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Old Exam Question Answers Lecture 8/24 Question from Fall 2001 1. Why is it difficult to say that a dry, dormant seed is alive according to the criteria of life dis- cussed in lecture? a. it has no cells. b. it lacks the potential for reproduction. c. it lacks the potential for evolving as a species. d. it does not exchange energy and materials with the environment. Question from Fall 2001 2. Which of the following does not characterize all living organisms? a. presence of cells. b. potential for reproduction. c. cells contain a nucleus. d. made up primarily of C, H, and O. Question from Fall 2001 3. What are the most abundant atoms in living organisms? a. Al, Si, and O. b. H and He. c. C, H, and O. d. C, O, and N. Question from Fall 2005 4. Which of the following is not a required characteristic of all living things? a. must contain water b. must have chromosomes c. must be able to evolve d. must be made up of a cell or cells Question from Fall 2006 5. Why are sperm, frozen in liquid nitrogen in a sperm bank, difficult to consider living? a.
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