HW12 - HW12 Q1 One of the characteristics of living matter...

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HW12 Q1 One of the characteristics of living matter is the ability to maintain a relatively constant internal environment. Which of the following is the term that denotes this characteristic? a. Reproduction b. Metabolism c. Homestasis d. Growth Q2 Which of the following statements concerning cells is INCORRECT? a. The cell is the basic unit of life. b. A cell is smaller than an atom. c. A cell consists of compartments and fluid. d. Cells become specialized cells by division. Q3 Which of the following statements concerning the second law of thermodynamics is INCORRECT? a. The second law states that a spontaneous change in an isolated system results in an increase in disorder. b. Increases in disorder of matter means organized structures tend to become less organized over time. c. Increases in disorder of energy means energy degrades to heat. d. A spontaneous change requires the continuous input of energy from an external source. Q4 Which of the following statements concerning the
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This note was uploaded on 10/19/2011 for the course CHEM 83 taught by Professor Bonk,j during the Fall '08 term at Duke.

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HW12 - HW12 Q1 One of the characteristics of living matter...

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