Biological Cell And Items Quiz Questions

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The basic structural and physiological unit of all living organisms is
    • A. 

      Aggregate

    • B. 

      Organelle

    • C. 

      Organism

    • D. 

      Cell

    • E. 

      Membrane

  • 2. 
    A cell
    • A. 

      Can be composed of many different types of tissues

    • B. 

      Is found only in plants and animals

    • C. 

      Is the smallest entity studied by biologists

    • D. 

      May be a distinctive entity or a building block of more complex organisms

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    A species is
    • A. 

      And adult organism and all of its offspring

    • B. 

      All the organisms that live together in a specific area

    • C. 

      A group of similar organisms that aren't capable interbreeding

    • D. 

      A group of morphologically similar organisms that can interbreed

    • E. 

      A group of organisms in a packet

  • 4. 
    Darwin called teh different reproductive success of individuals with particular variations
    • A. 

      Evolution

    • B. 

      Inheritance of characteristics

    • C. 

      Artificial selection

    • D. 

      Cell theory

    • E. 

      Natural selection

  • 5. 
    Which is the correct order from simple to complex
    • A. 

      Cell, tissue, organ, organism, population, community

    • B. 

      Cell, tissue, organ, organism, community, population

    • C. 

      Community, cell, tissue, organ, organism, population

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is not true?
    • A. 

      Biology is the study of life

    • B. 

      Metabolism refers to all the chemical reactions within a cell

    • C. 

      Adaption is modifications the make an organism better able to function

    • D. 

      Hypothesis is an educated guess that can be tested

    • E. 

      Bacteria are multicellular

  • 7. 
    Plants are
    • A. 

      Eykaryotic, multicellular photosynthesizers

    • B. 

      Eykaryotic, multicellular heterotrauphs

    • C. 

      Eykaryotic, multicellular autotrophs

    • D. 

      Prokaryotic, multicellular autotrophs

  • 8. 
    An evolutionary tree 
    • A. 

      Shows evolutionary relationship

    • B. 

      Places the most closely related groups on the same branch

    • C. 

      Places the organisms that share a common ancestor on the same branch of the tree

    • D. 

      Shows the order in which populations split and evolved into new species

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    After observing that fish live in clean water but not polluted water, you make the statement "polluted water kills fish" Your statement is an example of
    • A. 

      Scientific inquiry

    • B. 

      Biological evolution

    • C. 

      A law

    • D. 

      A hypothesis

    • E. 

      A theory

  • 10. 
    After formulating a hypothesis a scientist
    • A. 

      Proves the hypothesis true or false

    • B. 

      Tests the hypothesis

    • C. 

      Decides how to best avoid having a control

    • D. 

      Makes sure environmental conditions are just right

    • E. 

      Formulates a scientific theory

  • 11. 
    All cells of an organism
    • A. 

      Contain the same products

    • B. 

      Have identical functions

    • C. 

      Have the same genome

    • D. 

      Have some genes that differ

    • E. 

      Express all of their genes at the same time during development

  • 12. 
    35. Which of the following questions cannot be answered using the hypothetico-deductive method?
    • A. 

      A. Are bees more attracted to red roses than to yellow roses?

    • B. 

      B. Are red roses more beautiful than yellow roses?

    • C. 

      D. Making a prediction

    • D. 

      D. Do red roses bloom earlier than yellow roses?

    • E. 

      E. Are red roses more susceptible to mildew than yellow roses?

  • 13. 
    The fact that cells come from preexisting cells is a part of the _____ theory
    • A. 

      Animal

    • B. 

      Genetic

    • C. 

      Cell

    • D. 

      Plant

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 14. 
    Photosynthesis was a major evolutionary milestone because
    • A. 

      A. photosynthetic organisms contributed oxygen to the environment, which led to the evolution of aerobic organisms.

    • B. 

      B. photosynthesis led to conditions that allowed life to arise on land.

    • C. 

      C. photosynthesis is the only metabolic process that can convert light energy to chemical energy.

    • D. 

      D. All of the above

  • 15. 
    The info needed too produce proteins is contained in
    • A. 

      Nutrients

    • B. 

      Genes

    • C. 

      Evolution

    • D. 

      Organs

    • E. 

      All

  • 16. 
    Ecology is the study of how
    • A. 

      Genes code for proteins

    • B. 

      Species interact with each other and the environment

    • C. 

      Organ systems function

    • D. 

      None

  • 17. 
    For a hypothesis to be scientifically valid, it must be ____ and it must be possible to ____ it
    • A. 

      Testable: prove

    • B. 

      Testable: reject

    • C. 

      Controlled: prove

    • D. 

      Controlled: reject

  • 18. 
    Organisms are named using first their _______ and then their _______.
    • A. 

      A. species; genus

    • B. 

      B. genus; domain

    • C. 

      C. domain; genus

    • D. 

      D. genus; species

  • 19. 
    Organisms
    • A. 

      Are related by decent to a common ancestor

    • B. 

      Share the same genetic code

    • C. 

      Are composed of cells

    • D. 

      Carry out similar chemical reactions

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 20. 
    Why study biology?
    • A. 

      Medicine depends on biological knowledge

    • B. 

      Agriculture "

    • C. 

      It enriches our lives

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 21. 
    Which of the subatomic particles contribute almost no weight to the atom?
    • A. 

      Protons in the shell

    • B. 

      Electrons in the nucleus

    • C. 

      Protons in the nucleus

    • D. 

      Electrons at various energy levels

  • 22. 
    1. The atomic number of an element
    • A. 

      A. equals the number of neutrons in an atom.

    • B. 

      B. equals the number of protons in an atom.

    • C. 

      C. equals the number of protons minus the number of neutrons.

    • D. 

      D. equals the number of neutrons plus the number of protons.

    • E. 

      E. depends on the isotope.

  • 23. 
    The mass number of an element depends on the number of _____ it contains
    • A. 

      Neutrons in the N

    • B. 

      Protons in the atom

    • C. 

      Protons + electrons

    • D. 

      Protons + neutrons (same as mass)

  • 24. 
    Atomic weight is
    • A. 

      Protons

    • B. 

      Neutrons

    • C. 

      Electrons

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      Protons +neutrons

  • 25. 
    An element has a weight is 131.3 the reason this number is not a round number is
    • A. 

      Atomic weight includes the weigh of electrons

    • B. 

      Atomic weight is the average of the weigh of all of the element's isotopes

    • C. 

      Electrons do not have a whole unit weight

    • D. 

      Atomic weight doesn't include protons

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