Review Vocabulary Quiz 2

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Review Vocabulary Quiz 2

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  • 1. 
    A cotyledon
    • A. 

      Is one of the radicles of a germinating seed

    • B. 

      Is one of the first true leaves

    • C. 

      Is found on the periodic table

    • D. 

      Stores food for the developing embryo in a seed and is considered a "seed leaf".

  • 2. 
    Sampling is
    • A. 

      A method of estimating

    • B. 

      When you count the number of something in a small area and then multiply the number of small areas in a larger area to find the total of that something in the large area

    • C. 

      The type of estimating that you are performing when you use the quadrat or transect method of estimating

    • D. 

      All of these.

  • 3. 
    If we count the number of cows on a farm and divide that by the number of acres of land that the cows inhabit, the resulting number represents
    • A. 

      The carrying capacity of the farm

    • B. 

      The population of cows on the farm

    • C. 

      The population density of cows on the farm

    • D. 

      The community of cows on the farm

  • 4. 
    A molecule
    • A. 

      Can be made of all the same kind of atoms

    • B. 

      Can be made of different atom types

    • C. 

      Is the smallest part of a compound that still has the properties of that compound

    • D. 

      All of these

  • 5. 
    An atom
    • A. 

      Is the smallest piece of an element

    • B. 

      Can join with another atom of its kind to form a molecule and still be considered an element

    • C. 

      Can join with another atom of a different kind to make up a compound

    • D. 

      All of these

  • 6. 
    In our Bird Diversity activity, our habitat was able to support more than one type of bird because
    • A. 

      There was no competition for food

    • B. 

      The birds were able to mutate in order to change the carrying capacity of the habitat

    • C. 

      Surviving bird species were able to find a specific niche to reduce competition with other birds

    • D. 

      All of these

  • 7. 
    When intelligent, persistent and hardworking Joe, (the caveman) was testing his theory that "All things fall down" and came across a balloon that fell up, he wasn't sure what to do with that information.  If he never came across another balloon (or anything else that "fell up") for the rest of his life, he most likely would have
    • A. 

      Considered the balloon an outlier and kept his theory the same

    • B. 

      Thrown out his theory and started over

    • C. 

      Given up trying to make sense of the world

  • 8. 
    The black peppered moth population became more common during the industrial revolution in Europe as they were better camouflaged against the darkened trunks of the trees.   The shift in the population from primarily white to primarily black is an example of
    • A. 

      Natural selection

    • B. 

      A limiting factor

    • C. 

      Survival of the fittest

    • D. 

      An adaptation

  • 9. 
    The shift of color in the peppered moths referred to in the previous question most likely began with a
    • A. 

      Mutation that made a single black moth better adapted to survive in the changing ecosystem

    • B. 

      A symbiotic relationship that gave the white peppered moth an advantage

    • C. 

      A series of steps in the germination process

    • D. 

      A radicle surviving in the changing ecosystem

  • 10. 
    Survival of the fittest 
    • A. 

      Causes mutations

    • B. 

      Is what introduces environmental stresses

    • C. 

      Allows a mutation that better equips an organism to survive in its environment to pass on its trait to the next generation

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 11. 
    Which one do you like?
    • A. 

      Option 1

    • B. 

      Option 2

    • C. 

      Option 3

    • D. 

      Option 4

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