Biology Common Assessement # 1

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following organelles is involved in storing materials in a plant cell?
    • A. 

      Mitochondrion

    • B. 

      Vacuole

    • C. 

      Cell Membrane

    • D. 

      Golgi body

  • 2. 
    A segment of nucleic acid is analyzed to see whether it is DNA or RNA.  The nucleic acid can be identified as DNA if it contains
    • A. 

      Hydrogen bonds

    • B. 

      Deoxyribose sugars

    • C. 

      Nucleotide bases

    • D. 

      Phosphate groups

  • 3. 
    During photosynthesis hydrogen combines with carbon dioxide to make
    • A. 

      Protein

    • B. 

      Cellulose

    • C. 

      Cholesterol

    • D. 

      Glucose

  • 4. 
         Potential Hazards of Petroleum Naphtha, Hexane, Toluene, and AcetoneQuestion:The Ingredients described above are used to make a bonding agent.  The most important safety precaution to take when applying this bonding agent is to
    • A. 

      Work in a well - ventilated area

    • B. 

      Wear a lab coat

    • C. 

      Dry it with a small flame

    • D. 

      Cover the work area with newspaper

  • 5. 
    Which lab setup would be appropriate to use in heating 100 mL of water to boiling point?
    • A. 

      A thermal coil inside a 100 mL cylinder

    • B. 

      A 10 mL test tube held above a Bunsen burner

    • C. 

      A 200 mL beaker placed on a hot plate

    • D. 

      A sealed 300 mL flask in a warm - water bath

  • 6. 
    Which of the following procedures should be used in finding the mass of crystals?
    • A. 

      Pour wastes down the sink with plenty of water

    • B. 

      Pour the excess crystals back into the original container

    • C. 

      Put the crystals on the outer part of the balance pan for massing

    • D. 

      Use weighing paper on the balance pan

  • 7. 
    Food provides the human body with all of the following except
    • A. 

      Lipids

    • B. 

      Hydrochloric Acid

    • C. 

      Amino acid

    • D. 

      Calories

  • 8. 
    DNA molecules separate into single stands, which are then used to construct two identical stands of DNA.  This process ensures that the
    • A. 

      Daughter cells are genetically identical to the parent cells

    • B. 

      Parent cells use little ATP

    • C. 

      Cytoplasm is in equilibrium

    • D. 

      Mitochondria are genetically identical to the chloroplasts

  • 9. 
    Question:Which safety precaution should be observed while analyzing sediment from a marine aquarium?
    • A. 

      Avoid using glassware

    • B. 

      Use a fume hood

    • C. 

      Wear rubber gloves

    • D. 

      Have a fire extinguisher nearby

  • 10. 
    In experiments, a benefit of larger sample sizes would be more
    • A. 

      Control groups

    • B. 

      Time per group

    • C. 

      Variables

    • D. 

      Representative data

  • 11. 
    Use both the chart and graph above to help you answer the question below.Question:The cloud conditions above are typical of locations near a warm front. According to these data, what are the most likely sky conditions for Waco?
    • A. 

      Altostratus clouds

    • B. 

      Stratus clouds

    • C. 

      Cirrus clouds

    • D. 

      Clear skies

  • 12. 
    3' AATCGC 5'Which of the following nucleotide base sequences complements the section of DNA modeled above?
    • A. 

      5' TTUCGC 3'

    • B. 

      5' GCGATT 3'

    • C. 

      5' TTAGCG 3'

    • D. 

      5' UTCGCA 3'

  • 13. 
    A safety checklist for this activity should include the presence of a proper fire extinguisher and all the following items except a
    • A. 

      Receptacle for broken glass

    • B. 

      Squeeze bottle

    • C. 

      Fire blanket

    • D. 

      Laboratory apron

  • 14. 
    The following boxes represent a field.  Which pattern for collecting 10 samples would provide the best data for identifying the types of plants in a field ?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

  • 15. 
    The reason for wafting or fanning a small amount of chemical vapors toward the nose as a means to detect odors in a test tube is to
    • A. 

      Protect the respiratory tract against potentially harmful vapors

    • B. 

      Avoid splashing chemicals into the face of any person

    • C. 

      Determine the relative strength of the odor before smelling directly

    • D. 

      Avoid experimental error from excessive loss of mass of reactants or products

  • 16. 
    Which of these is a hypothesis that can be tested through experimentation?
    • A. 

      A fish's ability to taste food is affected by the clarity of aquarium water.

    • B. 

      Tadpoles' fear of carnivorous insect larvae increases as the tadpoles age.

    • C. 

      Bacterial growth increases exponentially as temperature increases

    • D. 

      The number of times a dog wags its tail indicates how content the dog is

  • 17. 
    Which of the following shows the length of a rubber strip measured precisely to 2.22 centimeters?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

  • 18. 
    Question:Which would most likely cause the liquid in Tube A to rise?
    • A. 

      Solute in the tubes changing from higher temperature to a lower temperature

    • B. 

      Water passing form a region of lower starch concentration to a higher starch concentration

    • C. 

      Start concentrations being equal on each side of the membrane

    • D. 

      Water and starch volumes being the same

  • 19. 
    In DNA, which of the following determines the traits of an organism?
    • A. 

      Strength of hydrogen bonds

    • B. 

      Amount of adenine

    • C. 

      Sequence of nitrogen bases

    • D. 

      Number of sugars

  • 20. 
    Laboratory equipment is cleaned and properly stored after use primarily so that
    • A. 

      The possibility of contamination in the laboratory is minimized

    • B. 

      Chemical products can be measured and recorded as data

    • C. 

      Toxic materials can be kept in the laboratory

    • D. 

      Time is saved in setting up the next experiment

  • 21. 
    Which of the following pieces of equipment would be most appropriate for measuring the volume of a marble?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

  • 22. 
    Which of the following will allow measurement of a liquid's volume with the greatest precision?
    • A. 

      50 mL cylinder graduated in 1 mL increments

    • B. 

      100 mL cylinder graduated in 1 mL increments

    • C. 

      100 mL cylinder graduated in 0.5 mL increments

    • D. 

      200 mL cylinder graduated in 5 mL increments

  • 23. 
    Energy conversion within an animal cell would be severely limited by removal of the cell's
    • A. 

      Chloroplasts

    • B. 

      Lysosomes

    • C. 

      Plastids

    • D. 

      Mitochondria

  • 24. 
    Objects of the same mass but of different sizes and shapes were dropped from a given height.  Their rates of free fall were measured and recorded.   Which of the following is most likely the question this experiment was designed to answer?
    • A. 

      How does height affect the force of gravity?

    • B. 

      How do size and shape affect an object's rate of free fall?

    • C. 

      How do mass and weight affect falling objects?

    • D. 

      How does gravity affect objects of different densities?

  • 25. 
    The chain above represents three codons.  Which of the following changes would be expected in the amino acid if the mutation shown above occurred?
    • A. 

      The identities of more than one amino acid would change

    • B. 

      The amino acid sequence would remain unchanged

    • C. 

      The amino acid sequence would be shorter than expected

    • D. 

      The identity of one amino acid would change.