TESTCH1and2 - Biology 1001 Exam 1 Study Guide Chapter 1 2 1...

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Biology 1001 Exam 1 Study Guide 1. Which of the following is/are characteristic of living organisms? a. Organized structure b. Responsiveness to stimuli c. Maintenance of homeostasis d. b and c are correct e. a, b, and c are correct 2. Which of the following is true of ALL organisms? a. They are made of many cells linked together. b. They are highly organized. c. They reproduce sexually. d. They obtain nutrients. e. All of these are true. 3. You drink a glass of lemonade, but your body's pH does not change. This is an example of how organisms: a. maintain homeostasis. b. maintain organization. c. adapt to their environment. d. are immune to acid. e. are what they eat. 4. Which of the following represents the lowest level of organization in the group? a. Biosphere b. Community c. Population d. Species e. Ecosystem 5. What is metabolism? a. The consumption of energy. b. The release of energy. c. The sum of all chemical reactions taking place in an organism. d. The production of heat by chemical reactions. e. The exchange of nutrients and waste products with the environment. 6. Which correctly indicates the sequence of increasing organization? a. molecule, cell, organelle, organ b. organelle, tissue, cell, organ c. atom, molecule, organelle, cell d. organ, tissue, cell, molecule e. cell, organ, tissue, organ system 7. Humans born without sweat glands usually do not survive. Why not? a. Sweating is an important mechanism for maintaining temperature homeostasis. b. Sweat glands create openings in the skin where gas exchange occurs.
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c. Sweating is an important way of ridding the body of excess water. d. Sweating is important for purging impurities from the body. e. Sweat builds up in the body which causes swelling and tissue damage. 8. An organism's ability to maintain internal stability when the external environment changes is termed: a. Natural selection b. Mutation c. Responsiveness d. Metabolism e. Homeostasis 9. Which of these is an organism? a. oak tree b. beetle c. dog d. bacterium e. all of these 10. The sum total of the chemical activity at the cellular level which enables an organism to meet its nutrient and energy demands is termed: a. Evolution b. Responsiveness c. Metabolism d. Growth e. Energy 11. Using his antennae, the male moth finds female moths by following a trail of airborne chemicals, called pheromones, upwind to the female producing them. This is an example of how living things. .. a. acquire nutrients b. grow c. reproduce d. respond to stimuli e. maintain homeostasis 12. A typical animal would be characterized by all of the following except a. the presence of eukaryotic cells. b. the ability to acquire nutrition through ingestion. c. the ability to grow and reproduce.
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TESTCH1and2 - Biology 1001 Exam 1 Study Guide Chapter 1 2 1...

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