Activities Quiz
1.

An organ, such as the liver, is composed of _____. (Activity 1A)

organs
populations
atoms
communities
tissues


2.

Which of these is an organ system? (Activity 1A)

stomach
mucosa
dog
digestive
gamete


3.

What are the two main types of cells? (Activity 1A)

bacteria and archaea
plant and animal
bacteria and protists
prokaryotes and eukaryotes
bacteria and eukaryotes


4.

The cell in the figure is a(n) _____ cell. (Activity 1B)

question #4

prokaryotic
fungal
animal
bacterial
plant


5.

The cell in the figure is a(n) _____ cell. (Activity 1B)

question #5

prokaryotic
bacterial
animal
archaeal
plant


6.

DNA is composed of building blocks called _____. (Activity 1C)

nucleic acids
Gs
nucleotides
adenines
amino acids


7.

In eukaryotic cells DNA has the appearance of a _____. (Activity 1C)

single strand
letter U
double helix
triple helix
circle


8.

Which of the following is a correct match of cell type with structure? (Activity 1D)

nerve cell ... closely joined
skin cell ... has a large volume
intestinal cell ... closely joined
muscle cell ... has proteins that slide back and forth
skin cell ... has long extensions


9.

Which of these provides your body with energy? (Activity 1E)

minerals
fats
oxygen
vitamins
light


10.

Plants use _____ as a source of energy. (Activity 1E)

minerals
fats
oxygen
vitamins
light


11.

What element is found in all organic compounds? (Activity 1E)

carbon
oxygen
helium
iron
nitrogen


12.

Plants obtain carbon from _____. (Activity 1E)

water
carbon dioxide
sugar
oxygen
glucose


13.

What name is given to organisms that convert the carbon in organic compounds into carbon in carbon dioxide? (Activity 1E)

autotrophs
heterotrophs
plants
recyclers
decomposers


14.

Prokaryotic cells are found in the domain(s) _____. (Activity 1G)

Bacteria and Archaea
Bacteria and Eukarya
Bacteria and Protista
Bacteria
Protista and Archaea


15.

In the five-kingdom system, prokaryotes are placed in the kingdom _____. (Activity 1G)

Protista
Animalia
Fungi
Plantae
Monera


16.

Which one of the following statements is true? (Activity 1I)

DDT does not help prevent disease from passing from agricultural animals to humans.
Cost was a major factor in the United States government's decision to ban DDT.
Many African governments concluded that the potential long-term health effects of DDT were not as serious as the immediate problem of insect control.
DDT cannot accumulate in the fat of animals.
The DDT ban in the United States has made it very difficult to control agricultural insect pests.



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