Botany Exam - Botany Exam 1 Practice 1 Something to be true...

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Botany Exam # 1: Practice 1. Something to be true through observation and measurement? ____________ 2. What are the six steps of the scientific method? 3. ___________ is a method to understand the natural world in an unbiased way, NOT a collection of FACTS! 4. _________________ states that “simple explanations are preferred to be complex ones.” (Simple is better!) 5. The study of the end, purpose of things; explains nature based on design or purpose ______________ 6. What answer is teleological? Why are flowers colorful? a) For Humans to enjoy them, attract pollinating insects. b) Contain compounds that absorb wavelength of light and reflect other flowers. 7. A reproductively isolated group of organisms with a common gene pool and “similar” physical characteristics? ____________________ 8. Describing, naming, and classifying organisms? _____________________ 9. Linnaeus classified organisms that reproduce sexually through the _______________________________ 10. Linnaeus classified and named over ___________ species. 11. People thought that the way that Linnaeus sexually classified plants was __________. 12. Prior to Linnaeus plants had long, not standardized, and hard to remember names called _______________. 13. How would you correctly write genus species? _______________ 14. Names for organisms come from both _____ and ________ words. 15. People who study and name organisms? ______________ 16. People who figure out the evolutionary relationships between organisms? _______________ 17. In 1990 Carl Woese reorganized the six kingdoms into 3 domains, what are they? _______________ __________________________ _______________ 18. Out of 1.5 billion species that have evolved, how many are alive today? ________ 19. What is the name of a body cell? _________ 20. Is a cell with 2 sets of DNA in the nucleus? _______________. 21. DNA coiled into chromosomes found in pairs (homologous chromosomes)? _________________ 22. How many diploid cells do humans have?________________Plants?________________ 23. Typical reproductive cells of plants and animals? ____________ 24. One Cell divides and make two new cells, occurs in regions of cell division? __________________ 25. One diploid cell divides and makes four haploid cells, occurs in reproductive structures?
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Botany Exam - Botany Exam 1 Practice 1 Something to be true...

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