Life Processes (Extra Credit)

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Life Processes, Homeostasis and Metabolism


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The absorption and distribution of materials within an organism is a life function known as  
    • A. 

      Synthesis

    • B. 

      Reproduction

    • C. 

      Transport

    • D. 

      Locomotion

  • 2. 
    Nutrition involves those activities by which organisms  
    • A. 

      Remove cellular waste products

    • B. 

      Obtain and process materials needed for other activities

    • C. 

      Exchange gases with their environment

    • D. 

      Absorb and circulate materials

  • 3. 
    Excretion is best described as the removal of
    • A. 

      Metabolic wastes from a cell

    • B. 

      Toxic wastes by the process of cyclosis

    • C. 

      Water molecules from dipeptide hydrolysis

    • D. 

      Undigested material from the digestive tract

  • 4. 
    The life function responsible for the coordination and control of all life activities in an organism is known as  
    • A. 

      Regulation

    • B. 

      Reproduction

    • C. 

      Excretion

    • D. 

      Nutrition

  • 5. 
    Which life activity is not required for the survival of an individual organism  
    • A. 

      Respiration

    • B. 

      Reproduction

    • C. 

      Synthesis

    • D. 

      Nutrition

  • 6. 
     Maintenance of the pH of human blood within a certain range is an example of
    • A. 

      Digestion

    • B. 

      Respiration

    • C. 

      Homeostasis

    • D. 

      Excretion

  • 7. 
    Which process includes the other three?  
    • A. 

      Synthesis

    • B. 

      Metabolism

    • C. 

      Excretion

    • D. 

      Nutrition

  • 8. 
    Organisms combine simple molecules to form complex molecules by the process of  
    • A. 

      Ingestion

    • B. 

      Digestion

    • C. 

      Synthesis

    • D. 

      Transport

  • 9. 
    Respiration is best described as
    • A. 

      Necessary nutrients are circulated

    • B. 

      Hydrogen is used to synthesize glucose

    • C. 

      Metabolic wastes are absorbed

    • D. 

      Chemical energy is converted into a usable form