Science Test Set 1

These Science questions are a part of our GED® test prep.

Each of these Science practice test questions has several answer choices.

Choose the best answer for each question.

1. Most of the nervous system response inside of your body is not in your control. True or False?

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Question 1 of 10

2. Bill and Bob are biological twins who were adopted as babies. Their adoptive father and his father and his father (Billy and Bob’s father, paternal grandfather, and paternal great-grandfather) all suffered from early-onset fingernail greening. Which of the following statements is most likely to be the case?

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Question 2 of 10

3. What is the system responsible for taking in oxygen and removing carbon dioxide from the body?

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Question 3 of 10

4. A__________ is a chart or "family tree" that geneticists use to track members of a family that have a specific trait.

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Question 4 of 10

5. A___________ is person who has one recessive allele for a trait and one dominant allele. This individual is capable of passing on a genetic mutation associated with a disease and may or may not display disease symptoms.

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Question 5 of 10

6. Color blindness is a genetic condition.

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Question 6 of 10

7. Which animal made history by being the first mammal to be successfully cloned?

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8. Emma experimented to determine if an individual’s pulse would be affected by listening to different kinds of music. She hypothesized that a person’s pulse rate would change if they listen to different music types. All persons were listening to 7 different types of music for 30 seconds. The pulse of each person was taken right before the music and also after the seven 30-second intervals of music. So after the music sections were completed, their pulses were taken again. Based on her experiment, Emma came to the conclusion that an individual’s pulse rate was changing when they listened to different kinds of music.

In Emma’s experiment, what component is missing?

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Question 8 of 10

9. What is NOT a good strategy for approaching charts, tables, and graphs?

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Question 9 of 10

10. When the northern hemisphere is experiencing summer, the southern hemisphere is experiencing ...

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GED Test Prep Tips

Taking practice tests is very important because they indicate what your knowledge gaps are.

It’s important that you know what your weak points are so you can focus on learning these topics. You won’t be wasting your precious study time on topics that you already command.

Studies have shown that students who take practice tests frequently score higher on the actual test. You can take these practice tests as often as you wish.

Recent graduates have some good advice for you: don’t try to learn for all of the subtests at once.

You are allowed to take one of the subject tests at a time, so prepare for one subject area, take that test, and move on to the next subject field.

When preparing for the test, the most common slipup is forgetting to block some time for learning.

Postponement and pretexts are your biggest enemies. Please adopt a learning schedule and stick to it.

The second common mistake that leads to failing the test is the fact that students spend too much time on one question and end up not making it through the whole test.

Time management is one of the biggest stumbling blocks to passing the high school equivalency test. If you take multiple sample tests, you’ll learn how to deal with this best.

 

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