Bio 191 Chapter 1

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Biology - Concepts & Connections, 6th EditionChapter 1

  
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1.  Tissues are composed of ____________
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2.  Humans are members of the ______________
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3.  There are a number of properties that all organisms share. In humans, exposure to ultraviolet light can result in a darkening of the skin.  What kind of property is this?
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4.  Biology is the study of ______________
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6.  Identify the correct combination of positive and negative consequences from the use of more effective farming technologies.
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7.  What is the appropriate term for an interacting group of individuals of a single type?
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8.  A property of life known as energy processing refers to the fact that living things _______.
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9.  Natural selection requires ______________________.
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10.  Typically in which environment might we find archaea?
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11.  Evolution by natural selection was formulated by___________________
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12.  At which level of interaction does life first appear?
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13.  Protists can be distinguished from the plants and fungi because
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14.  What is the molecular commonality that is the basis of life's variety?
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15.  What is the correct order for the hierarchy of biological organization?
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16.  Which of these terms is in th sequence of biological organization from the simplest to the most complex?
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17.  Which of these is an example of a population?
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18.  In which kingdom can multicellular photosynthetic organisms be found?
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19.  Eukaryotic organisms that decompose dead organisms and absorb the nutrients are generally found in which kingdom?
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20.  Members of the domain Bacteria are more closely related to ________________ than to ___________.
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21.  Plants obtain their energy from _______.
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22.  An increase in antibiotic-resistant tuberculosis bacteria is proving to be a problem in treating this disease. This is due to ______________.
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23.  All protists possess___________________.
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24.  The chemical energy used by most organisms for metabolism and growth ultimately come from________________.
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25.  Science itself is capable of _______________.
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26.  Experimentation is only one part of the scientific process, but it is a very important step because it _________________.
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27.  Which group within the domain Eukarya represents organisms that are generally single-celled?
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28.  Which of these is a scientific hypothesis?
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30.  Which domain includes mutlicellular photosynthetic organisms?
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31.  The best method for determining whether bean plants require sodium is to________________.
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32.  Which of the following statements is true about chemical nutrients in an ecosystem?
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33.  A pesticide kills 99.9% of a pest population.  What will be the result of the continued application of this pesticide?
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34.  What would happen if an ecosystem lacked decomposers?
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35.  A company was testing a new drug they thought would help decrease the risk of transmitting viruses from mother to fetus. In an experiment to test the compound, a worker gave 400 pregnant rats a small dose of the experimental drug and inoculated each with a type of virus known to cause disease n rats. 400 additional pregnant rats were only given only the virus. 203 of the rat pups born to the females that received both the virus and the drug showed no symptoms of the disease; 207 rat pups born to virus-only females showed symptoms. From this test,we can best conclude_____________.
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36.  Discovery science is based on ___________________.
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37.  _________________ is to science as _____________ is to engineering.
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38.  Radon is a radioactive gas that seeps into homes from the soil. It is thought to be a leading cause of lung cancer. A research team investigates this theory. They gather large amounts of data on basement radon concentrations and lung cancer rates and conclude that the more radon there is, the more likely is lung cancer. After the study is published, other researchers criticize it by asserting that the studied neighborhoods with higher radon concentrations may have a higher percentage of old people and higher percentage of cigarette smokers than the low-radon neighborhoods. Both advance age and cigarette smoking increase the risk of lung cancer. This criticism, if correct, shows that the radon study  suffered from _______________________.
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39.  Natural selection tends to act at which of the following levels?
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40.  Energy is incorporated into most ecosystems by __________________.
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