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Chapter 1 Quiz - Chapter 1 An Introduction to Biology...

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Chapter 1 An Introduction to Biology Student: ___________________________________________________________________________ 1. The simplest structure shared among all living organisms is the A. gut. B. cell. C. photosynthetic chloroplast. D. community. E. nucleus. 2. Which of the following is likely NOT a common feature shared among all living organisms? A. All living organisms use energy. B. All living organisms maintain organization. C. All living organisms have evolved over the course of many generations. D. All living organisms maintain some level of homeostasis. E. All living organisms are composed of similar structures. 3. All living organisms respond and adjust to their environments. The process through which this occurs is called A. photosynthesis. B. metabolism. C. adaptation. D. growth and development. E. genomics. 4. The process by which organisms maintain a stable internal environment in the face of a fluctuating external environment is called A. metabolism. B. cellular respiration. C. growth and development. D. homeostasis. E. functional proteomics and genomics. 5. Polypeptides (proteins) are composed of amino acids as ______ are composed of DNA. A. genes B. RNA C. proteomes D. lipids E. metabolites
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6. We maintain a fairly constant body temperature despite exposures to different seasons or external temperatures. This is achieved through our capacity to A. adapt to changing environments. B. regulate body temperature. C. maintain homeostasis. D. All of these choices are correct. E. None of these choices are correct. 7. All of the chemical reactions used to break down nutrients and build up components within the body are collectively known as A. anabolism. B. catabolism. C. metabolism. D. proteolysis. E. hydrolysis. 8. Which level of organization includes all others? A. cell B. tissue C. organ D. organism E. population 9. Which level of organization is required for all others to form? A. cell B. tissue C. organ D. organism E. population 10. When cells associate with each other they form A. atoms. B. molecules. C. macromolecules. D. tissues.
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This note was uploaded on 10/29/2010 for the course BIO 1300 taught by Professor E.m during the Spring '10 term at N.C. Central.

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