Biology 140 Exam I Final Review

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Experiments are carried out to test the hypothesis by changing one variable at a time and including...
 
control
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Biological order has _____ organization, from the level of highly structured organic molecules...
 
hierarchical
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The method of reasoning that constructs general principles by careful examination of many specific...
 
inductive reasoning
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A hypothesis can be tested with:
 
an experiment
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After making careful observations, scientists construst a _____.
 
hypothesis
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Hypotheses:
 
do NOT always withstand the test of experiments
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Darwin descreibed __________ _________ as "those individuals that possess superior physical,...
 
natural selection
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Modern pieces of evidence that corroborate Darwin's theory of evolution include:
 
1. New meansurements of the age of earth 2. An understanding of the mechanism of heredity 3....
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A critical requirement of Darwin's theory is:
 
genetic variation exists in nature
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THe same basic array of bones is modified to give rise to the wing of a bat and the fin of...
 
homologous
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A medical scientist is designing an experiment to test the results of a new drug that she hypothesizes...
 
divide the patients into two groups and give one group the new drug and the other group a drug...
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Hierarchicial organization in living organisms:
 
molecule>cell>organ>population>community
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The cell theory DOES include:
 
cells arise from other cells through the process of cell division, cells carry genetic material...
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All of the substances of the universe that have mass and occupy space are defined as
 
matter
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The number of protons in a given atom is equal to its ______ number.
 
atomic
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Isotopes that decay with a nuclear break-up and emit a significant amount of energy are said...
 
radioactive
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______ is defined as the negative logarithm of the hydrogen ion concentration in the solution.
 
pH
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A substance that interacts with H+ ions in solution, opposing any increase or decrease in concentration...
 
buffer
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Atoms are composed of electrons and a dense nucleus which contains protons and
 
neutrons
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Negatively charged particles of atoms with almost no mass are called
 
electrons
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Elements that have atoms with the same atomic numbers but different number of neutrons are...
 
isotopes
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In chemical redox reactions, the gain of an electron is called
 
reduction
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When atoms gain or lose electrons, they become negatively or positively charged. They are known...
 
ions
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When two atoms share a pair of electrons, the bonding is referred to as
 
covalent
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Water molecules are polar with ends that exhibit partial positive and negative charges. Such...
 
hydrogen bonds
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True statements about electrons:
 
1. an electron has onenegative charge 2. the mass of an electron is neglible 3. electrons...
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Regardless of its shape (spherical or dumbbell), a given orbital may contain no more than
 
2 electrons
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Na has 11 electrons arranged in 3 energy levels. The outer level has only 1 electron. In order...
 
1 positive charge
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In the crystal matrix of ordinary salt, the sodium and the chloring are held together by
 
ionic bonds
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Because oxygen is more electronegative than hydrogen, the water molecule is
 
polar
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Two carbon atoms might be joined to each other by the sharing of two pairs of elctrons, forming...
 
double bond
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Compared with a pH of 7, a solution of pH 5 has
 
100 times the hydrogen concentration
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Three of the four macromolecules present in living systems are _____, which means they are...
 
polymers
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Proteins that can carry out catalysis in organisms are called _____.
 
enzymes
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A modified form of cellulose found in the exoskeletons of insects and crstaceans is known as...
 
chitin
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Macromolecules are disassembled in ______ reactions.
 
hydrolysis
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All of the following are examples of functional groups in cells:
 
CH3 COOH NH2 OH
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Nucleic acids are polymers formed of building blocks that contain
 
rings of nitrogen bases
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Proteins are involved in all of the following functions:
 
structure, metabolism, membrane transport, and muscle contraction
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Functional groups found in amino acids involved in peptide bonds are
 
COOH and NH2
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Alpha helix and beta pleated sheets are examples of which level of protein structure?
 
secondary
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The information storage molecules of cells are called
 
nucleic acids
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Imagine that you were able to see a nucleotide under a very special microscope. As you scan...
 
it is a DNA nucleotide
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Glycosydic linkages are involved in forming macromolecules known as
 
carbohydrates
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Examples of monomer: polymer pairing:
 
1. amino acids: polypeptides 2. monosaccharides: polysaccharides 3. nucleotides: DNA 4....
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Nucleic acids are created with
 
phosphodiester bonds
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The "amino end" and the "carboxyl end" of a macromolecule refer to
 
protein
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The 5' end and the 3' end of a macromolecule refer to
 
DNA

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