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Prentice Hall Biology Chapter 1: The Science of Biology Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of all living organisms?

Question 2 2. Asexual reproduction

Question 3 3. 'Development' is best described as

Question 4 4. Blinking, sweating, and shivering are all examples of

Question 5 5. Homeostasis is

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Question 6 6. A controlled experiment tests how many variables at one time?

Question 7 7. In order for a scientist's work to be accepted, other scientists must be able to _____ the experiment.

Question 8 8. An experiment should show that a hypothesis is either:

Question 9 9. Which of the following is viewed as scientific fact with no exceptions?

Question 10 10. Which of the following summarizes an accepted hypothesis tested by many scientists?

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Question 11 11. What is the primary unit of a word called?

Question 12 12. Which type of learning approach focuses on subdivided parts?

Question 13 13. Which languages contribute to most scientific vocabulary?

Question 14 14. Which word part appears only AFTER the root?

Question 15 15. Which type of learner prefers pictures and charts?

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Question 16 16. Which step of the scientific process requires feedback from the scientific community?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is NOT one of the six key steps of the scientific method?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is NOT true about science?

Question 19 19. At what step in the scientific method does a scientist propose the problem that he or she wants to solve?

Question 20 20. A scientist is running a test of her hypothesis. Which step of the scientific method is she executing?

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Question 21 21. What is the metric unit for weight?

Question 22 22. How many seconds are in a kilosecond?

Question 23 23. How do you convert from liters to milliliters?

Question 24 24. What do meters measure?

Question 25 25. What is the metric unit for volume?

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Question 26 26. Which piece of equipment is used to see very small specimens and samples?

Question 27 27. What might you use to mix or observe substances in the lab?

Question 28 28. What is the best use of a beaker?

Question 29 29. If you are dissecting a specimen, which would you be LEAST likely to use to help you?

Question 30 30. For accurate volume measurements, which is the best piece of equipment to use?

Prentice Hall Biology Chapter 1: The Science of Biology Chapter Exam Instructions

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