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Biology 2015

Sylvia S. Mader, Michael Windelspecht

Chapter 1

A View of Life

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Problem 1

Which of these is not a property of all living organisms?
a. organization
b. acquisition of materials and energy
c. care for their offspring
d. reproduction
e. responding to the environment

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Problem 2

The level of organization that includes cells of similar structure and function is
a. an organ.
b. a tissue.
c. an organ system.
d. an organism.

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Problem 3

The process that involves passing on genetic information between generations is called
a. natural selection.
b. reproduction.
c. development.
d. metabolism.

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Problem 4

Which of the following includes prokaryotic organisms?
a. protists
b. fungi
c. archaea
d. plants

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Problem 5

The most inclusive level of classification is
a. species.
b. kingdom.
c. domain.
d. phylum.

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Problem 6

The process by which evolution occurs is called
a. natural selection.
b. development.
c. reproduction.
d. taxonomy.

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Problem 7

After formulating a hypothesis, a scientist
a. proves the hypothesis to be true or false.
b. tests the hypothesis.
c. decides how to best avoid having a control.
d. makes sure environmental conditions are just right.
e. formulates a scientific theory.

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Problem 8

Experiments examine the contribution of the _________ to the observation.
a. responding variable
b. control group
c. standard deviation
d. experimental variable

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Problem 9

Which of the following is not correctly linked?
a. model: a representation of an object used in an experiment
b. standard deviation: a form of statistical analysis
c. principle: a theory that is not supported by experimental evidence
d. data: the results of an experiment or observation

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Problem 10

Which of the following applies scientific knowledge to the needs of society?
a. evolution
b. taxonomy
c. systematics
d. technology

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Problem 11

Which of the following represents the permanent loss of a species?
a. natural selection
b. greenhouse effect
c. extinction
d. climate change

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Problem 12

H5N1 and SARS are examples of
a. extinct species.
b. forms of greenhouse gases.
c. endangered habitats.
d. emerging diseases.

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