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Characteristics of Life
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  • Question 1
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    Q. What is the most basic unit of life?
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    cell
    tissue
    organ
    organ system
  • Question 2
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    Q. The scientific name for something living is a(an)
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    organism
    cell
    tissue
    human
  • Question 3
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    Q. An organism made of one cell is called
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    unicellular
    multicellular
  • Question 4
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    Q. It is hot outside. You start sweating. In this case, the hot weather is the...
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    stimulus
    response
    cause and effect
    responder
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    The combination of chemical reactions through

    which an organism builds up or breaks down

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

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    absorption

    metabolism

    digestion

    consumption

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    Maintaining a stable internal

    environment is called

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    homeostasis

    equilibrium

    balance

    evenness

  • Question 7
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    When you step out into the cold, your body shivers in order to keep its temperature at 98.6F. Which characteristic of life does this represent?

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    All living things use energy

    All living things contain cells

    All living things maintain homeostasis

    All living things grow

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    Green plants produce their own food through the process of photosynthesis. Which characteristic of life does this represent?

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    All living things use energy

    All living things contain cells

    All living things maintain homeostasis

    All living things grow

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    A baby song bird hatches from its egg with both parent songbirds watching. Which characteristic of life does this represent?

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    All living things reproduce

    All living things maintain homeostasis

    All living things use energy

    All living things grow

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    A camel has eyelashes that work to keep the dust and sand out of its eyes. Which characteristic of life does this represent?

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    All living things adapt to their environment

    All living things grow

    All living things have cells

    All living things use energy

  • Question 11
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    Q. Rocks are not living because
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    they never move
    they aren't needed for humans
    they are not made of cells
    they don't break down
  • Question 12
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    Q. A worm turns away from light is an example of a worm
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    reproducing
    doing cellular respiration
    having cells
    responding to its environment
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    Which of the following is an example of homeostasis?

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    adapting to your environment

    maintaining an appropriate respiration rate

    the sum of all of your chemical reactions

    being composed of more than one cell

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    Which of the following is a stimulus?

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    removing your hand from a hot stove

    swinging a bat at a baseball

    screaming when something scares you

    a ball moving from the pitching mound to home plate towards a batter

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    Which of the following is a response?

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    a flashlight shined into the eye

    a rubber band popping your hand

    your pupils constricting when exposed to bright light

    blood glucose levels drop significantly

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    Over three years, Tim's height has increased from 5'4" to 5'11". Which characteristic of life does this represent?

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    All living things contain cells

    All living things maintain homeostasis

    All living things use energy

    All living things grow

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    An adult hydra is producing its offspring through budding. Which characteristic of life does this represent?

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    All living things use energy

    All living things reproduce

    All living things contain cells

    All living things grow

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    Over many hundreds of years, a population of rabbits living in the woods adapts to its surrounding with brown fur. Which characteristic of life does this represent?

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    All living things adapt to their environment

    All living things grow

    All living things use energy

    All living things have cells

  • Question 19
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    Q. When a baby kitten becomes an adult cat, this is an example of...
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    energy metabolism
    growth and development
    response to stimuli
    having cells
  • Question 20
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    Q. Which of the following is the correct order of organization in living things from most basic (simple) to most complex?
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    a.  Organism, cell, tissue, organ, organ system
    a.  Organ system, organ, tissue, cell, organism
    a.  Cell, tissue, organ, organ system, organism
    a.  Cell, organ, tissue, organ, organism, organ system
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