3rd Grade Science : Life Science

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for 3rd Grade Science

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Life Science

Select the answer choice that is not a basic need of a human. 

Possible Answers:

Shelter 

Food

Water

Schooling 

Correct answer:

Schooling 

Explanation:

Basic needs are things that people need to survive. In order to survive, people require food, water, shelter, and clothing. Though schooling is an important benefit to help people be successful, it is not needed for survival. 

Example Question #2 : Life Science

Select the part of the plant that keeps a plant in the ground and absorbs water and nutrients. 

Possible Answers:

Flowers

Leaves

Stems

Roots

Correct answer:

Roots

Explanation:

The answers choices provide various parts of a plant:

Roots keeps a plant in the ground and absorbs water and nutrients.

Stems provide support for plants and carry water and nutrients from the roots to the leaves. 

Leaves are where the food is made in a plant. 

Flowers are essential for seed creation. 

The correct answer is roots. 

Example Question #3 : Life Science

Select the part of the plant that supports the plant and carries water and nutrients to the leaves. 

Possible Answers:

Leaves

Flowers

Roots

Stems

Correct answer:

Stems

Explanation:

The answers choices provide various parts of a plant:

Roots keeps a plant in the ground and absorbs water and nutrients.

Stems provide support for plants and carry water and nutrients from the roots to the leaves. 

Leaves are where the food is made in a plant. 

Flowers are essential for seed creation. 

The correct answer is stems. 

Example Question #4 : Life Science

Select the part of the plant where the food is made. 

Possible Answers:

Leaves

Flowers

Stems

Roots

Correct answer:

Leaves

Explanation:

The answers choices provide various parts of a plant:

Roots keeps a plant in the ground and absorbs water and nutrients.

Stems provide support for plants and carry water and nutrients from the roots to the leaves. 

Leaves are where the food is made in a plant. 

Flowers are essential for seed creation. 

The correct answer is leaves. 

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