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AP Biology: Laboratory Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which statement correctly describes a difference between mitosis and meiosis?

Question 2 2. A student calculates a Chi-square value of 10, and, based on the degrees of freedom, compares it to the value 3.841. Which answer correctly states how this student should interpret this result?

Question 3 3. Cancer can result from which of the following?

Question 4 4. Why is Brassica rapa a good model organism for genetics studies?

Question 5 5. The type of selection that favors an extreme phenotype of one trait is called:

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Question 6 6. In the lab simulation, what happened to the standard deviation between the first and second generations, and what does this change mean?

Question 7 7. Which correctly describes how water potential affects a plant cell?

Question 8 8. What describes the relationship between a cell's surface area to volume ratio and the rate of diffusion in that cell?

Question 9 9. A biology student places an artificial cell made of dialysis tubing filled with a 1M sucrose solution into a beaker of distilled water and labels the beaker 'A'. Then she places another artificial cell filled with distilled water into a beaker of 5M sucrose solution and labels this beaker 'B'. She then weighs both artificial cells after an hour has passed. Which describes what will happen?

Question 10 10. A biology student performs the photosynthesis lab procedure discussed in this lesson. What substance is he indirectly measuring to determine the rate of photosynthesis?

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Question 11 11. A student reproduces the lab procedure discussed in this lesson using 50 leaf disks in a large beaker. She starts a timer. How will she determine the ET50 for this experiment?

Question 12 12. A student wants to make a graph showing that there is a positive correlation between the rate of photosynthesis and the amount of carbon dioxide surrounding a plant leaf. What variable should she place on the y-axis?

Question 13 13. Which ensures that the carbon dioxide produced in this experiment does not interfere with the results?

Question 14 14. Which is the correct summary equation for cellular respiration?

Question 15 15. What is the purpose of the respirometer that contains the glass beads that is in this respiration experiment?

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Question 16 16. A student makes two reaction tubes during biology lab. In one, he adds guaiacol and buffer. In another, he adds pure peroxidase and buffer. The pH of the buffer is 5; peroxidase's optimal pH is around 6. What will happen to the tube?

Question 17 17. Which term describes the part of a biochemical reaction that acts as a catalyst, and is not consumed in the reaction?

Question 18 18. Which answer correctly matches two vocabulary terms associated with biochemical reactions with the substances used in this lesson's laboratory activity?

Question 19 19. Every winter, a group of swans leaves a larger population of birds that lives Northern Canada. This small group travels to the Southern United States to breed. Which assumption of the Hardy-Weinberg theorem is most clearly being violated in this scenario?

Question 20 20. Which term describes any object or process that is used to simplify the real world?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following answers does NOT state a major assumption of the Hardy-Weinberg Theorem?

Question 22 22. Some feature that sets a group of organisms apart from the others on the cladogram is described by which of these terms?

Question 23 23. Which term describes the sum total of genetic material in an organism?

Question 24 24. Which answer describes why humans and chimpanzees are more closely related to humans and cows?

Question 25 25. What is the outcome of meiosis?

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Question 26 26. What is artificial selection?

Question 27 27. Which is the difference between diffusion and osmosis?

Question 28 28. Which of these is the correct equation for photosynthesis?

Question 29 29. Which step of cellular respiration requires oxygen and creates the most ATP?

Question 30 30. The enzyme amylase is considered to be a catabolic enzyme. Based on the information in the lesson, which of the following answer likely describes the action of this enzyme?

AP Biology: Laboratory Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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