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5 Matching questions

  1. inheritance of acquired traits
  2. peptide bond
  3. photoperiodism
  4. protein
  5. style
  1. a The shaft of the pistil that leads from the stigma down into the ovary.
  2. b The bond between the amino acids in a protein. Formed by dehydration synthesis.
  3. c 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.
  4. d
    macromolecule that contains carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, and nitrogen; needed by the body for growth and repair and to make up enzymes
  5. e A crucial, and incorrect, aspect of Lamarck's theory of evolution. Lamarck believed that the traits a parent acquired during its lifetime would be passed on to its offspring.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Animals that are unable to retain heat produced by metabolic activities. Also known as ectothermic. The metabolism of cold-blooded animals is greatly influenced by climate and temperature.
  2. Fluid-filled structure within the ear that can detect balance.
  3. The study of biological classification.
  4. Vascular tissue composed of cells that are living at maturity; transports the products of photosynthesis throughout the plant body.
  5. Asexual reproductive process in which a small portion of the cell membrane and cytoplasm receive a nucleus and pinch off from the parent cell.

5 True/False questions

  1. LeeuwenhoekAntonie van,Dutch clothing salesman (1632-1723) who made the first observations of bacteria and protozoa using single-lens microscopes of his own design.


  2. phagocytosisSynthesizing organic compounds by energy derived from chemical reactions rather than from the energy of the sun. Chemosynthetic organisms are autotrophs.


  3. imprintingInstinctual 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.


  4. circadian rhythmsBehavior cycles that depend on time of day.


  5. ecosystemA community of organisms and its abiotic environment.