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Name: _________________________________________ Score: ____________
Grade and Section: _______________________________ Date: _____________

Choose the letter of the correct answer. Write the letter on the line before the number.
____ 1. If there were no bones, the muscles would drop to the ground. Which function of the bone is shown
A. protects the heart and lungs
B. provides leverage for movement of muscles
C. forms a strong case for delicate organs
D. provides anchor to which muscles are attached

____ 2. Which organs are protected by the rib cage?

A. heart and lungs C. ovaries and testes
B. brain and spinal cord D. small and large intestines

____ 3. Which could be the functions of the muscular system?

I. It gives shape in our body

II. It allows us to move
III. It supports and makes our skeleton in the hands and other body parts steady.
IV. It provides the structural framework for the body

A. I and II C. I, II,and III

B. II and III D. I, II, III and IV

____ 4.Which of the statements correctly describe the general functions of

Skeletal system?

I. It gives shape to the body

II. It serves as framework of the body
III. It protects the internal organs of the body
IV. It converts energy, which enables the body to move


____ 5.What is a tough band of fibrous connective tissue that usually connects muscle to bone and is
capable of withstanding tension?
A. Tendon B. Joint C. Cartilage D. Ligaments

____ 6. What body system acts as a barrier to protect the body from the outside world and also functions to
retain body fluid?
A. Digestive System C. Integumentary System
B. Respiratory System D. Skeletal System

____ 7.What is the largest outer organ of the body?

A. skin B. nail C. hair D. nerves

____ 8. What body system is responsible in breaking down food into useful form?
A. Digestive System C. Skeletal system
B. Respiratory System D. Circulatory System

____ 9. What are the correct pathways of food in digestive system?

A. Esophagus --- Small Intestine ---- Stomach ---- Mouth ---- Large Intestine
B. Stomach --- Large Intestine ---- Mouth ---- Small Intestine --- Esophagus
C. Mouth --- Stomach --- Small Intestine ---- Esophagus --- Large Intestine
D. Mouth --- Esophagus --- Stomach ---- Small intestine ---- Large Intestine

____ 10.What do you call to the rhythmic contraction of the smooth muscle in the esophagus that move
the food through the digestive system?
A. Peristalsis C. Swallowing
B. Digestion D. Vomitting
____ 11. In which part of the digestive system does digestion ends?
A. Stomach C. Small Intestine
B. Large Intestine D. Rectum

_____12. What body system allows a person to breath and exchange oxygen and carbon dioxide
throughout the body?
A. Digestive System C. Respiratory System
B. Circulatory System D. Nervous System

____ 13. When you exhale, how does the diaphragm behave as you breathe out?
A. relaxes B. contract C. sinks D. expand

____ 14.Which of the following is not a function of the circulatory system?

A. Prepares food for digestion
B. Supplies nutrients to all body cells
C. Collects wastes from all body cells
D. Supplies oxygen to all body cells

____ 15.The walls of the arteries are thick. Why is this important?
A. So that they can carry more blood
B. So that they can supply blood to all parts of the body
C. So that they will not break easily due to the pressure of blood coming from the heart
D. So that they will not be infected

____ 16. When is blood oxygenated?

A. Before it goes to the lungs
B. Before it goes to the right ventricle
C. After it has passed the lungs
D. After it has traveled around the body

____ 17. Blood goes upward as it travels through the veins back to the heart. Why does it not flow
A. There are valves in the veins
B. The veins are thick
C. Blood flows slowly
D. Blood flows fast

____ 18. What do you call to the flow of blood from the heart to the lungs and back to the heart?
A. Coronary circulation C. Systemic Circulation
B. Pulmonary Circulation D. Blood Circulation

____ 19. Which is the pattern of blood flow from the heart to the different parts of the body?
A. Artery → capillary → vein
B. Vein → capillary → artery
C. Venules → capillary → vein
D. Artery → arterioles → capillary

____ 20. What gives color to the red blood cells?

A. Plasma B. Hemoglobin C. Calcium D. Potassium

____ 21. Which body system coordinates the work of all other systems in the body?
A. Circulatory system
B. Digestive system
C. Nervous system
D. Respiratory system

____ 22. Which part of the brain controls muscular activities?

A. Cerebrum B. Cerebellum C. Medulla oblongata D. Pons

_____ 23. Which part of the brain is responsible for cognitive ability, memory, reasoning, senses and solving
A. Cerebrum B. Cerebellum C. Medulla oblongata D. Pons

____24. Why is the nervous system the most important system in our body?
A. The nervous system controls all the activities of the body.
B. The nervous system makes us happy
C. The nervous system helps us to see, feel, touch, taste and smell things
D. The nervous system consists of nerves all over the body
____ 25. Snakes, turtles and lizards belong to reptiles because they have dry scales and they lay eggs from
which their offspring are hatched. Does a dog belong to this group?
A. No, because it has fur and give birth.
B. No, because it has smooth, moist and slippery skin
C. Yes, because it has dry scales, it lay eggs and crawl.
D. Yes, because it breathe through their lungs and crawl.
____ 26. Why do whales belong to the group of mammals?
A. Whales have moist skin for breathing.
B. Whales have lungs and mammary glands.
C. Whales have feathers and wings for flying.
D. Whales have gills and fins for swimming.

_____ 27. Which statement best describes the characteristics of fishes?

A. They live on land and in water.
B. They live in water and they have scales, fins and gills.
C. Their bodies are covered with dry scales and they crawl.
D. Their bodies have feathers and wings to keep them warm.

_____ 28. To which group do chicken and ducks belong?

A. Fish B. Reptiles C. Birds D. Amphibians
_____ 29. Which of these animals is a mollusk?
A. Squid B. Corals C. Spiders D. Lobsters
_____ 30. All of these are arthropods EXCEPT ___________.
A. Ant B. clam C. butterfly D. centipede
_____ 31. Which plant does not belong to the group?
A. corn B. mango C. fern D. banana

_____ 32. Why is it important to classify plants?

A. to preserve their species.
A. To provide work for scientists.
B. To trace the origin of the plants.
C. To show their similarities and difference.
_____ 33. Which of the following destroys the balance of an ecosystem?
A. Planting more trees
B. Recycling materials
C. Disruption of nutrient cycle
D. Conservation of natural resources
_____ 34. Which of the following shows lack of concern for the environment?
A. participating in tree-planting activities of community
B. making a compost pit
C. buying/patronizing “environment-friendly” products
D. burning non-biodegradable wastes

_____35. What government agency is responsible on implementing the reforestation program or replanting
of trees?