Bio 101- Final Exam - Questions from Quizzes

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D

Which of the following would best represent what a scientific hypothesis is?

A) An individuals personal guess to an unanswered question that no one has tried to answer previously
B) The conclusion that one draws after experimental data has been gathered
C) Is the same as a theory, the two items are interchangeable
D) A potential, testable explanation for an observed phenomenon
E) All of these
F) None of these

E

Which of the following are examples of or are types of Carbohydrates?

A) Galactose
B) Fructose
C) Surcose
D) Maltose
E) All of these
F) None of these

A

A type of reasoning that makes use of known general rules (or known phenomena) to predict results or events is known as what type of reasoning?

A) Deductive
B) Interactive
C) Inductive
D) Delusional
E) All of these
F) None of these

C

What number root word is INCORRECTLY paired with the English equivalent?

A) Tri = three
B) Mono = one
C) Penta = two
D) Novem = Nine
E) All of these are incorrectly paired
F) None of these are incorrectly paired

A

What topic did Dr. Steve present as an example of Bio 101 research project during the first class?

A) Malaria
B) Manatees
C) Lightning McQueen
D) Dung Beetles
E) All of these
F) None of these

C

What is the standard unit for MASS measurement in the metric system?

A) Meter
B) Liter
C) Gram
D) Celsius
E) All of these
F) None of these

A

The ability to perpetuate one's own kind - or to leave offspring, is what life characteristic?

A) Reproduction
B) Photosynthesis
C) Respiration
D) Metabolism
E) All of these
F) None of these

B

Which of the following is one of the 10 characteristics of life we discussed in class?

A) Glycogen
B) Metabolism
C) Hypothesis
D) Celsius
E) All of these
F) None of these

A

VOLUME is represented by what basic unit of measure in the metric system?

A) Liter
B) Gram
C) Meter
D) Celsius
E) All of these
F) None of these

B

Which of the following is an example of a Monosaccharide (a simple sugar)

A) Triglyceride
B) Glucose
C) Starch
D) DNA
E) All of these
F) None of these

A

What scientific discipline is focused on the "Study of life"

A) Biology
B) Lifeology
C) Hypothesis construction
D) Scientific Theory Development
E) All of these
F) None of these

B

Which of the following is an example of a Polysaccharide (a complex carbohydrate)

A) Maltose
B) Starch
C) Surcose
D) Glucose
E) All of these
F) None of these

C

A chromosome in an offspring that was contributed from the male parent is known as what type of chromosome?

A) Feline
B) Maternal
C) Paternal
D) Homozygous
E) All of these
F) None of these

D

If each allele of a homologous chromosome pair is different, the allele pair would be genetically considered a __________.

A) A homozygous allele pair
B) Hydrophobic allele pair
C) Homeostasis allele pair
D) Heterozygous allele pair
E) All of these
F) None of these

B

What is the nitrogenous base would one expect to be present in a DNA molecule but absent from an RNA molecule?

A) Third
B) Thymine
C) Uracil
D) Adenine
E) All of these
F) None of these

B

The term Hydrophillic would best be applied to something that is what?

A) Water fearing
B) Water loving
C) On a liquid diet
D) Has a big appetite
E) All of these
F) None of these

A

The sex chromosome combination "XX" would be expected to produce a _________

A) Female
B) Male
C) Heterozygous recessive
D) Phenylketonuria
E) All of these
F) None of these

D

Which of the following is the standard unit that one would use for a LINEAR measurement in the Metric System?

A) Fahrenheit
B) Celsius
C) Gram
D) Meter
E) All of these
F) None of these

A

The water property that would best fir the following statement is: "An attraction between similar substances"

A) Cohesion
B) Metabolism
C) Solvent
D) Distillation
E) All of these
F) None of these

A

The genetic arrangement of having two sets of chromosomes in the cell (one maternal set and one paternal set: which is the configuration in all the cells of your body except one cell type) is what genetic arrangement?

A) Diploid
B) Phenylketonuria
C) Prokaryotic
D) Haploid
E) All of these
F) None of these

C

A carrot plant would typically be expected to have white type of root system?

