The scientific name of the common housefly is Musca domestica. This name indicates the houseflys A) A)Kingdom and phylum B) B)Genus and species C) C)Phylum and genus D) D)Kingdom and species What is B?
What is A? Which is the most specific term used to classify humans? A) A) sapiens B) B) Animal C) C) Chordate D) D) Homo
What is D? Which is true of organisms that are classified in the same genus? A) A) They must be in the same kingdom, but may be in different phyla. B) B) They must be of the same species, but may be in a different phyla. C) C) They must be in the same phylum, but may be in different kingdoms. D) D) They must be in the same phylum, but may be of different species.
What is C? Which group of terms is in the correct order from most general to most specific? A) A) phylum, kingdom, species, genus B) B) species, phylum, genus, kingdom C) C) kingdom, phylum, genus, species D) D) genus, species, kingdom, phylum
What is C? In which organelle are proteins made? A) A) Nucleus B) B) Endoplasmic Reticulum C) C) Ribosome D) D) Messenger RNA
What is D? Messenger RNA transports the genetic code from the… A) A) Mitochondria to the nucleus B) B) Nucleus to the mitochondria C) C) Ribosome to the nucleus D) D) Nucleus to the ribosome
What is D? The picture below will bond with a codon that is part of A) A) Chromosomal DNA B) B) Transfer RNA C) C) Ribosomal RNA D) D) Messenger RNA
What is A? The polypeptide pictured below could become part of… A) A)An enzyme B) B)A carbohydrate C) C)A fat D) D)A vitamin
What is A? Which of the following may contain the nitrogenous base uracil? A) A) messenger and transfer RNA, only B) B) DNA, only C) C) transfer RNA, only D) D) messenger RNA, only
What is A? Which of the following carries amino acids to the site of protein synthesis? A) A) Transfer RNA, only. B) B) Messenger RNA, only. C) C) Messenger and transfer RNA, only. D) D) DNA, only.
What is B? Which of the following carries a specific code from the nucleus to the site of protein synthesis? A) A) Messenger and transfer RNA, only. B) B) Messenger RNA, only. C) C) Transfer RNA, only. D) D) Ribosomal RNA, only.
What is D? The correct order of molecules involved in protein synthesis is A) A) tRNA, polypeptide, DNA, mRNA B) B) mRNA, tRNA, DNA, polypeptide C) C) DNA, mRNA, polypeptide, tRNA D) D) DNA, mRNA, tRNA, polypeptide
What is B? Who discovered the double helical structure of DNA? A) A) Morgan B) B) Crick C) C) Weismann D) D) Mendel
What is A? Who came up with the modern system of classification? A) A) Carolus Linnaeus B) B) Jean-Baptiste Lamarck C) C) Charles Darwin D) D) Rosalind Franklin
What is D? The idea that new species of organisms develop by means of variations & natural selection was developed by… A) A) August Weismann B) B) James Watson C) C) Jean Lamarck D) D) Charles Darwin
What is B? Who proposed the theory of evolution stating that acquired characteristics can be passed to the next generation? A) A) Morgan B) B) Lamarck C) C) Weismann D) D) Mendel
What is A? Which statement best describes evolution? A) A)Evolution is a process of change through time. B) B) Evolution is a predictable change from simple to complex organisms. C) C) Evolution causes organisms to develop characteristics they need. D) D) Evolution often proceeds from complex to simpler organisms.
What is D? Which concept states that the presence of favorable variations enables organisms to adapt successfully to a change in the environment? A) A) Reproductive isolation B) B) Use and disuse C) C) Artificial selection D) D) Natural selection
What is C? What evolutionary concept is indicated when the weakest members of a species are killed off? A) A) Speciation B) B) Use and disuse C) C) Survival of the fittest D) D) Production of mutations
What is A? Evolution refers to change over a long period of time in A) A) a population B) B) a rock C) C) an embryo D) D) a fossil
In which type of environment did this fossilized fish most likely live? A) A) Deep ocean trench B) B) A coral reef C) C) A freshwater lake D) D) Near an ocean vent What is C?
What is B? If Layer A is located above Layer B, which statement is most likely true? A) A) Fossils A & B most likely evolved from a common ancestor. B) B) Fossil B is older than Fossil A. C) C) Fossil A evolved from Fossil B. D) D) Fossil B evolved from Fossil A.
What is B? A protist is any organism that is not a plant, an animal, a fungus, or a(an)… A) A) eukaryote B) B) prokaryote C) C) eubacterium D) D) archaebacterium
What is C? In an amoeba, the small cavity within the cytoplasm in which food is stored is called a… A) A) Gullet B) B) Pseudopod C) C) Food Vacuole D) D) Contractile Vacuole
What is C? The sporozoan Plasmodium causes the disease known as A) A) African sleeping sickness B) B) Amebic dysentery C) C) Malaria D) D) Algal bloom
What is C? Fungus-like protists get nutrients by… A) A)Photosynthesis B) B)Living as an animal parasite C) C)Absorbing them from dead or decaying matter D) D)None of the above
What is B? Based on the method by which they get food, organisms are classified as autotrophs or heterotrophs. Which organism listed below is correctly paired with its metabolism? A) A) Mushroom-autotroph B) B) Human-heterotroph C) C) Grass-heterotroph D) D) Fish-autotroph
What is C? The tangled mass that makes up the body of a fungus is the A) A) hypha B) B) rhizoid C) C) mycelium D) D) stolon
What is A? Sporangia are found at the top of specialized hyphae called… A) A) Sporangiophores B) B) Mycelia C) C) Gametangia D) D) Stolons
What is B? All fungi… A) A) make their food B) B) absorb their food C) C) produce mushrooms D) D) have chlorophyll
What is B? Unlike photoautotrophs, chemoautotrophs obtain energy from A) A) directly from the sun. B) B) directly from inorganic molecules. C) C) indirectly from organic molecules. D) D) indirectly from other organisms.
What is B? The outer protein coat of a virus is called a… A) A) DNA core. B) B) capsid. C) C) bacteriophage. D) D) tail sheath.
What is C? A lytic infection concludes with the… A) A) embedding of viral DNA into the host cells DNA B) B) production of a prophage C) C) bursting of the host cell D) D) production of messenger RNA
The one-celled eukaryotic organisms above are often found in freshwater ponds. What is one characteristic they all have in common? A) A) Cilia B) B) Nucleus C) C) Pseudopodia D) D) Flagellum What is B?
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