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ISB 202 Section 001 Spring 2008 Exam 1 Review Questions Exam 1 is Thursday, September 20 . PLEASE: BRING SCORING PENCILs (No. 2) BE ON TIME!! (Anyone arriving after the first person turns in his/her exam will be given an essay exam.) 1. “Science” deals in facts and measurements that are repeatable. T or F? 2. “Everyone I’ve met today has a cold, so all students must have developed colds this weekend,” is an example of “deductive” reasoning. T or F? 3. C, H, O, N, P and S make up > 90% of all organic compounds. T or F? 4. Scientists have been able to create small forms or life. T or F? 5. Why isn’t a virus considered to be alive? 6. In nature, similarities are easier to see than differences? T or F? 7. What is the definition of: Atom? Molecule? Polysaccharide? 8. Which of the following is the “sugar of life?” Sucrose, glucose, ribose, fructose or amylose 9. Fructose and glucose made up of the same elements. T or F? 10. Is the nucleus of an atom positive or negative? 11. Metabolism involves doing what with energy? 12. What are the four categories of macromolecules? 13. How are glucose and sucrose the same? Different? 14. Simple sugars can be in chains or in what other form? 15. Which tastes sweeter to humans, glucose or fructose? 16. Are soil particles more positively charged or more negatively charged? 17. The major role of chitin is “structural” and it is found mostly in plants. T or F? 18. Men and women look different, but how similar are estrogen and testosterone? 19. For what is Carl von Linne best known? 20. What are the seven main categories in the system of classifying organisms? 21. “Kingdom” is the “largest” cagetory. How many are there according to your textbook? 22. Did the first organisms to inhabit Earth have nucleii? What are organisms having nucleii called? 23. Which can live in more extreme conditions, archaebacteria or eubacteria? 24. What organisms likely generated most of the oxygen we breathe? 25. HOW does soil pH affect soil productivity?
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This note was uploaded on 03/19/2008 for the course ISB 202 taught by Professor Johnson during the Winter '08 term at Michigan State University.

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