Seven Characteristics Of Life

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Seven Characteristics Of Life

By Brian Archambault


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  • 1. 
    Which of the following refers to the characteristics of life involving the removal of waste or toxic materials from an organism?
    • A. 

      Having a metabolism/Excreting

    • B. 

      Growth

    • C. 

      Reproduction

    • D. 

      Nutrition

  • 2. 
    True/False, most life on earth is dependent upon photosynthesis, either conducted by them or another organism in order to obtain the products which will eventually, perhaps indirectly fuel its metabolism to stay alive.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    All organisms pick up information about changes in their environment and react, what is this characteristic of life called?
    • A. 

      Sensitivity/Adaption

    • B. 

      Curiosity

    • C. 

      Knowledge

    • D. 

      Instinct

  • 4. 
    Cellular organization is a characteristic of organisms, all of which are conventionally composed of cells as they are the basic component of cellular and Multicellularlife.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Which of the following terms is a characteristic of life in which an organism under goes a semi permanent increase in dry mass, either through a gain in cell size or number (Assuming they are organisms which are not single celled)?
    • A. 

      Respiration

    • B. 

      Reproduction

    • C. 

      Nutrition

    • D. 

      Growth

  • 6. 
    ____ is an action by an organism or part of an organism which causes a change in position or place of either the organism as a whole or a component.
  • 7. 
    Which of the following is the best definition of nutrition?
    • A. 

      The consumption of food for the purpose of absorbing and assimilating their nutrients

    • B. 

      The taking in of nutrients which are organic substances and mineral ions, which contain either additional raw materials or additional materials to be converted into energy and support tissue repair, absorbing and assimilating them.

    • C. 

      The fertilizing of plants in order to provide them with much needed mineral ions for their growth, reproduction

    • D. 

      Obtaining and stockpiling food for the future.

  • 8. 
    ___________ is a collection of chemical reactions which produce the ATP your body needs to survive, namely by breaking down nutrients such as the carbohydrate glucose.
  • 9. 
    Do you think an organism must be capable of reproduction in order to be considered a form of life?Are viruses, which are only capable of reproducing with the assistance of a cell, alive?