5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- medulla oblongata
- a An interior skeleton found in vertebrates made of bone and cartilage.
- b An organism's response to the length of day and night within a 24-hour period (photoperiod); in many plants, this phenomenon determines when flowering occurs.
- c Part of the brain responsible for the control of involuntary functions such as breathing, cardiovascular regulation, and swallowing.
- d Vessel that carries blood away from the heart and has thick, elastic, muscular walls that can dilate or contract to control blood pressure within the vessels. Blood in arteries is oxygenated, with the exception of the blood in the pulmonary artery.
- e The process in which haploid sperm cells form through meiotic division.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Form of endocytosis during which liquids are taken into the cell through the invagination of the cell membrane.
- The series of codons that make up an organism's DNA.
- The central element of life. Carbon has the ability to form bonds with up to four other elements or molecules at the same time.
- Temporary cytoplasmic protrusions of ameboid cells that function in movement and food uptake by phagocytosis.
- Part of the brain responsible for temperature regulation, controlling hunger and thirst, and managing water balance. It also helps generate emotion.
5 True/False Questions
phloem → A flowering plant (angiosperm) that possesses two cotyledons during embryonic development. Usually has taproots, flower parts in multiples of fours and fives, and branching veins in leaves.
stigma → A group of closely connected and similar cells that cooperate to generate a specific structure or specialized function within an organism.
endotherm → See warm-blooded.
mesophyll → Tiny, tubule structures responsible for the filtering of blood in the kidneys of vertebrates.
autonomic nervous system → Control system of the body that functions by releasing hormones into the bloodstream.