8th grade science sample test questions
Objective numbers correspond to the State Priority Academic Student Skills (PASS) standards and
objectives. This number is also referenced with the local objective's verbal description on the pacing guide and on
student benchmark reports.
Process Objective: 3.6
Which of the following presents a safety hazard while working in the science laboratory?
A knowing how to use equipment
B wearing safety goggles
C following directions
D working alone
What is the proper safety response to a trash-can fire in a lab?
A throw chemicals on the fire
B leave the room to seek help
C watch the fire to see if it spreads
D use the appropriate fire extinguisher
Content Objective 1.1
Content Objective 1.2
Two substances are mixed in four beakers, and a thermometer is placed in each beaker. The
thermometers are checked every minute for five minutes, and the temperature is recorded in the table.
Temperature in Beakers Over Time
Time Beaker A Beaker B Beaker C Beaker D
(minutes) (C) (C) (C) (C)
0 20 20 20 20
1 21 19 21 20
2 22 18 22 20
3 20 18 23 20
4 20 17 24 20
5 20 16 25 20
Which beaker shows the greatest temperature change over five minutes?
A Beaker A
B Beaker B
C Beaker C
D Beaker D
A very large redwood tree is measured to be about 100 units tall. Which unit is the most appropriate to
The fine lead used in mechanical pencils has a diameter of about
A 0.5 centimeters
B 5.0 centimeters
C 0.5 millimeters
D 5.0 millimeters
What should a 8th grader know in science?What should 8th graders know in science?Patterns.Cause and effect.Systems and system models.Stability and change.Scale, proportion and quantity.Structure and function.Energy and matter.Engineering and technology.
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