Module 1 - Biology: The Study Of Life

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Module 1 - Biology: The Study Of Life

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is not a criteria for life?
    • A. 

      Contains DNA

    • B. 

      Extracts and converts energy

    • C. 

      Senses and responds to change

    • D. 

      Can regulate body temperature

  • 2. 
    Of the following, which is not a step in the scientific method?
    • A. 

      Observation

    • B. 

      Proof

    • C. 

      Experimentation

    • D. 

      Data Collection

  • 3. 
    Pasteur's experiment proves that microorganisms
    • A. 

      Are not transported in air

    • B. 

      Cannot spontaneously generate

    • C. 

      Will grow in a flask with a curved neck stopper

    • D. 

      Can grow from non-living material

  • 4. 
    Which of the following would be considered a mutation?
    • A. 

      Parents and child have blue eyes

    • B. 

      Offspring cannot metabolize sugar, but parents can

    • C. 

      Both parents and child have freckles

    • D. 

      Offspring is blonde and parents are brunette

  • 5. 
    The correct order for classifying groups is  
    • A. 

      Kingdom, Phylum, Order, Class, Family, Genus, and Species

    • B. 

      Order, Kingdom, Family, Class, Genus, Phylum, and Species

    • C. 

      Kingdom, Phylum, Class, Order, Family, Genus, and Species

    • D. 

      Genus, Species, Class, Order, Family, Kingdom, and Phylum

  • 6. 
    Kingdom Monera contains organisms which have
    • A. 

      Exclusively prokaryotic cells

    • B. 

      Highly specialized tissues

    • C. 

      organelles within their cells

    • D. 

      Exclusively eukaryotic cells

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is false about the Kingdom Protista?
    • A. 

      Contains organisms which are microscopic

    • B. 

      Members include the amoebae and paramecia

    • C. 

      Organisms are heterotrophic

    • D. 

      Cannot produce their own food

  • 8. 
    Which of the following applies to man?
    • A. 

      Is heterotrophic

    • B. 

      Is classified a producer

    • C. 

      Eats dead remains of organisms

    • D. 

      Is exclusively herbivore

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is true of asexual reproduction?
    • A. 

      DNA is exchanged

    • B. 

      Requires two organisms

    • C. 

      Requires a single parent

    • D. 

      Traits are a combination of both parents

  • 10. 
    To which Kingdom does mankind belong?
    • A. 

      Monera

    • B. 

      Animalia

    • C. 

      Fungi

    • D. 

      Protista

  • 11. 
    An organism is classified as a decomposer.  Is it an autotroph or heterotroph? 
  • 12. 
    An organism is a multicellular decomposer with eukaryotic cells.  To what kingdom does it belong?
  • 13. 
    An organism is a multicellular autotroph with eukaryotic cells.  To what kingdom does it belong?
  • 14. 
    An organism has a single, prokaryotic cell.  To what kingdom does it belong?
  • 15. 
    Classify the following organism using the biological key in the appendix on page 543.  Remember to begin each with a capital letter. Kingdom:  ____________________
  • 16. 
    Classify the following organism using the biological key in the appendix Kingdom:  _____________________
  • 17. 
    Which cells contain distinct, membrane-bound organelles, prokaryotic cells or eukaryotic cells
  • 18. 
    Which is the correct order of the scientific method
    • A. 

      Make observations, form hypothesis, perform experiment, analyze data, develop theory

    • B. 

      Form hypothesis, perform hypothesis, perform experiment, develop theory, make observations

    • C. 

      Make observations, perform experiment, form hypothesis, analyze data, develop theory

    • D. 

      Make observations, form hypothesis, perform experiment, develop law. develop theory

  • 19. 
    A scientist makes a few observations and develops an explanation for the observations.  At this point, the explanation is a scientific fact.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Phylum:  _________________
  • 21. 
    Phylum:  ________________
  • 22. 
    Class:  _________________
  • 23. 
    Class:  ________________
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