naz tst2 - Question 1 5 points Which of these is a...

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Question 1 5 points Save Which of these is a peculiarity of form, function, or behavior that promotes the likelihood of a species' continued existence? evolution metabolism adaptation homeostasis photosynthesis Question 2 5 points Save What is the name of all the chemical energy transformations that occur within a cell? evolution metabolism adaptation homeostasis photosynthesis Question 3 5 points Save Which of the following does NOT represent homeostasis? Sensors detect CO 2 levels in the blood and trigger an increase or decrease in the rate of breathing. When body temperature drops, you shiver to generate heat; when your body heats up, you sweat and the evaporation cools you. Feelings of hunger and then fullness affect the length of time and quantity of food you eat, keeping your weight near a "set point." Energy is captured by plants, then transferred to consumers and decomposers, and eventually lost as heat. Cells adjusting the openings on the bottom of leaves respond to differences in water stress in order to maintain moisture inside the leaf. Question 4 5 points Save Which of the following characteristics is NOT required for the life of an individual organism to continue?
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to be organized to respond to metabolize to reproduce Question 5 5 points Save Organisms belonging to the same _____ would be the most closely related. kingdom phylum family class order Question 6 5 points Save Which statement is FALSE about nearly all living things? Living things are made up of cells. Living things must obey the laws of chemistry and physics. Living things show biological organization and other common characteristics of life. Emergent properties can be used to distinguish living things from nonliving things. Living things are composed only of organic elements, whereas nonliving things are made up of inorganic elements. Question 7 5 points Save Which of the following is NOT one of the characteristics of living organisms? to be organized to respond to grow to metabolize All of the choices are characteristics of living organisms. Question 8 5 points Save A university biology department wishes to hire a scientist to work on the relationships among the wolves, moose, trees and physical features on an island. If you were charged with writing the job announcement, you should title the position
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population geneticist. molecular biologist. community ecologist. organismic physiologist. island zoologist. Question 9 5 points Save Which of the following organisms is NOT ultimately dependent on the sun as a source of energy? A night-blooming flower is pollinated by night-flying bats. An underground earthworm avoids the sun. A cave fish feeds on debris that washes down to it. All of the choices ARE ultimately dependent on the sun.
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This note was uploaded on 03/13/2010 for the course BIOLOGY 151 taught by Professor Shoba during the Spring '10 term at Community College of Allegheny County.

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naz tst2 - Question 1 5 points Which of these is a...

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