5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- inheritance of acquired traits
- peptide bond
- a The shaft of the pistil that leads from the stigma down into the ovary.
- b The bond between the amino acids in a protein. Formed by dehydration synthesis.
- 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.
macromolecule that contains carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, and nitrogen; needed by the body for growth and repair and to make up enzymes
- 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
- 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.
- Fluid-filled structure within the ear that can detect balance.
- The study of biological classification.
- Vascular tissue composed of cells that are living at maturity; transports the products of photosynthesis throughout the plant body.
- 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
Leeuwenhoek → Antonie van,Dutch clothing salesman (1632-1723) who made the first observations of bacteria and protozoa using single-lens microscopes of his own design.
phagocytosis → Synthesizing organic compounds by energy derived from chemical reactions rather than from the energy of the sun. Chemosynthetic organisms are autotrophs.
imprinting → 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.
circadian rhythms → Behavior cycles that depend on time of day.
ecosystem → A community of organisms and its abiotic environment.