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Campbell Biology in Focus

Biology

Quiz 1 :

Introduction: Evolution and the Foundations of Biology

Quiz 1 :

Introduction: Evolution and the Foundations of Biology

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Which of the following correctly describes the forms by which energy flows through an ecosystem from entry to exit?
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C

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Which of the following statements describes Charles Darwin's most significant original contribution to understanding both the unity and the diversity of life?
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B

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Living things are divided into three different domains.Which of these domains are classified as prokaryotes?
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D

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Which of the following types of cells lack(s)a nucleus?
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All the living things on Earth along with all the places where life exists are collectively described by which of the following terms?
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Charles Darwin proposed that "descent with modification" resulted when organisms of a particular species become adapted to their environment because they possess which of the following characteristics?
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Many properties of living things involve the transfer and transformation of energy and matter.For example,plant chloroplasts convert energy from sunlight to which of the following forms of energy or matter?
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A single-celled organism isolated from a deep-sea,hot thermal vent was found to have a cell wall but lacked a nucleus.This organism is most likely a member of which of the following domains?
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The primary source of energy for producers in an ecosystem is
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Approximately what proportion of the carbon dioxide (CO2)released by burning fossil fuels remains in the atmosphere,contributing to the trapping of heat close to Earth's surface?
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Which of the following statements is a distinguishing characteristic of fungi?
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Which of the following statements describes an individual that is likely to be the most successful in an evolutionary sense?
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All the living organisms in a particular area along with all the nonliving aspects of the environment with which organisms interact are collectively described by which of the following terms?
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Investigating the molecular structure of DNA in order to understand the chemical basis of inheritance is an example of which approach utilized in the study of biology?
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Strong evidence in support of the common ancestry of all life comes from which of the following observations about living things?
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Which of the following represents the correct hierarchy of biological organization from large scale to smaller scale?
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All the individuals of a particular species living within the bounds of a specified area are collectively described by which of the following terms?
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Which of the following terms describes membrane-enclosed components of cells that carry out specialized functions?
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Over time,the lineage that led to modern whales shows a change from four-limbed land animals to aquatic animals with two limbs that function as flippers.This change is best explained by which of the following concepts or processes?
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All of the organisms living in a particular ecosystem are collectively known as a(n)
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