A) Ribosome root system
B) Flowering root system
C) Tap root system
D) Fibrous root system
E) All of these
F) None of these

C

The pathogen that can cause certain diseases like Mad Cow disease, Chronic Wasting Disease and CDJ in humans is what type of pathogen?

A) Exotoxin virus
B) Bacteria
C) Prion
D) Ribosome
E) All of these
F) None of these

C

The process by which a cell from a malignant tumor would leave the tumor, migrate and invade another part of the body is known as what process

A) Hitch-hiking
B) Binary Fission
C) Metastasis
D) Angiogenesis
E) All of these
F) None of these

E

Which of the following are biological accomplishments that result from proper cell division?

A) Growth of the organism
B) Replace old/dead or injured cells
C) Asexual reproduction
D) Produce gametes for sexual reproduction
E) All of these
F) None of these

A

Which option has the correct 2 basic components of a plant?

A) Shoots and roots
B) Shoots and ladders
C) Shoots and leaves
D) Shooters in beer
E) All of these
F) None of these

C

A BACILLUS type of bacterium would be which shape when viewed microscopically

A) Spiral or spring shaped
B) Round or berry shaped
C) Rod or staff shaped
D) Ice cream cone shaped
E) All of these
F) None of these

E

Which of the following are examples of potential pollinators for flowering plants?

A) Wind
B) Insect
C) Bat
D) Water
E) All of these
F) None of these

D

A virus is composed of 2 very basic components. Which option has the correct 2 components

A) Edotoxin-exotoxin
B) DNA-RNA-Pollen
C) Genetic material-photosynthesis
D) Genetic material-protein coat
E) All of these
F) None of these

D

Which of the following is best categorized as a non-cellular infectious agent?

A) Prokaryote
B) Bacteria
C) Any in-law
D) Virus
E) All of these
F) None of these

D

Bacteria are so small that 100 of them could fit on the very tip of the point on a straight pin. This statement is

A) Totally insane
B) Completely false
C) Accurate for eukaryotic bacteria only
D) Completely true
E) All of these
F) None of these

100

How many gallons of water does the typical person use each day?

F

Which of these terms wold best be applied to the following statement: "The amount of energy needed to raise 1 gram water by 1 degree celsius"

A) Cohesion
B) Adhesion
C) Solvent
D) Distillation
E) All of these
F) None of these

A

What number root is incorrectly paired with the English equivalent

A) Septo = nine
B) Deca = ten
C) Hexa = Six
D) Quadra = Four
E) All of these
F) None of these

D

A chemical or agent that is known to induce cancer is known as a _______

A) Photosynthesis
B) Phenylketonuria
C) Trisomy
D) Carcinogen
E) All of these
F) None of these

E

Which of the following are structures (components) that would be expected to occur in both Eukaryotic and Prokaryotic cells?

A) Ribosome
B) DNA and RNA molecule
C) Phospholipid bi-layer membrane
D) Chromosome
E) All of these
F) None of these

D

Which of the following is one of the two tumor types we discussed when discussing cancer?

A) Karyotype
B) Lysosome
C) Mitosis
D) Malignant
E) All of these
F) None of these

B

If the result from crossing a dominant Red flower plant with a recessive White flower plant is an individual with a pink flower, the gene for flower color is an example of

A) Homozygous recessive
B) Incomplete dominance
C) Heterozygous Dominant
D) Co-Dominance
E) All of these
F) None of these

A

Cell division that results in the formation of 4 genetically different Haploid cells is?

A) Meiosis
B) Flagella
C) Mitosis
D) Cilia
E) All of these
F) None of these

D

What is the expected "Haploid" number of chromosomes that would occur in a typical human cell?

A) Homozygous
B) 46
C) 46
D) 23
E) All of these
F) None of these

A

The "Ratio of the size of the image to the actual size of the object" is best described as what microscopic property?

A) Magnification
B) Recessive allele
C) Nanometer
D) Cellulose
E) All of these
F) None of these

B

The expression of the alleles that an individual carries; the observable traits that an individual has is genetically known as what?

A) Genotype
B) Phenotype
C) Homeostasis
D) Heterozygous Recessive
E) All of these
F) None of these

AB-

What is the rarest blood type in the world?

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