Flashcards in Chapter 4 The Organization of Life Deck (20)
change in the genetic characteristics in a population from one generation to the next
process that causes the characteristics of a population to change in a way controlled by humans
trait that increases an organism's chance of survival
trait that may be unintentionally selected by humans
process that causes the characteristics of a population to change without human control
Many angiosperms depend on animals for
pollinating their flowers, distributing their seeds, or providing food
pollinating their flowers and
distributing their seeds
Which invertebrates are generally small, allowing them to live on little food and to hide from enemies
Which of the following are vertebrates?
clams, frogs, worms, insects
Which of the following are nonvascular plants?
flowering plants, algae, mosses, trees
Archaea and bacteria are
two domains, in the same kingdom, in the protist kingdom, or in the fungi kingdom
Which of the following is an abiotic factor in an ecosystem?
plants, bacteria, fungi and water
Natural selection is the unequal survival that results from the presence or absence of
Which of the following best describes a population?
members of the same species living in the same place at the same time, all the red birds in an area, all types of organisms living in the same place, or all the members of the same species
members of the same species living in the same place at the same time
The place that contains everything an organism needs is its
a desert ecosystem contains
air, living things, sand, all of the above
all of the above
Bacteria that are no longer killed by an antibiotic have
evolved, developed unwanted adaptations, developed resistance to the antibiotic, all of the above
all of the above
Which of the following kingdoms includes algae?
plants, fungi, protists, bacteria
Unicellular organisms with cell walls but no nuclei are
fungi, bacteria, protists, all of the above
Which two kingdoms contain organisms that can use energy from the sun to make food?
protists and plants, fungi and plants, fungi and protists, plants and animals
protists and plants