Biology Chapter 1

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Biology Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz will cover chapters one and two of the cammbell biology textbook that is used at the University of Houston.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is reductionism?
    • A. 

      Examines the parts that make up complex form in order to understand how it functions

    • B. 

      Depends upon arrangements and interactions of components at each level

    • C. 

      Examines the features of a whole system through the use of models

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    What are emergent properties?
    • A. 

      Examines the parts that make up complex form in order to understand how it functions

    • B. 

      Examines the features of a whole system through the use of models

    • C. 

      Depends upon arrangements and interactions of components at each level

  • 3. 
    What are the levels of biological organization? (in plural tense and in order of highest to lowest)
  • 4. 
    What is systems biology?
  • 5. 
    Organisms possess ___ processes to exhange matter and energy within its environment
  • 6. 
    ___ break down dead organic material and release nutrients back into the environment
  • 7. 
    Biological structures correlate to their____.
  • 8. 
    Eukaryotic cells have:
    • A. 

      DNA in a nucleus

    • B. 

      None of the above

    • C. 

      Multiple organelles

    • D. 

      Larger size

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    Eukaryotic cells have:
    • A. 

      50x smaller

    • B. 

      No organelles

    • C. 

      DNA free in cytoplasm

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    DNA contains the information, organized into __ that determines and controls all functions of an organism
  • 11. 
    DNA is
  • 12. 
    Different RNA molecules serve to ________________________________________________
  • 13. 
    Transcription is the process that_________________________
  • 14. 
    Translation________________
  • 15. 
    What are the nucleotides? (in alphabetical order)
  • 16. 
    Homeostatis
  • 17. 
    Negative feedback:
  • 18. 
    Positive feedback
  • 19. 
    Diversity and unity of life are explained by
  • 20. 
    Some organisms share the same skeletal features( ___), yet have uniques differences, (___), that suit each to its environment(___).
  • 21. 
    Definition of mutations
  • 22. 
    Adaptions arise from
  • 23. 
    What are the three domains?
  • 24. 
    What are the 6 kingdoms?