Bio Quiz--introduction To Life

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  • 1. 
    Describe a meal in which a person would be feeding at two or more trophic levels simultaneously AND identify the trophic levels at which the person would be feeding.  USE COMPLETE SENTENCES.  
  • 2. 
    Which of the following is NOT a principle of the cell theory?  
    • A. 

      Cells are the basic units of life.

    • B. 

      All living things are made of cells.

    • C. 

      Very few cells reproduce.

    • D. 

      All cells come from existing cells.

  • 3. 
    Which of the following contain a nucleus?  
    • A. 

      Prokaryotes

    • B. 

      Bacteria

    • C. 

      Eukaryotes

    • D. 

      Organelles

  • 4. 
    Say you want to study the effectiveness of giving a rubric to students in order to see whether it helps them or not.  You take two relatively equal biology classes, teach them the same material, and give them the same test.  However, you only give one of the classes a study guide for the test.  Which of these statements about this experiment is false?  
    • A. 

      The independent variable in the experiment is the use (or not) of a rubric.

    • B. 

      The dependent variable in the experiment is the performance of the students on the test.

    • C. 

      The control group in the experiment is the class that did not receive a rubric.

    • D. 

      The data (average lab report grades on a 0-100 scale) is going to be qualitative.

  • 5. 
    One defining characteristics of ‘life’ is that it keeps its internal conditions relatively stable, also known as…
    • A. 

      Reproduction

    • B. 

      Homeostasis

    • C. 

      Evolution

    • D. 

      Photosynthesis

  • 6. 
    While keeping a colony of pet termites, you change brands of termite food. It seems to you that the termites are growing much more quickly with the new food. You want to test the effect of your new termite food on the rate of growth in the termites. The best design for a controlled experiment would be to divide your termites equally into two separate colonies and…
    • A. 

      Feed them different amounts of the new food.

    • B. 

      Feed them each the same amount of the new food.

    • C. 

      Feed the termites in one colony the old food, and the termites in the other colony the same amount of the new food.

    • D. 

      Feed the termites in one colony the old food, and feed the termites in the other colony half of the new food since it seems to be more nutritious.

  • 7. 
    When you consume a serving of broccoli, you represent which trophic level?  
    • A. 

      Producer

    • B. 

      Primary consumer

    • C. 

      Secondary consumer

    • D. 

      Tertiary consumer

  • 8. 
    Heterotrophs are also called 
    • A. 

      Producers

    • B. 

      Autotrophs

    • C. 

      Consumers

    • D. 

      Self-feeders

  • 9. 
    Which of the following constitutes its own domain of life?  
    • A. 

      Animals

    • B. 

      Fungi

    • C. 

      Protists

    • D. 

      Bacteria

  • 10. 
    In order to answer this question, you will need to do work (in a scientific sense) on the keys of your computer.  Your finger pushing the key is an example of kinetic energy.  Stored energy in your finger allows you to release this kinetic energy.  How is that potential energy stored?  
    • A. 

      In the position of your finger

    • B. 

      In the chemical bonds of food molecules

    • C. 

      In the shape of your finger

    • D. 

      In your finger's thermal energy

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