Diversity Of Living Things - Chapter 2

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Diversity Of Living Things - Chapter 2

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In multicellular organisms, cells are ______________, meaning that they have specific functions
    • A. 

      An organ system

    • B. 

      Specialized

    • C. 

      Genetic material

    • D. 

      Simple

  • 2. 
    An organized group of cells working together forms a(n) _________________-
    • A. 

      Animal

    • B. 

      Organ system

    • C. 

      Organ

    • D. 

      Tissue

  • 3. 
    The heart is a(n) ______________ that uses more than one type of tissue to pump blood
    • A. 

      Organ

    • B. 

      Tissue

    • C. 

      Adaptation

    • D. 

      Consumer

  • 4. 
    The color of a fox's fur is a(n) _____________ that increases a fox's chances of surviving long enough to reproduce
    • A. 

      Organ

    • B. 

      Tissue

    • C. 

      Adaptation

    • D. 

      Muscle

  • 5. 
    Adaptations are the result of differences that can occur in __________________
    • A. 

      Tissue

    • B. 

      Genetic material

    • C. 

      Asexual reproduction

    • D. 

      Sexual reproduction

  • 6. 
    Through the processes of ______________ , the genetic material of two oak trees comes together and produces new oak trees with genetic material from both parents
    • A. 

      Sexual reproduction

    • B. 

      Photosynthesis

    • C. 

      Asexual reproduction

    • D. 

      Cellular respiration

  • 7. 
    An organism can reproduce more quickly through _________________
    • A. 

      Cellular respiration

    • B. 

      Asexual reproduction

    • C. 

      Sexual reproduction

    • D. 

      Photosynthesis

  • 8. 
    A plant captures energy from sunlight and converts it to chemical energy through the process of _______________
    • A. 

      Hormones

    • B. 

      Cellular respiration

    • C. 

      Adaptation

    • D. 

      Photosynthesis

  • 9. 
    Plants are ________________ that do not require an outside source of energy
    • A. 

      Heterotrophs

    • B. 

      Autotrophs

    • C. 

      Decomposers

    • D. 

      Starch

  • 10. 
    Using water and carbon dioxide from the environment, plants produce ______________ during photosynthesis, which stores energy
    • A. 

      Starch

    • B. 

      Stems

    • C. 

      Sugar

    • D. 

      Gravity

  • 11. 
    Potatoes are tubers that store _________________, an energy-rich compound made of many sugars
    • A. 

      Hormones

    • B. 

      Photosynthesis

    • C. 

      Sugar

    • D. 

      Starch

  • 12. 
    Roots grow down and stems grow up because ______________ is a powerful stimulus
    • A. 

      Starch

    • B. 

      Gravity

    • C. 

      Sugar

    • D. 

      Dirt

  • 13. 
    A houseplant responds to light with the help of ________________ chemical substances produced in one part of the plant that travel to a different part to bring about a reaction,
    • A. 

      Hormones

    • B. 

      Gravity

    • C. 

      Wind

    • D. 

      Photosynthesis

  • 14. 
    Animals are ________________ because they eat other organisms
    • A. 

      Autotrophs

    • B. 

      Heterotrophs

    • C. 

      Decomposers

    • D. 

      Bacteria

  • 15. 
    Humans are _______________, meaning they eat both plants and animals
    • A. 

      Carnivores

    • B. 

      Decomposers

    • C. 

      Omnivores

    • D. 

      Herbivores

  • 16. 
    Both plants and animals use the process of ________________ to break down sugars inside their cells and release energy
    • A. 

      Photosynthesis

    • B. 

      Digestion

    • C. 

      Cellular respiration

    • D. 

      Breathing

  • 17. 
    A _______________ has behaviors that allow it to search for food and capture other organisms
    • A. 

      Decomposer

    • B. 

      Autotroph

    • C. 

      Plant

    • D. 

      Predator

  • 18. 
    A _________________ is any observable response to a stimulus
    • A. 

      Behavior

    • B. 

      Starch

    • C. 

      Heterotroph

    • D. 

      Sugar

  • 19. 
    A mouse hunted by an owl as a source of food is the owl's ____________
    • A. 

      Stimuli

    • B. 

      Hormone

    • C. 

      Prey

    • D. 

      Heterotroph

  • 20. 
    A fungus uses its hyphae to
    • A. 

      Capture passing microorganisms

    • B. 

      Digest and absorb surrounding materials

    • C. 

      Send out spores to reproduce

    • D. 

      Make photosynthesis happen

  • 21. 
    A mass of hyphae is called a 
    • A. 

      Lichen

    • B. 

      Mycelium

    • C. 

      Mold

    • D. 

      Tissue

  • 22. 
    Fungi reproduce with spores, which are single cells that can
    • A. 

      Grow into new organisms

    • B. 

      Be produced by a mycelium

    • C. 

      Die unless planted quickly

    • D. 

      Form organs in mushrooms

  • 23. 
    Which of the following best describes yeasts?
    • A. 

      Used as an antibiotic

    • B. 

      Live together with lichen

    • C. 

      Cannot be used in food

    • D. 

      Are single-celled fungi