Biology Test 1 Part 2

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Part 2 of Biology Test 1


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Organisms are related because they
    • A. 

      All have the same structure and function.

    • B. 

      Share the same characteristics.

    • C. 

      Can all trace their ancestry to a common source.

    • D. 

      All contain genes.

  • 2. 
    An evolutionary tree
    • A. 

      Shows common ancestors.

    • B. 

      Depicts the history of a group of organisms.

    • C. 

      Is based on appropriate data.

    • D. 

      Shows how certain organisms are related.

    • E. 

      All of these are correct.

  • 3. 
    To remain homeostatic, organisms need to
    • A. 

      Be multicellular.

    • B. 

      Acquire material and energy from the environment.

    • C. 

      Have a nervous system.

    • D. 

      Respond to stimuli.

    • E. 

      Both acquire material and energy from the environment and respond to stimuli.

  • 4. 
    Classification of organisms reflects
    • A. 

      Similarities.

    • B. 

      Evolutionary history.

    • C. 

      Neither Similarities Nor Evolutionary history.

    • D. 

      Both Similarities and Evolutionary history.

  • 5. 
    An example of chemical cycling occurs when
    • A. 

      Plants absorb solar energy and make their own food.

    • B. 

      Energy flows through an ecosystem and becomes heat.

    • C. 

      Hawks soar and nest in trees.

    • D. 

      Death and decay make inorganic nutrients available to plants.

    • E. 

      We eat food and use the nutrients to grow or repair tissues.

  • 6. 
    Which sequence represents the correct order of increasing complexity?
    • A. 

      Which sequence represents the correct order of increasing complexity?

    • B. 

      Population, ecosystem, biosphere, community

    • C. 

      Community, biosphere, population, ecosystem

    • D. 

      Population, community, ecosystem, biosphere

  • 7. 
    Which of these exhibits an increasingly more inclusive scheme of classification?
    • A. 

      Kingdom, phylum, class, order

    • B. 

      Phylum, class, order, family

    • C. 

      Class, order, family, genus

    • D. 

      Genus, family, order, class

  • 8. 
    Energy is brought into ecosystems by which of the following?
    • A. 

      Fungi and other decomposers

    • B. 

      Cows and other organisms that graze on grass

    • C. 

      Meat- eating animals

    • D. 

      Organisms that photosynthesize, such as plants

    • E. 

      All of these are correct

  • 9. 
    An ecosystem, energy
    • A. 

      Flows and nutrients cycle.

    • B. 

      Cycles and nutrients flow.

    • C. 

      And nutrients flow.

    • D. 

      And nutrients cycle.

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