Exploring the Earth's Biosphere
Explore biospheres with a scientific eye
Step 1- Test your knowledge!

Let’s test our knowledge about living and non living things!    This worksheet will be redone at the end of this WebQuest so don’t worry if you get some answers wrong in the beginning!  Please number a piece of notebook paper and record your answers to the following questions and fill-ins and turn them in to your teacher. 

 

     
 
Name:_________________________   Date:_______________
 

Living And Non-Living Things (2.1)

A. Write the number of the correct answer in the brackets.

1. All things in this world fall into two main categories of ________. ()
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)

 
plants and animals
living and non-living things
metal and non-metal
dead or alive
2. Animals reproduce themselves before they die to ________. ()
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)

 
have a family
increase their numbers
produce non-living things
avoid becoming extinct
3. A stimulus is a change ________. ()
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)

 
in the surrounding of a living thing
for the better
to bring about movement
in the colour of an animal’s fur
4. Which group consists of non-living things? ()
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)

 
Furniture, eggs and flowers.
Books, bacteria and spider.
Furniture, books and glass.
Cobweb, plastic and worms.
5. From which living thing do papers come from? ()
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)

 

Sheep.
Trees.
Flowers.
Elephants.

B. Write "T" for true and "F" for false.

1. Non-living things do not have the same five senses as human beings.
 
()
2. One of the reasons plants die is due to diseases.
 
()
3. Some living things do not need air to live.
 
()
4. Living things grow old with time.
 
()
5. Plants cannot respond to changes around them.

 

()

C. Fill in the blanks with the most suitable word.

 
1. Living things are things that are _______________.
 
2. Ferns and fungi reproduce from _______________.
 
3. Without _______________ , _______________ and _______________ , living things will die.
 
4. A _______________ grows into a dog.
 
5. Plants need air, _______________ , _______________ , minerals and chlorophyll to produce their own food.

 

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