Living Things Test

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Science test over chapter 1 Living Things


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  • 1. 
    What is homeostasis
  • 2. 
    `A genus is divided into
    • A. 

      Species

    • B. 

      Phyla

    • C. 

      Families

    • D. 

      Classes

  • 3. 
    All organisms are made of small building blocks called
  • 4. 
    Organisms that are composed of many cells are called
  • 5. 
    A change in a organism's surroundings that causes it to react is called a
  • 6. 
    An organism reacts to a stimulus with a
  • 7. 
    The mistaken idea that living things can arise from nonliving things
  • 8. 
    What is an experiment called that carries out two test that are identical in every respect except one factor
  • 9. 
    What was the name of the French chemist that helped to disprove spontaneous generation in the 1800's
  • 10. 
    All living things must satisfy their basic needs for  what four things
  • 11. 
    Organisms that make their own food are called
  • 12. 
    Organisms that can not make their own food are called
  • 13. 
    What is the process called that groups things together by similarities
  • 14. 
    The scientific study of how living things are classfied is called
  • 15. 
    The naming system that Linnaeus used is called
  • 16. 
    The first word in a organism's scientific name is its
  • 17. 
    List in order the levels of classification beginning with domain
  • 18. 
    The process by which species gradually change over time is called
  • 19. 
    What is a prokaryotes
  • 20. 
    What domain do seaweeds,mushrooms and tomatoes and dogs belong to
  • 21. 
    The scientific study of how living things are classified is called
  • 22. 
    Which of the following statements about cells is not true?
    • A. 

      Cells are the building blocks of living things

    • B. 

      Cells carry out the basic life functions of living things

    • C. 

      Some organisms are made up of only one cell

    • D. 

      Most cells can be seen with the naked eye

  • 23. 
    Organisms that are autotrophs are classified in which of the following domains?
    • A. 

      Bacteria

    • B. 

      Archaea

    • C. 

      Eukarya

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 24. 
    Pasteur's experiment in which he boiled broth in some flasks,but not in others,was a controlled experiment bacause
    • A. 

      It showed that bacteria do not arise spontaneously

    • B. 

      The neck of both flasks were curved

    • C. 

      Boiling or not boiling was the only variable

    • D. 

      The broth in both flask remained clear

  • 25. 
    Which gas was NOT a large part of Earth's early atmosphere?
    • A. 

      Methane

    • B. 

      Nitrogen

    • C. 

      Oxygen

    • D. 

      Water vapor

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