c01q01 - Quiz
Chapter 1 - Introduction: Evolution and the Foundations of Biology
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1) A localized group of organisms that belong to the same species is called a *
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2) Organisms interact with their environments, exchanging matter and energy. For example, plant chloroplasts convert the energy of sunlight to *
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3) The main source of energy for producers in an ecosystem is *
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4) Which of the following types of cells utilize deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) as their genetic material but do not have their DNA encased within a nuclear envelope? *
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5) To understand the chemical basis of inheritance, we must understand the molecular structure of DNA. This is an example of the application of which concept to the study of biology? *
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6) Prokaryotes are classified as belonging to two different domains. What are the domains? *
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7) A water sample from a hot thermal vent contained a single-celled organism that had a cell wall but lacked a nucleus. What is its most likely classification? *
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8) An organism has been isolated from decomposing organic matter. This organism has a cell wall but no chloroplasts. How would you classify this organism? *
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9) Which of these provides evidence of the common ancestry of all life? *
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10) Which of the following is (are) true of natural selection? *
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11) Which of these individuals is likely to be most successful in an evolutionary sense? *
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12) Through 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 *
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13) Imagine there is a species-specific fishing regulation that mandates only adult fish of this species that are 75 cm or longer may be kept and shorter fish must be released. Based on your knowledge of natural selection, you would predict that the average length of the adult fish population will *
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14) When applying the process of science, which of these is tested? *
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15) A controlled experiment is one in which *
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16) Why is it important that an experiment include a control group? *
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17) Which branch of biology is concerned with the naming and classifying of organisms? *
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18) All the organisms in Fort Benton make up *
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19) Which of the following best describes the logic of scientific inquiry? *
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20) Which of the following is an example of qualitative data? *
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