Unit 1 Target 3-characteristics Of Life Quiz

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  • 1. 
    All organisms possess DNA. DNA
    • A. 

      Creates energy for cells.

    • B. 

      Allows sensitivity to environmental stimuli.

    • C. 

      Contains information for growth and development.

    • D. 

      Captures energy from the sun.

  • 2. 
    Homeostasis means  
    • A. 

      Change over long periods of time.

    • B. 

      Keeping things the same.

    • C. 

      rapid change.

    • D. 

      The same thing as evolution.

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is not necessarily a characteristic of living things?  
    • A. 

      Homeostasis

    • B. 

      Metabolism

    • C. 

      complexity

    • D. 

      reproduction

  • 4. 
    The smallest units that can carry on all the functions of life are called   
    • A. 

      Molecules.

    • B. 

      cells.

    • C. 

      Organelles.

    • D. 

      Species.

  • 5. 
    Living things
    • A. 

      Need energy for life processes.

    • B. 

      Have the ability to reproduce.

    • C. 

      Are composed of cells.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    All organisms are composed of    
    • A. 

      Diatoms.

    • B. 

      cellulose.

    • C. 

      Cells.

    • D. 

      None of the answers

  • 7. 
    All living things maintain a balance within their cells and the environment through the process of 
    • A. 

      Growth.

    • B. 

      Development.

    • C. 

      Homeostasis.

    • D. 

      Evolution.

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is a characteristic of all living things?   
    • A. 

      Movement

    • B. 

      Photosynthesis

    • C. 

      Respiration

    • D. 

      Cellular organization

  • 9. 
    This is the process of a population changing over generations of time.
    • A. 

      Evolve

    • B. 

      Metabolism

    • C. 

      Homeostasis

    • D. 

      Sexual reproduction

    • E. 

      Asexual reproduction

    • F. 

      DNA

  • 10. 
    This is the sum of all of the chemical reactions that occur within an organism, including reactions that build materials and reactions that break down materials.
    • A. 

      Evolve

    • B. 

      Homeostasis

    • C. 

      Metabolism

    • D. 

      Sexual reproduction

    • E. 

      Asexual reproduction

    • F. 

      DNA

  • 11. 
    This is the process by which two cells from different parents unite to produce the first cells of a new organism.
    • A. 

      Evolve

    • B. 

      Homeostasis

    • C. 

      Metabolism

    • D. 

      Sexual reproduction

    • E. 

      Asexual reproduction

    • F. 

      DNA

  • 12. 
    This is the process by which a single parent reproduces by itself.
    • A. 

      Evolve

    • B. 

      Homeostasis

    • C. 

      Metabolism

    • D. 

      Sexual reproduction

    • E. 

      Asexual reproduction

    • F. 

      DNA

  • 13. 
    This is the genetic material that carries the instructions for making proteins from one generation to the next.
    • A. 

      Evolve

    • B. 

      Homeostasis

    • C. 

      Metabolism

    • D. 

      Sexual reproduction

    • E. 

      Asexual reproduction

    • F. 

      DNA

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