Biology Chapter 1

  1. Which of the following is NOT a property of life?

    A. Energy utilization
  2. Which is the correct order of hierarchical levels of living systems?

    C. Cellular, organismal, population, community, ecosystem
  3. The process of inductive reasoning involves...

    C. the use of specific observations to develop general principles
  4. What is the significance of Pasteur's experiment to test the germ hypothesis?

    A. It proved that heat can sterilize a broth.
  5. Which of the following is NOT an example of reductionism?

    D. An evaluation of the overall behavior of a cell
  6. How is the process of natural selection different from that of artificial selection?

    B. Artificial selection is a result of human intervention.
  7. How does the fossil record help support the theory of evolution by natural selection?

    D. Both a and b.
  8. The theory of evolution by natural selection is a good example of how science continues because...

    B. It makes predictions that have been tested by a variety of approaches.
  9. How does the field of molecular genetics help support the concept of evolution?

    C. Comparison of genes represent a relationship between all living things.
  10. The cell theory states...

    D. All living things are made up of cells.
  11. The molecule DNA is important to biological systems because

    C. It can be replicated.
  12. In which domain of life would you find only single-celled organisms?

    D. Both b and c
  13. Evolutionary conservation occurs when a characteristic is...

    B. important to the life of an organism
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Biology Chapter 1