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Fruit Fly Behavior: Biology Lab

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Which answer describes a characteristic that is used to identify female fruit flies?

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1. Which of these defines the Greek root 'taxia'?

2. A change in an organism's environment is referred to as its:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet can be used to assess your understanding of fruit fly behavior. You will be quizzed on the anatomy of fruit flies.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz/worksheet combo can be used to assess your knowledge of:

  • Ways to identify female fruit flies
  • The Greek root word for taxia
  • Controlled variables

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet combo can be used to help you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related fruit fly lesson
  • Interpreting information - access the knowledge you have gained regarding fruit flies
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding controlled variables and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about fruit flies, review the corresponding lesson Fruit Fly Behavior: Biology Lab. This lesson will help you:

  • Define drosophila melanogaster
  • Investigate fruit fly behavior
  • Identify parts of a fruit fly
  • Compare and contrast male and female fruit flies
  • Determine what a standardized variable is used for
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