Characteristics of Life
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  • Question 1
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    Q.

    Living things are made up of units called

    answer choices

    DNA

    Cells

    Homeostasis

    Seeds

  • Question 2
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    Q.

    If an organism is made entirely of one cell it is called...

    answer choices

    Multicellular

    Prokaryotic

    Unicellular

    Eukaryotic

  • Question 3
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    Reproduction that only involves one parent and all offspring are identical; for example, binary fission of bacteria or amoebas.

    answer choices

    Asexual

    Sexual

    Division

    Addition

  • Question 4
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    Q.

    Reproduction that involves two cells from different parents unite to produce the first cell of a new organism.

    answer choices

    Asexual

    Sexual

    Budding

    Division

  • Question 5
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    Q.

    Living things are based on a universal genetic

    code. What molecule is responsible for that code?

    answer choices

    RNA

    Lipid

    Protein

    DNA

  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q.

    For single-celled organisms, _____ is

    mostly an increase in size.


    Multicellular organisms go through a

    process called __________, where cells

    divide and differentiate into different

    kinds of cells.

    answer choices

    Evolve, respond to stimulus

    Expansion, progress

    Growth, development

    Production, evolution

  • Question 7
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    Q.

    The combination of chemical reactions through

    which an organism builds up or breaks down

    materials as it carries out its life processes is called ...

    answer choices

    absorption

    metabolism

    digestion

    consumption

  • Question 8
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    Q.

    A stimulus can be external or internal.

    answer choices

    False

    True

  • Question 9
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    Maintaining a stable internal

    environment is called

    answer choices

    homeostasis

    equilibrium

    balance

    evenness

  • Question 10
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    Q. When you step out into the cold, your body shivers in order to keep its temperature at 98.6F.
    answer choices
    All living things use energy
    All living things contain cells
    All living things maintain homeostasis
    All living things grow
  • Question 11
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    Q. Green plants produce their own food through the process of photosynthesis.
    answer choices
    All living things use energy
    All living things contain cells
    All living things maintain homeostasis
    All living things grow
  • Question 12
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    Q. A baby song bird hatches from its egg with both parent songbirds watching.
    answer choices
    All living things reproduce
    All living things maintain homeostasis
    All living things use energy
    All living things grow
  • Question 13
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    Q. A camel has eyelashes that work to keep the dust and sand out of its eyes.
    answer choices
    All living things adapt to their environment
    All living things grow
    All living things have cells
    All living things use energy
  • Question 14
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    Q. Rocks are not living because
    answer choices
    they never move
    they aren't needed for humans
    they are not made of cells
    they don't break down
  • Question 15
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    Q. A worm turns away from light is an example of a worm
    answer choices
    reproducing
    doing cellular respiration
    having cells
    responding to its environment
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