5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- amino acid
- endocrine system
- Calvin cycle
- a Light-independent phase of photosynthesis, where carbon dioxide is fixed to a three-carbon compound used to form glucose. ATP and NADH are consumed in this cycle. Also called the Calvin-Benson cycle or the dark reactions.
- b Control system of the body that functions by releasing hormones into the bloodstream.
The monomer of a protein. A central carbon attached to an amino group (-NH2), a carboxyl group (-COOH), and a hydrogen atom (-H). The fourth group is variable and defines the amino acid's chemical identity.
- d Instinctual behavior in which social bonds are formed during early development. Typically used with the example of a newly hatched bird or other animal identifying and treating the first moving object it sees as its mother.
- e One in a class of plant hormones that stimulates (among other things) cell elongation, secondary tissue growth, and fruit development.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Region near the top of the nasal cavity with chemoreceptors and neurons that inform the sense of smell.
- The main component of the cytoplasm. It is a grayish, gel-like liquid containing the nucleus, organelles, and cytoskeleton.
- Part of the brain responsible for the control of involuntary functions such as breathing, cardiovascular regulation, and swallowing.
- The development of a species through evolution. A species forms when its members become reproductively isolated from all other organisms. Speciation can occur through geographic separation that eliminates gene flow or through adaptive radiation.
- A group of closely connected and similar cells that cooperate to generate a specific structure or specialized function within an organism.
5 True/False questions
population → A rigid, chitinous protective structure that surrounds the bodies of arthropods and provides support.
gallbladder → An organ that stores the bile produced by the liver and releases it to the small intestine during digestion.
synapse → The unique role a population plays in a community. A niche includes all characteristics that define the way a population exists in a community, from where the members live to what they eat, when they sleep, and how they reproduce.
consumer → Consumers are heterotrophic organisms within the food web of a community. In the trophic levels of the food chain, primary consumers consume producers, secondary consumers consume primary consumers, and tertiary consumers consume secondary consumers.
blood → Roughly spherical underground bud containing additional buds that can develop asexually into new plants.