Biology 121 Practice Exam 1 1This practice test is the same length as the lecture exam, and the questions are about the same level of difficulty. I wrote them all, so the style is similar too. You may find it useful to study the review questions at the end of the text chapters. Most test questions come from lecture, but you are responsible for both text and lecture material. Good luck! 1. Approximately how many different journals (technical periodicals) comprise the primary literature of biology? a.900 b.9,000 c.90,000 2. Our textbook is an example of: a.primary scientific literature b.secondary scientific literature c.tertiary scientific literature 3. Objective information: 4. In the following example of the hypothetico-deductive method, which item is the hypothesis? 4. a.What is the shape is the earth? 5. Galileo's conflict with the Catholic Church occurred because he did not: The shape of the earth may be round. c.If so, can reach east by sailing west. d.Columbus' voyage. e.none of the above. 6. Which of the following exhibits all seven characteristics of a living organism? 7. An organism that obtains its energy and materials from organic molecules is called a(n): a.autotroph. b.heterotroph. c.chemotroph. d.cryptobiote. 8. Homeostasis refers to a constancy which is the result of:
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