Samantha's Bio Quiz

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Samantha's biology quiz


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  • 1. 
    What is the correct order for the hierarchy of biological organization?
    • A. 

      Atom, molecule, organelle, cell, tissue, organ, organ system, organism, population, community, ecosystem

    • B. 

      Atom, molecule, cell, tissue, organelle, organ, organ system, organism, population, community, ecosystem

    • C. 

      Atom, molecule, organelle, tissue, cell, organ, organ system, organism, population, community, ecosystem

    • D. 

      Atom, molecule, organelle, cell, tissue, organ, organ system, organism, ecosystem, community, population

    • E. 

      Atom, molecule, organelle, cell, tissue, organ, organ system, organism, population, ecosystem, community

  • 2. 
    What is the difference between inductive and deductive reasoning?
    • A. 

      Inductions are testable; deductions are not testable.

    • B. 

      Inductive reasoning is used to develop testable hypotheses; deductive reasoning is used to derive general principles.

    • C. 

      "Human cells are similar to dog cells" is a statement that is derived from inductive reasoning. "All cells are fundamentally similar" is a statement derived from deductive reasoning.

    • D. 

      Inductive reasoning flows from the specific to the general; deductive reasoning flows from the general to the specific.

    • E. 

      Inductive reasoning, as a component of discovery science, is used to study the supernatural; deductive reasoning, as a component of hypothesis-driven science, is used to study the natural.

  • 3. 
    Scientists discard a model when _____.
    • A. 

      New experimental results are obtained that cannot be explained by the old model

    • B. 

      The old model has been in place a long time

    • C. 

      The individuals who first developed the old model have died

    • D. 

      No experiments related to the model have been done recently

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    To be of value to science, hypotheses must be _____.
    • A. 

      Established facts

    • B. 

      Testable

    • C. 

      Proven correct

    • D. 

      Popular

    • E. 

      Reproducible

  • 5. 
    Which is NOT part of the process of science?
    • A. 

      Observations and experiments

    • B. 

      Organizing observations

    • C. 

      A hypothesis

    • D. 

      Proving the hypothesis to be true

    • E. 

      Using deductive reasoning to test a hypothesis

  • 6. 
    Which domain includes multicellular photosynthetic organisms?
    • A. 

      Bacteria

    • B. 

      Archaea

    • C. 

      Eukarya

    • D. 

      Fungi

    • E. 

      Protista

  • 7. 
    The property of life known as energy utilization refers to the fact that living things _____.
    • A. 

      Can maintain constant internal conditions

    • B. 

      Extract and store energy and materials from the environment

    • C. 

      Can sense stimuli from the environment

    • D. 

      Display heredity based on nucleic acids

    • E. 

      Can reproduce

  • 8. 
    Natural selection does NOT depend on _____.
    • A. 

      Heritable variations

    • B. 

      Adaptation to the environment

    • C. 

      Reproductive success of the adapted organisms

    • D. 

      Random mating

    • E. 

      Any of the above

  • 9. 
    Which of the following statements is true about chemical nutrients in an ecosystem?
    • A. 

      They flow through the system, losing some nutrients in the process.

    • B. 

      They cycle within the ecosystem and are constantly reused.

    • C. 

      They can be converted into energy.

    • D. 

      They depend on sunlight as their source.

    • E. 

      They cannot be obtained from decomposition.