Flashcards in Ch 1 Quiz Deck (379)
Fish have scales that enable them to live in a water environment. This is an example of
The face of a sunflower turns to follow the sun as it moves across the sky. This is an example of
Response to stimuli
Response to stimuli
Which of the following statements most correctly defines homeostasis?
• All living organisms are alike.
• Living organisms do not change much over time.
• Human beings
Cells and organisms must be able to maintain a fairly constant internal environment
IN a swamp, all of the alligators would represent a/an
After studying biology, it is hoped that you
Will be better able to make wise decisions regarding your own well being and the Earth's
Traditions, beliefs, and values are considered what aspect of human life?
Which of he following is not a basic theory of biology?
• Theory of ecosystems
• Cell theory
• Gene theory
• Theory of evolution
• Theory of gravity
Theory of gravity
An important part of scientific research is repeatability.
The process of change that produces the diversity of life on Earth is called
The tentative explanation to be tested is called
The region in which populations interact with each other and with the physical environment is called
Which organisms are most closely related to humans?
______ observations are supported by factual information while ______ observations involve personal judgment.
Which of the following statements would be considered anecdotal data?
"I lost 21 lbs on the Atkins diet."
If the control group in an experiment shows the same results as the test group, the treatment was successful.
A complex individual that consists of organ systems is known as a/an
Four million years ago, horses were rather small compared to today's horses and had relatively stocky bodies with a straight shoulder and thick neck. This statement is an example of which biological concept?
In a graph, the experimental variable is plotted on the
The development of resistance of MRSA bacteria to antibiotics is an example of
Which of the following statements is a hypothesis?
If a student buys a meal plan he/she will eat more vegetables
The cause of stomach ulcers appears to be
The bacterium Helicobacter pylori
Only humans have a language that allows us to communicate information and experiences symbolically?
Which of the following statements is an objective observation?
• I like this picture
• This mattress feels hard to me
• I think I am going to be sick
• This milk tastes funny
• This package is larger than that one
This package is larger than that one
Starch, cellulose, and glycogen are alike in that
They are all made of glucose
Isotopes of an element differ due the number of
A hydrolysis reaction involves the loss of water
The monomer unit of protein is
Which of the following is not one of the four classes of organic molecules found in cells?
• Nucleic acids
In an atom, the number of protons always equals the number of