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bio 2018 - Chapter 1: Introduction: Evolution and the Foundations of Biology
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Which of the following statements best distinguishes hypotheses from theories in science?
hypotheses usually are relatively narrow in scope; theories have broad explanatory power
Which of the following is a prokaryotic domain?
A controlled experiment is one that .
tests experimental and control groups in parallel
What is the appropriate term for a group of all the individuals that can mate with each other living within a specified area?
Energy ___ an ecosystem, whereas chemical elements __
flows through; cycle within it
How is the information encoded in DNA actually used by organisms?
The information in DNA is transcribed to RNA and then translated into protein.
All the organisms on your campus make up .
What is the primary source of energy that makes life on Earth possible?
Which of the following sequences correctly lists life's hierarchy of levels of organization from lowest to highest?
Molecule, organelle, cell, tissue, organ, organism
A scientific theory is _____
a well-supported concept that has broad explanatory power
Which of the following is the fundamental unit of structure and function in living organisms?
Eukaryotic organisms that decompose dead organisms and absorb dissolved nutrients from their surroundings would be found in which kingdom?
The process that accounts for the unity and the diversity of life is ____
With evolution as the core theme of biology, we can explain traits shared by organisms as evidence of and traits that differ among organisms as evidence of ____
descent from a common ancestor; adaptation through natural selection
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