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TimestampLast Name, first initialQuestion 1Sample Question 2 Question type (Chap 1)Question 1 (Chap1)Our guess for Question 1Question 2 Type (Chap 17)Question 2 (Chap 17)Our guess for Question 2What class are you in?
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9/20/2012 16:33:27MCWhat is a Metabolism?
A. chemical reactions to transform & use energy/materials.
B. processes involved to get energy/materials.
C. processes to take in energy/materials.
D. All of the above.
E. None of the above.
SAWhy is it Linneaus chose Latin as the language of choice for biology?Period 5
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9/22/2012 15:48:34MCWhich one of these is NOT a characteristic of life?

A) Displays organization
B) Reproduces
C) Creates its own energy
D) Maintains homeostasis
T/FTrue or False: This is the proper order of the eight taxon.

Domain, Kingdom, Class, Order, Phylum, Species, Genus, Family.
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9/23/2012 11:03:29MCWhat order of taxa is correct?

A. Domain, Kingdom, Class, Order, Family, Species, Genius, Phylum

B. Domain, Kingdom, Phylum, Class, Order, Family, Genius, Species

C. Kingdom, Domain, Phylum, Order, Class, Family, Genius, Species, Sub Species
T/FTrue of False, Bacteria are extremophiles?

If false then what is a extremeophile?
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9/23/2012 12:12:29MCWhich of the following is not one of the Characteristics of Living Organsims?

A) Made of one or more cells
B) Displays movement
C) Reproduces
D) Requires Energy
MCWhat is a system of naming species using two words?

A) Taxonomy
B) Characterization
C) Binomial nomenclature
D) Two words, one species
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9/23/2012 12:20:08T/FMost scientist start studying something by asking themselves questions about it.SAWhat domain and family do bacteria belong to?Period 5
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9/23/2012 14:10:54SAIn two sentences or less, define biology.MCThe method created by Linnaeus that gives every creature a scientific name with two parts, the genus and specific epithet, is called:

A. Classification
B. Taxonomy
C. Binomial nomenclature
D. Biology
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9/23/2012 16:36:40SAName at least five of the eight different characteristics of life. SAWhich type of species concept accounts for extinct species as well as molecular data.Period 3
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9/23/2012 16:46:50SAWhat are some traits that show something is alive? How are these traits shown?T/FArchaea is a weak bacteria that can not withstand much stress in the environment.Period 3
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9/23/2012 18:34:52SAWhat are two different ways environmental biologists perserve the environment?MCWhen writing scientific names scientists use which one of these rules?

A. If a scientific name is written in a book or magazine it must not be underlined.
B. When writing a scientific name by hand it should be italicized.
C. The first letter of a Genus name is never capitalized.
D. After the scientific name has been written out completely, the genus name is often abbreviated.
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9/23/2012 19:10:00MC, SAWhat is the difference between Qualitative and Quantitative data?T/FTrue or False?

The domain, Eukarya, is the domain in which the species can live in extreme conditions.
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9/23/2012 19:24:43SAWhat are some of the characteristics of life?SAWhat are the different Kingdoms?Period 3
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9/23/2012 20:25:59T/FTrue or false, science is a linear process? MCWhich listed is not a part of the eight classification groups?

1. Phylum

2. Homeostasis

3. Class
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9/23/2012 21:08:05SAName three of the nine characteristics of life. T/FTrue or false: domain and order are two examples of classification groups or taxa. Period 3
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9/23/2012 23:25:22T/FEvery mammal is related to cetaceans (cladorgram chart).SAWhat is a type of organism that can survive in many different environments?Period 3
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9/23/2012 23:56:02SAWhat is it called when a scientist uses amino acids of nucleotides to determine how one species may relate evolutionarily to another? T/FT/F An organism needs to have 7 of the 8 characteristics of Life to be considered alivePeriod 5
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9/24/2012 7:33:09MCWhat is the regulation of an organisms's internal condition to maintain life is called _______.
A. Stimuli
B. Homeostasis
C. Adaptation
D. Response
T/FTrue or False:
A named group of organisms is called a genus.
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9/24/2012 7:47:47SABriefly explain the difference between domains and kingdoms.

T/FThe study of naming is called Biology.Period 5
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9/24/2012 8:09:05MCWhat is biology,

a. The study of stuff
b. The study of life
c. The study of plants
d. The study of monkeys
T/FHomeostasis means maintaining a stable state. Period 3
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9/24/2012 8:19:52T/Fbiology is study of ?T/Fhere's a dna in your brain?Period 5
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9/24/2012 9:46:46T/FUnicellular means to have multiple, unified cells.T/FBinomial nomenclature is a system of naming species using two words.Period 5
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9/24/2012 9:59:41SAWhy is fire considered alive?MCIn the modern classification system, what are the three things that classify organisms?

A. Morphological, reproductive characteristics, and behavioral characteristics.
B. Morphological, behavioral characteristics, and evolutionary relationships.
C. Habitat, behavioral characteristics, and reproductive characteristics.
D. Habitat, body structure, and diet.
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9/24/2012 10:00:44T/F, SAExplain the difference between a kingdom and a domain

SAWhat is the definition of speciesPeriod 5
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9/24/2012 10:20:00MCAll of the following are characteristics of living organisms EXCEPT

a) Made of one or more cells
b) Reproduces
c) Displays disorganization
d) Responses to stimuli
e) Maintains homeostasis
T/F"Binomial nomenclature" is the system of naming species.Period 5
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T/F, SANot all living things can reproduce T/FTrue or false all species can reproducePeriod 5
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SAHow many kingdom are there?SAwhat are the cell walls of plants made ofPeriod 5
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T/F
A tree has characteristics of a living organism.
T/FFood is shown moving through the food web.Period 3
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MC, SA1. The definition of Biology is...

a. the study of life
b. the study of monkeys and how they relate to humans
c. a person who teaches science
T/FThe ability to fly, swim, or crawl on its own is one a life traits.Period 5
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