Quiz LibraryGCSE Biology - Characteristics of Living Things (Organisms) #3
Created from Youtube video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aGDFNZApXXIvideo
Concepts covered:movements, respiration, sensitivity, growth, reproduction
The video discusses the seven key features that all living organisms share, including movements, respiration, sensitivity, growth, reproduction, excretion, and nutrition. These features distinguish living things from non-living entities, emphasizing the importance of meeting all seven criteria to be classified as an organism.
Table of Contents1.Characteristics of Living Things2.Characteristics of Living Organisms
Characteristics of Living Things
Concepts covered:Living Things, Sensitivity, Growth, Reproduction, Excretion
Living organisms possess distinct features such as sensitivity, growth, reproduction, excretion, and nutrition, which are encapsulated in the acronym MRS GRAN. While non-living entities may exhibit some of these traits, only living beings encompass all seven characteristics. Movement, the first feature, pertains to the ability of organisms to move, whether it involves an entire organism like a cow or just a part of a plant like leaves turning towards the sun.
Question 1
Why are crystals not considered living?
Question 2
Can non-living things exhibit growth?
Question 3
What does 'MRS GREN' acronym stand for?
Characteristics of Living Organisms
Concepts covered:Growth, Reproduction, Excretion, Nutrition, Living organisms
Living organisms exhibit distinct features including growth, reproduction, excretion, and nutrition. These characteristics define what can be classified as an organism.
Question 4
What common feature do all living organisms share?
Question 5
Why aren't viruses considered living organisms?
Question 6
Why is excretion vital for organisms?

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