Unit 1-Unifying themes of Biology
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  • Question 1
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    Q. The name given to the internal balance that a cell maintains with its external environment.
    answer choices
    velocity
    membrane
    homeostasis
    circulation
  • Question 2
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    Q. A group of tissues that works together for a common function is called ___.
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    organ
    cell
    organ system
    organism
  • Question 3
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    Q. The branch of biology that studies the interaction of organisms and their environment is called ___.
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    psychology
    ornithology
    ecology
    paleontology
  • Question 4
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    Q.

    All of the chemical reactions that occur in living things.

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    metabolism

    genetics

    homeostasis

    evolution

  • Question 5
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    Q. This is an organism made of one cell.
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    multicellular
    unicellular
    colonial
    plant kingdom
  • Question 6
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    Q.

    An organism made of many cells that work together.

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    unicellular

    colonial

    multicellular

    bacteria

  • Question 7
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    Q. All living things are composed of cells. 
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    True
    False
  • Question 8
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    Q. Define BIOLOGY.
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    The study of life and living organisms.
    The study of animals.
    They study of matter.
    The study of earth and its atmosphere.
  • Question 9
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    Q.

    What is a variation of a trait that allows for an organism to survive in its environment?

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    response

    stimulus

    metabolism

    adaptation

  • Question 10
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    Q.

    Evolution is.....

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    a quick change in a species

    no change in a species

    change in a species over time

    the interaction of living things and their environment

  • Question 11
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    Q.

    This is when cells divide so an organism gets bigger.

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    development

    reproduction

    growth

    evolution

  • Question 12
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    Q.

    This is when different cells get different jobs and an organism will have different parts.

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    specialization

    reproduction

    growth

    evolution

  • Question 13
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    Q.

    Reproduction that only involves one parent.

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    sexual

    asexual

    impossible

    increases genetic diversity

  • Question 14
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    Q.

    Reproduction that involves two parents.

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    sexual

    asexual

    creates clones

    leads to extinction

  • Question 15
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    Q.

    ALL individual living things must reproduce to be considered alive.

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    true

    false

  • Question 16
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    Q.

    When you pull your hand away from a hot iron, what is the STIMULUS?

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    the hot iron

    pulling your hand away

    your brain figuring out what to do

    evolution

  • Question 17
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    Q. Which term refers to the process by which individuals that are better suited to the environment survive and reproduce therefore passing down their genes to their offspring? 
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    Evolution 
    Variation 
    Adaptation
    Natural Selection 
  • Question 18
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    Q.

    The gene theory states that...

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    characteristics of living things are controlled by genes

    DNA is used to make RNA which is used to make proteins

    illnesses are caused by germs

    all living things are made of cells

  • Question 19
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    Q.

    Which of the following is the smallest unit of life that can carry out all life functions?

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    an animal (or plant)

    a population

    the nucleus

    the cell

  • Question 20
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    Where does almost all energy for life originate?

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    in sugars

    in animals

    in plants

    in the sun

  • Question 21
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    What is the driving force behind evolution?

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    DNA

    Energy

    Reproduction

    Natural selection

  • Question 22
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    Q.

    What is happening in this picture?

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    Adaptation

    Evolution

    Natural Selection

    All are occurring

  • Question 23
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    What are short segments of DNA called?

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    Genomes

    Genes

    RNAs

    Chromosomes

  • Question 24
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    Q.

    Heredity is...

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    when an individual inherits one or more traits from their parents.

    when a species adapts or dies.

    when a species internal stability is reached.

    when your DNA instructs the production of proteins.

  • Question 25
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    Q.

    Organisms with _____ traits are better able to survive.

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    Common

    Favorable

    Organized

    Specialized

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