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Ch 1 Vocab Test

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6 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. The group in an experiment that is lacking (as best as possible) the effects of the IV.
  2. Laws allow scientiest to make predictions. Usually associated with a formula. Ex: Law of gravity allows us to make predictions about the force of gravity.
  3. The study of life.
  4. All of the genes in an organism, including mitochondrial DNA.
  5. The study of how organisms interact with their environment.
  6. Things that must remain the same between the experimental group AND the control group.

6 True/False Questions

  1. HeredityThe transmission of traits (via genes) from one generation to the next.

          

  2. HypothesisThe maintenance of stable internal conditions in an organism.

          

  3. GeneA sequence of DNA that codes for a specific trait. Sometimes 1 gene = 1 trait; also many genes can = 1 trait

          

  4. ExperimentA controlled way of isolating 1 variable (IV) and comparing the result with a control (does not have IV applied)

          

  5. HomeostasisThe maintenance of stable internal conditions in an organism.

          

  6. Scientific TheoryLaws allow scientiest to make predictions. Usually associated with a formula. Ex: Law of gravity allows us to make predictions about the force of gravity.

          

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