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Biology B Study
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Introduced species often take over an ecosystem because they usually _____.
have no competitors
What does deforestation mean?
to clear out forests
People are more affected by technology than science because technology _____.
includes things that people need and use
What term do scientists use to describe all the different forms of life on Earth?
Products that are created to solve problems in new ways result from advances in _____.
How does the ozone layer high in the atmosphere protect life on Earth?
It absorbs the sun's harmful ultraviolet radiation
What human disease can result from exposure to ultraviolet radiation from the sun?
Conservation biology uses ecological information to restore damaged _____.
To reduce chances of system failure, engineers may use _____ .
_____ use resources and scientific information to design ways to solve problems.
What is the purpose of a patent?
To protect ownership of a new technology
Which action is harmful to organisms living in water ecosystems?
Which is an important source of carbon monoxide emissions that contributes to the greenhouse effect?
What type of unhealthful air pollution occurs when ozone near the ground mixes with other polluting gases?
How does an endangered species differ from a threatened species?
An endangered species is near extinction.
Which material inside bones is responsible for making blood cells?
red marrow/bone marrow
The thin outer layer of the skin is called the _____.
What happens to food material that cannot be digested?
It is eliminated as feces
What is the function of spongy material called red marrow?
It makes blood cells
When the left ventricle contracts, blood flows to the _____.
Which process moves food through the esophagus?
Which blood vessel receives blood from the head, arms, and neck?
superior vena cava
Which structure(s) carry oxygen-rich blood away from the heart?
Which action removes carbon dioxide from the body?
What is the job of the tendons?
to attach muscles to bones
Which system consists of the body's outer covering?
What is the normal heart rate of an adult who is sitting quietly?
The _____ system includes the lungs.
What can result if calcium is not replaced in bone tissue?
Which sequence correctly shows the path of carbon dioxide during respiration?
body cells, alveoli, capillaries
Which part of the skin keeps in heat?
Which organ is involved in ingestion?
Which shows the correct order in which food moves during digestion?
stomach, small intestine, large intestine
What is NOT a function of the skeletal system?
which event signals the brain to breathe?
increased blood levels of carbon dioxide
During inhalation, air moves from the larynx directly to the _____.
Which of these body systems is involved in coordinating and controlling body movements and responses?
Oxygen-rich blood from the lungs enters the heart at what structure?
Which organs are involved in elimination?
Large intestine, rectum, and anus
Where does gas exchange occur?
Where does spermatogenesis take place?
The ability of an organism to maintain internal conditions is called ______.
Which glands produce hormones that increase metabolic activity and increase blood levels of glucose?
_____ produce and secrete antibodies.
How does fever help fight germs?
It stops bacteria from growing
Which is a way for the body to conserve water during periods of heavy sweating?
It can filter less water out of the blood.
What is the spinal cord?
a thick bundle of nerves
Which structure connects a placenta to an embryo?
The part of the brain that is responsible for balance is the ______.
Low blood levels of which substance would cause the release of more ADH into the blood?
Which statement is true of antibodies?
They directly attack T cells.
The control center of the body is the _____.
Which area of the cerebral cortex is used for short-term memory?
Semen and urine both exit the body through the _____.
Which is one way that skin helps protect the body from infection?
skin keeps germs out of the body
What happens when an antibody binds an antigen?
Which structure controls the amount of light that enters the eye?
When a person feels scared or excited, glands secrete a hormone called _____.
what is the function of the placenta?
It nourishes the embryo
In which organ of the female reproductive system does a sperm fertilize an egg?
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