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Holt McDougal Biology: Online Textbook Help Final Exam

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Question 1 1.

Which of the following statements does NOT represent the idea of heritability by acquired characteristics?

I. A body builder develops stronger muscles during the course of his life, so his son will be strong as well.

II. A cat that lost its tail will produce offspring with shorter tails.

III. Over time, a population of heavily striped zebras increased over those without as much striping, as the heavily striped ones had a competitive advantage over the zebras with fewer stripes, and were, therefore, better able to reproduce.

Question 2 2. Dr. Smith is studying algae. Would she consider ponds in her research on ecological diversity? Why or why not?

Question 3 3. At what step in the scientific method does a scientist propose the problem that he or she wants to solve?

Question 4 4. While creating a project for the science fair, you know that you want to test different materials out to see which absorb the most water. Which of the following would be an example of a good hypothesis?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is NOT true of energy utilization?

Question 6 6. If you are looking through an eyepiece with 10x magnification, and the objective lens you're using is 40x magnification, what is the total magnification of the image?

Question 7 7. We are only aware of 10,000 species of birds. Given that fact, where would an ornithologist most likely concentrate their research to discover new bird species?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is a p-value that would show statistical significance?

Question 9 9. How does DNA technology contribute to the agricultural industry?

Question 10 10. Why is the compound microscope named as such?

Question 11 11. The ability to do work is referred to as ...

Question 12 12. Which part of the microscope do you look through to see a magnified image?

Question 13 13. Which of the following reactions is endergonic?

Question 14 14. A hurricane hit an island where the only trees were palm trees. What might a biologist say about the ecosystem after the hurricane?

Question 15 15. Which parts do you use to carry the microscope?

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