Essentials of Biology Study Set 4

Biology

Quiz 1 :

Biology: the Science of Life

Quiz 1 :

Biology: the Science of Life

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Which of the following correctly lists the classification categories from least to most inclusive?
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Is the following statement true or false? The only single-celled organismsare prokaryotes, such asarchaeans and bacteria.
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Simon is an avid gardener who spends a lot of time caring for the plants in his garden. To minimize damage from pests from his garden, Simon uses a pesticide spray. After a few years of using the same pesticide spray, he notices that it has become less effective. This is most likely due to
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Phylum Arthropoda is broken into subgroups which include both Arachnida (e.g., spiders) and Insecta (e.g., insects). As a result, Arachnida and Insecta most likely belong to which classification category?
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As autumn approaches, white-tailed deer begin to accumulate a layer of body fat. This is an example of which characteristic of life?
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Based on the evolutionary tree of the three domains, which of the following statements is true?
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The various species of honeycreepers have an assortment of different beak shapes,but all honeycreeper species have a similar size and body shape. This is an example of
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All the chemical reactions that occur in a cell are collectively called
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Which of the following correctly lists the levels of biological organization from simplest to most complex?
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Which of the following processes transforms solar energy into chemical energy?
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Is the following statement true or false? The mountain zebra ( Equus zebra) and the donkey ( Equus asinus) belong to the same species.
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The circulatory system of a whale is considered an organ system because it is composed of different
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Which of the following pairs of words is matched correctly?
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Many insects cannot see the color red, and as a result many insect-pollinated flowers are colors other than red (e.g., purple and yellow). Flower color would be considered a(n)
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Managing emerging diseases such as SARS is just one of the many challenges facing science today.
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Salmon live in both fresh water and salt water during their lives. They are born in in fresh water but migrate out to marine waters for most of their life. Eventually, they return to the place they were born in fresh water to spawn. Changing between fresh water and salt water affects the balance of water in their body. Salmon have an internalcontrol system called osmoregulationthatrestores the balance by negative feedback. This is an example of which characteristic of life?
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Which of the following statement(s) regarding genes is/are true? Select all that apply.
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Which of the following can be categorized as prokaryotic?
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The development of new technologies is based on science.
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The smallest, most basic unit of life is a(n)
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