not get the variable is called the ___________ group.
A. Dependent
C. Independent
B. Control
D. Responding
____8. The variables in the experiment that do not change are called the __________ variables.
A. Controlled
C. Dependent
B. Independent
D. Manipulated
____9. Recorded observations and measurements.
A. Information
C. Hypothesis
B. Conclusion
D. Data
____10. The conclusion is based on the results of the _____________.
A. Information
C. Experiment
B. Hypothesis
D. Problem
____11. Chitin can be found in:
A. glandular tissue.
B. the muscle tissue of vertebrates.
C. epithelial tissue of humans.
D. exoskeleton of animals such as cockroaches and crabs.
_____12. Glycogen can be found primarily in what types of cells?
A. those that make up the cell membrane of fungi
B. vertebrate lung and kidney cells
C. vertebrate liver and muscle cells
D. cells that make up vascular and cardiac tissue
_____13. Two examples of structural support polysaccharides are:
A. starch and cellulose.
C. chitin and starch.
B. chitin and glycogen.
D. chitin and cellulose.
_____14. Two examples of energy storage polysaccharides are:
A. glucose and sucrose.
C. starch and glycogen.
B. glucose and fructose.
D. chitin and glycogen.
_____15. Which of these is NOT one of the major problems plaguing our environment?
A. Pollution
C. Overpopulation
B. Loss of biodiversity
D. Resource depletion
_____16.Which of these is NOT one of the most common elements in biological molecules?
A. Phosphorus
B. Sulfur
C. Sodium
D. Hydrogen
_____17. Which of these is NOT a reactant in photosynthesis?
A. Sunlight
B. Carbon dioxide
C. Glucose
D. Water
_____18. Which type of cell lacks a membrane surrounding its genetic material?
A. Bacteria
B. Plant
C. Animal
_____19. What is the major component of biological membranes?
A. Proteins
B. Nucleic acids
C. Carbohydrates
D. Lipids
_____20. In a eukaryotic cell, which of these would NOT be found in the cytoplasm?
C. Enzymes
D. Amino acids
_____21. The process of making RNA from DNA is:
A. transcription
B. translation
C. conjunction
D. peptide synthesis
_____22. The process of making proteins from RNA is:
A. transcription
B. translation
C. conjunction
D. peptide synthesis
_____23. Which of the following is NOT one of the bases in a DNA molecule?
A. adenine
B. cytosine
C. uracil
D. thymine
_____24. Cytosine will form a base pair only with:
A. cytosine
B. guanine
C. thymine
D. uracil
_____ 25. What is a nucleotide?
A. a phosphate, five-carbon sugar, and a nitrogen base
B. a group of linked amino acids
C. one half of a DNA molecule
D. a protein, a sugar, and a phosphate

_____26. The weak bonds between complementary nitrogen bases involve:

C. Hydrogen
D. five-carbon sugars
_____27. DNA assumes a form termed what?
A. a triple-linked chain
C. a six sided figure
B. a step ladder
D. a double helix
_____28. DNA may be described functionally as:
A. an enzyme
C. an arrangement of mRNA molecules
B. a source for RNA production
D. a sink for disposal of RNA
_____29. Where is the messenger RNA synthesized in a cell?
A. nucleus
B. mitochondria
C. ribosome D. endoplasmic reticulum
_____30. Which of the following correctly describes messenger RNA?
A. single stranded
C. many sugar to phosphate bonds occur
B. uracil replaces thymine
D. all of the above
_____31. Which of the following are correct types of RNA?
D. a and c
_____32. The directions used in protein synthesis are provided by:
B. centromere
C. RNA in the ribosomes
_____33. The coding of amino acids by multiple sets of nucleotides is referred to as:
A. base pairing specificity
C. hydrogen bonding
B. chemical coding
D. triplet coding
_____34. What is the role of ribosome in protein synthesis?
A. they provide a source of amino acids
B. they provide a site for transfer RNAs to link to messenger RNAs
C. they translate the basic DNA code using transfer RNA
D. they carry the proteins to their site of action
_____35. Which of the following is NOT a major grouping of proteins in cells?
A. enzymes
C. energy storage units
B. antibodies
D. structural units
_____36. Glucose is a ____________.
A. protein
B. disaccharide
C. nucleic acid
D. monosaccharide
_____37. Animals store glucose in the form of
A. amylase
B. glycogen
C. glycerol
D. guanine
_____38. Which of the following is not a disaccharide?
A. sucrose
B. maltose
C. lactose
D. all of the above are disaccharides
_____39. In nucleic acids, the purine nitrogenous bases are
A. uracil and thymine
C. thymine and cytosine

B. cytosine and guanine

D. adenine and guanine

_____40. All of the following are examples of lipids except:

A. Phospholipids
C. Cholesterol
B. Waxes
D. Chitin

Matching Type. Match column A from column B. Write your answer before the number.
____1. Ecology
A. It includes the study of interrelationships between living
organisms and ____2. Biology
their environment.
____3. Chemistry
B. it is the sequence of changes involved in
evolutionary development of a ____4. Cytology
species or taxonomic
group of organisms.
____5. Cardiology
C. It is a branch of biological science that is associated
with the study of
____6. Anatomy
structure, origin, function and pathology of cells.
____7. Botany
D. It is a branch of science that includes the study of
insects in their
____8. Zoology
relations to forests and forest products.
____9. Entomology
E. It is the scientific study of life.
F. It is the science of matter and its interactions with
energy and itself.

G. It is a branch of biology, related to the study of

structure and organization of living things.
H. It deals with study, diagnosis and treatment of various
disorders of
heart and major blood vessels.
I. It is associated with the industrial application of
living organisms and/or biological techniques developed
through basic research.
J. It involves the scientific study of plant life.
K. It is a branch of biology that is related to the study
of animal kingdom, including evolution, classification,
distribution, structure, habits and embryology of animals.