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  • 1. 
    An organized way of using evidence to learn about the natural world
    • A. 

      Data

    • B. 

      Biology

    • C. 

      Designing an experiment

    • D. 

      Science

    • E. 

      Experiments


  • 2. 
    Inference
    • A. 

      Logical interpretation based on prior knowledge and experience

    • B. 

      An investigation

    • C. 

      Possible explanation for a set of observations

    • D. 

      Controlled experiment using variables


  • 3. 
    Which is not true about the characteristics of living?
    • A. 

      All living things are made up of cells

    • B. 

      Living things respond to their enviornment

    • C. 

      Living things change over time

    • D. 

      Living things grow and develop

    • E. 

      Living things depend on other living things for food


  • 4. 
    What are the levels of organization in order from largest to smallest?
    • A. 

      Ecosysystem, Biosphere, Population, Community, Organisms,organs, tissues,cells, molecules

    • B. 

      Biosphere, Ecosystem,community, Population,Organisms, Organ systems, organs, tissues, cells, molecules

    • C. 

      Biosphere, Ecosystem,Population, community, organisms, organ systems, organs, tissues, cells, molecules

    • D. 

      Molecules, cells, tissues, organ systems, organs, community, population, Ecosystem, Biosphere


  • 5. 
    Allows light to pass through the specimens of dead organisms or their parts- it makes it possible to observe tiny organisms and their cells.
    • A. 

      Transmission Electron microscope

    • B. 

      Compound light microscope


  • 6. 
    Isotopes are atoms of the same element that differ in the number of
    • A. 

      Electrons

    • B. 

      Neutrons

    • C. 

      Protons


  • 7. 
    When ions gradually become dispersed in water
    • A. 

      Solvent

    • B. 

      Suspension

    • C. 

      Solution

    • D. 

      Mixture


  • 8. 
    What elements do Nucleic acids contain?
    • A. 

      Carbon, sulfur, oxygen, hydrogen, phosphorus, nitrogen

    • B. 

      Carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen

    • C. 

      Hydrogen, phosphorus, nitrogen

    • D. 

      Carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen, phosphorus


  • 9. 
    Who concluded that all plants are made of cells?
    • A. 

      Van Leuwenhoek

    • B. 

      Schwann

    • C. 

      Hooke

    • D. 

      Schleiden


  • 10. 
    What is the function of the Mitochondria?
    • A. 

      Helps cell separate in division

    • B. 

      Uses energy from food to make high-energy compounds to power growth, development, and movement

    • C. 

      Organelle in which components of the cell membrane are assembled and some proteins are modified

    • D. 

      Break down lipids, carbohydrates, and proteins into particles that can be used for the rest of the cell


  • 11. 
    What organelles are not in animal cells that are in plant cells?
    • A. 

      Large vacuole, cell wall, chloroplast

    • B. 

      Rough ER, cell wall, large vacuole

    • C. 

      Chloroplast, large vacuole, centrioles


  • 12. 
    Allows water molecules to pass through most biological membranes from are as of high concentration to areas of low concentration?
    • A. 

      Diffusion

    • B. 

      Facilitated Diffusion

    • C. 

      Osmosis

    • D. 

      Active Transport


  • 13. 
    Process of taking material into the cell by means of infoldings or pockets in the cell membrane
    • A. 

      Exocytosis

    • B. 

      Phagocytosis

    • C. 

      Endocytosis


  • 14. 
    Organisms that can make their own food
    • A. 

      Heterotrophs

    • B. 

      Autotrophs


  • 15. 
    What is the equation for photosynthesis
    • A. 

      C6H12O6 + 6o2 = 6CO2 + 6H20

    • B. 

      C6H12O6 + 6CO2 + 6H2O

    • C. 

      6CO2 + 6H2O = C6H12O6 + 6O2


  • 16. 
    Accepts and holds two high- energy electrons with a hydrogen ion
    • A. 

      NADH+

    • B. 

      NADPH

    • C. 

      ADP

    • D. 

      NAD+

    • E. 

      ATP


  • 17. 
    What is another name for the light independent reaction?
    • A. 

      Krebs cycle

    • B. 

      Electron transport chain

    • C. 

      Calvin Cycle


  • 18. 
    What are the imputs and outputs of glycolysis?
    • A. 

      4 NAD+ and 2 ADP outputs NADH and ATP

    • B. 

      6 glucose molecules outputs two pyruvic acids

    • C. 

      NADPH and ATP outputs 4NAD+ and 2 ADP


  • 19. 
    True or False: Cellular respiration is the path taken after Glycolosys when there is no oxygen present.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 20. 
    True or false: Lactic acid Fermentation requires the input of 2NADH molecules and 4NAD+ molecules?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 21. 
    Regulates the timing of the cell cycle
    • A. 

      Allele

    • B. 

      Gene

    • C. 

      Cyclin

    • D. 

      Stopwatch


  • 22. 
    Who experimented with pea plants and laid the foundation of the science of genetics?
    • A. 

      Gregor Mendel

    • B. 

      Somebody


  • 23. 
    When a red flower was crossed with a white flower, it produced a pink flower. what can you say about the parent's genes for this trait?
    • A. 

      Codominant

    • B. 

      Dihybrid

    • C. 

      Incomplete dominance

    • D. 

      Hybrid


  • 24. 
    What is the outcome of meiosis?
    • A. 

      Four new daughter cells

    • B. 

      Two new daughter cells

    • C. 

      One daughter cell


  • 25. 
    Single set of genes
    • A. 

      Haploid

    • B. 

      Diploid


  • 26. 
    Who injected bacteria into mice to find the disease causing bacteria?
    • A. 

      Griffith

    • B. 

      Someone


  • 27. 
    The cell uses information from mRNA to produce proteins in...
    • A. 

      DNA replication

    • B. 

      Transcription

    • C. 

      Translation


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