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NAME:____________________________________________________________ _____1. Which of the following is Not one of the characteristics of living organisms? a) to be organized b) to respond c) to grow d) to metabolize e) All of the above are characteristics of living organisms. _____2. Which term is based on Greek root meaning "ordered arrangement of the home"? a) biology b) biosphere c) homeostasis d) photosynthesis e) ecosystem _____3. Which of the following sequences of organization is likely to be seen in a multicellular organisms, going from smallest to largest? a) cell, organ, tissue, organism b) cell, organ, system, tissue c) cell, tissue, system, organism d) organism, system, organ, tissue e) tissue, system, cell, organ _____4. Which of the following characteristics is Not required for the life of an individual organism to continue? a) to be organized b) to respond c) to metabolize d) to reproduce _____5. One classic definition of life is "a self-replicating molecular assemblage". However, clay particles (in clay soil) contain layered aluminum and iron compounds that determine the pattern of the adjacent layers of sediment. This is technically a self-replicating molecular assemblage. a) Therefore, it is living. b) It is not living because it cannot think. c) It is not living because there is no molecular changes (or chemistry) involved. d) It is not living because there is no carbon involved; otherwise, such duplication would be living. e) It is not living because it is a simple repetitive process without the ability to evolve or respond to the environment. _____6. Which of the following organisms is Not ultimately dependent on the sun as a source of energy? a) A night blooming flower is pollinated by a night flying bat. b) An underground earthworm avoids the sun. c) A cave fish feed on debris that washes down to it. d) All of the above are ultimately dependent on the sun. _____7. What is the process by which the sun's energy is trapped as the source of energy used by virtually all living organisms? a) evolution b) metabolism c) adaptation d) homeostasis e) photosynthesis _____8. Which statement is False about nearly all living things? a) Living things are made up of cells. b) Living things must obey the laws of chemistry and physics. c) Living things show biological organization and other common characteristics of life. d) Emergent properties can be used to distinguish living things from nonliving things. e) Living things are composed only of organic elements, whereas nonliving things are made up of inorganic elements.
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_____9. What is the name of all the chemical energy transformations that occur within a cell? a) evolution
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This note was uploaded on 10/31/2011 for the course BIO 102 taught by Professor Robinson during the Spring '09 term at UPenn.

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