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1 Scientific Investigation
Biology Jeopardy > Graphs &More Enzymes & Transport Scientific Investigation Ecology Water & pH 10 10 10 10 10 20 20 20 20 20 30 30 30 30 30 40 40 40 40 40

2 The work of scientists usually begins with
Testing a hypothesis Careful observations Creating experiments Drawing conclusions What is B?

3 A controlled experiment allows the scientist to isolate and test
a conclusion a mass of information several variables a single variable What is D?

4 Daily Double

5 The group in an experiment that receives no amount of the IV is called the
Constant Dependent variable Control Hypothesis What is C?

6 Hypothesis: If I change _____, then ______ will happen.
DV, IV control, DV constants, nothing IV, DV What is D?

7 The maximum # of organisms an environment can support
Carrying capacity Limiting factor Climax community Population What is A?

8 Many different species interacting in a particular environment
Population Biosphere Community Biome What is C?

9 Which of the following is not a biotic factor?
A) Daisy B) Bacteria C) Oak Tree D) Water What is D?

10 The wrasse, a small fish, cleans parasites from the mouth and body of the moray eel. In return, the wrasse receives protection from predators. The is an example of Parasitism Mutualism Saprophytism Commensalism What is B?

11 Daily Double

12 pH is a measurement of the amount of ___ ions in solution
Hydroxide (OH-) Sodium (Na+) Hydrogen (H+) Potassium (K+) What is C?

13 The unique properties of water enable life to exist on Earth
The unique properties of water enable life to exist on Earth. Which of these is a property of pure water? following best explains why a student researching genetics should use the most recent textbooks available? Its solid form is more dense than its liquid form. It has a low heat absorption capacity. It is slightly more acidic than air. It dissolves many substances. What is D?

14 Water is considered the universal solvent because-
water has a high boiling point water is a polar molecule water is less dense as a solid than as a liquid 75% of Earth’s surface is water What is B?

15 Which property of water allows many land-dwelling organisms to maintain body temperature by eliminating excess heat? Water’s ability to evaporate Water’s movement by capillary action Water’s capacity to dissolve substances Water’s formation of ions in solution What is A?

16 An experiment is designed to clear an oak-hickory forest and replant the area with pines. Which of the following species would be most threatened by this experiment? Field sparrow Cardinal Summer tanager Hooded warbler What is D?

17 In the table, which item of data is most likely to be invalid?
Plot 1 on July 1 Plot 2 on June 15 Plot 3 on May 15 Plot 4 on May 30 What is B?

18 The diagram shows a simplified nitrogen cycle
The diagram shows a simplified nitrogen cycle. Which process is responsible for returning nitrogen to the air? Excretion Decomposition Photosynthesis Nitrification What is B?

19 On which axis of a graph should you place the independent variable?
The X axis The Y axis It doesn’t matter which axis you place it on On the mid-point What is A?

20 An enzyme is a ________ that catalyzes, or speeds up, a chemical reaction.
Carbohydrate Lipid Nucleic Acid Protein What is D?

21 Enzymes lower _______ in a chemical reaction and remain unchanged in the process.
Initiation potential Carrying capacity Activation energy Maximum potential yield What is C?

22 The movement of molecules from an area of high concentration to low concentration is called-
Diffusion Osmosis Active Transport Phagocytosis What is A?

23 When molecules move from an area of low concentration to an area of high concentration this is called ___________ because it requires energy. Osmosis Diffusion Active Transport Passive Transport What is C?

24 Double Jeopardy DNA+Genetics Vocabulary Macromolecules Organelles Pot Luck! 20 20 20 20 20 40 40 40 40 40 60 60 60 60 60 80 80 80 80 80

25 What are the monomers, or building blocks, of proteins?
Glycerol Amino Acids Nucleotides Glucose What is B?

26 The cell membrane is made up of which of the following?
Carbohydrates Proteins Nucleic Acids Lipids What is D?

27 Daily Double

28 The monomers of a nucleic acid, such as DNA or RNA, are-
Nucleotides Amino acids Monosaccharides Fatty acids What is A?

29 What is the molecular formula of glucose?
C6H12O6 CHO3 C2H4O2 What is B?

30 What is A? Nucleus Controls the working of the cell
Production of proteins “Powerhouse” of the cell Break down waste material What is A?

31 Which of the following statements is NOT TRUE about mitochondria?
“Powerhouse” of the cell Protein factory Site of cellular respiration Production of ATP What is B?

32 Which statement is TRUE about the cell wall?
Found only in animal cells Found only in plant cells Found in both plant cells and animal cells Regulates what enters and leaves the cell What is B?

33 Which statement is true about Chloroplasts?
Found in plants and animals Useful during cellular respiration C) Used by plants during photosynthesis D) Produces proteins What is C?

34 Daily Double

35 The picture shows a segment of DNA from a cat
The picture shows a segment of DNA from a cat. Which of these is the most likely the kitten of the cat? 1 2 3 4 What is D or 4?

36 Inversions in chromosomes occur when part of a chromosome breaks out and is reinserted upside down. Which of the diagrams below represents an inversion? What is C?

37 The process of DNA replication
produces two identical strands of DNA codes for RNA molecules Produces 4 daughter cells modifies lysosome enzymes What is A?

38 How is a homozygous dominant parent expressed?
Two lowercase letters (aa) Two uppercase letters (AA) One uppercase and one lowercase letter (Aa) A and B are both correct What is B?

39 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? Mushroom-autotroph Human-heterotroph Grass-heterotroph Fish-autotroph What is B?

40 What is happening during the synthesis phase (S) of Mitosis?
Normal cell growth Preparation for cell division Alignment of chromosomes at the equator Replication of DNA What is D?

41 If you cross 2 Heterozygous tall pea plants, how many of their offspring will be short?
4 out of 4 (100%) 3 out of 4 (75%) 2 out of 4 (50%) 1 out of 4 (25%) What is D?

42 Which of these organisms is considered a decomposer?
Bacteria Earthworm Spotted owl Leopard What is A?

43 Which of the following methods would provide the most accurate information for students collecting data about local attitudes concerning the use of alternative fuels for automobiles? Take an opinion poll of drivers. Listen to speeches given by politicians. Study newspaper articles. Track prices at nearby gas stations. What is A?

44 A student is trying to determine the effect of pollutants on the growth of three groups of seeds. The results will not be valid because the experiment has no- conclusion hypothesis control variable What is C?

45 Which piece of laboratory equipment should be used to most accurately measure the volume of a liquid? Beaker Test tube Metric balance Graduated cylinder What is D?

46 According to this data, what percentage of vitamin supplement should be added to the turkey’s diet for maximum weight gain? 6% 20% 10% 14% What is C?


48 Which equation best represents photosynthesis?
Glucose + water → Carbon Dioxide + oxygen Glucose +oxygen → Carbon dioxide + water Carbon dioxide + water→ Glucose + oxygen Water + sunlight → Glucose + ATP What is C?

49 Thanks for playing JEOPARDY
Now, go home and study!

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