Biology 1 Warm-up Quiz #3

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Biology 1 Warm-up Quiz #3

Aug 27 - Aug 31


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The males of a bird species do a “dance” and “sing a song” each spring. What is the main purpose of these behaviors?
    • A. 

      To scare off young birds

    • B. 

      To clean their feathers

    • C. 

      To imprint young birds

    • D. 

      To attract female birds

  • 2. 
    Which organism receives the  least amount of energy from the producer?
    • A. 

      Whales

    • B. 

      Herring

    • C. 

      Seals

    • D. 

      Krill

  • 3. 
    Which environmental concern is most associated with burning fossil fuels?
    • A. 

      Global climate change

    • B. 

      Pollution of ocean waters

    • C. 

      Ozone layer destruction

    • D. 

      Decrease in levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide

  • 4. 
    A student hypothesizes that green algae will grow fastest when exposed to red light. To test this hypothesis, the student should design an experiment with which independent variable?
    • A. 

      Rate of algae growth

    • B. 

      Color of algae

    • C. 

      Amount of time in light

    • D. 

      Color of light

  • 5. 
    A student hypothesizes that green algae will grow fastest when exposed to red light. To test this hypothesis, the student should design an experiment with which dependent variable?
    • A. 

      Rate of algae growth

    • B. 

      Color of algae

    • C. 

      Amount of time in light

    • D. 

      Color of light

  • 6. 
    A scientist develops a hypothesis, designs an experiment, and obtains data that support her hypothesis. Which of the following best describes when a hypothesis becomes a theory?
    • A. 

      When it is supported by data from many experimental trials

    • B. 

      When one good set of scientific data supports a theory

    • C. 

      When the official scientific method is followed

    • D. 

      When a website is created to display the theory

  • 7. 
    The picture sequence above illustrates _____.
    • A. 

      Primary succession

    • B. 

      Secondary succession

    • C. 

      Tertiary succession

    • D. 

      Successive progression

  • 8. 
    Humans have had a tremendous impact on the environment. What has caused an increase in the amount of acid rain?
    • A. 

      Use of chlorofluorocarbons

    • B. 

      Use of pesticides

    • C. 

      Coal burning power plants

    • D. 

      Nuclear power plants

  • 9. 
    All of these are natural events that could alter an ecosystem EXCEPT —
    • A. 

      Burning of fossil fuels

    • B. 

      Floods

    • C. 

      Wildfires

    • D. 

      Volcanic activity

  • 10. 
    The interaction pictured represents _____.
    • A. 

      Growth

    • B. 

      Respiration

    • C. 

      Energy and nutrient transfer

    • D. 

      Herbivory and decomposition

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