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1

Breakdown of what begins in the small intestines

Fats

2

In Geology, which is considered a significant departure from previous ideas

A Paradigm Shift

3

Which terms describes the increase in alleles that permits a species to survive and reproduce better in an environment from generation to generation

Adaptation

4

Which nervous systems directs the body's fight or flight responses

Sympathetic

5

Which method is used in quantitative investigation

Numerical Information

6

Which taxonomic ranks is the most general

Phylum

7

Water undergoes relatively minor temperature and phase changes compare to other substances due to both its

High specific heat and high heat of vaporization

8

A new species of bread mold that is genetically similar to red bread mold Neurospra crassa is discovered; however, it is physically similar to the mold Aspergillus nidulans. Based on current classification system, which of the following is the proper classification for this new species

Neurospora Novus

9

What is an example of hydrocarbons containing double bonds

C4 H8

10

What represents the correct order of the scientific process

Hypothesis, data, analysis

11

What organ system supplies the body's cells with oxygen and nutrients

Cardiovascular

12

Blood passes through ...... after leaving the right ventricle during contraction of the heart

Pulmonary artery

13

Which system supplies the body with oxygen and removes carbon dioxide

Respiratory

14

What is responsible for the peristalsis that occur in the digestive tract

Smooth muscle

15

A proton should have what two characteristics when compared to the charge and mass of an electron

An opposite charge and a larger mass

16

The spine is part of which system

Skeletal

17

If two gases (A and B) that have detectable odors and the same temperature are release simultaneously on one side of a room, and the odor of Gas A is noticed 1 minute before that of gas B, what conclusion can be made

Gas B has a higher density than gas A

18

What describes a substance that is completely ionized in its solution and has a ph of 27

Strong Acid

19

In which organ are immune cells produced

Bone marrow

20

The heart is located .... the sternum

Behind

21

A research student is determining the pollen count for a 24 hr period in a given location. The students data would be most reliable if he decided to count the pollen in ......

Multiple decimeter squares for one morning and one afternoon

22

When two closely related species of flour beetles T. confusum and T. Castaneum, were placed in a culture in equal numbers. T Castaneum increased in numbers while T. Confusum experienced population decline. The growth difference in the changes of population most likely indicate that the energy consumption efficiency of T Castaneum is ......T. Confusum

Greater than

23

Exchange of oxygen occurs in which respiratory system

Alveoli

24

What is true of fertility rates

They are higher in less-developed countries

25

Consider an atom that processes 8 protons, 9 neurons, and 7 electrons. This atom will have an overall charge of ........ and will have an overall mass of .... AMU

+1; 17

26

Enzyme activity is driven by which internal factor

Amino Acid structure

27

A new organism has been recently discovered in the ocean. All that is known of the organism's cellular structure is that it lacks a membrane bound nucleus. What indicates how this organism will be classified in terms of cell type?

Prokaryote

28

Where do mutations in human DNA originate?

Genotype

29

Which organelles found in heterotrophs is similar to the chloroplast?

mitochondria

30

UUA-GCG-AUA-CGC mRNA

AAT-CGC-TAT-GCG Gene

31

Which organelles give rough endoplasmic reticulum (ER) its signature rough characteristics

Ribosomes

32

DNA is to genes what amino acids are to.......

Protein

33

Atoms having ..... bonds complete one another by the donation and acceptance of electrons to form stable outer electronic shells

Ionic

34

Mutation in what cell can be passed on to future generations

Germ Cells

35

KOH + H2SO4 - H2O + K2SO4 What balances this acid/base reaction

2 KOH + H2SO4 - 2 H2O + K2SO4

36

DNA Codons encode

Amino Acids

37

During cell replication, what material is duplicated by polymerase enzymes

DNA

38

What nitrogenous base is unique to RNA

Uracil

39

A difference of two units on the PH scale represents a concentration difference of

100

40

A research student predicts that rats raised in a stimulating environment will learn faster than rats raised in an isolated environment, This prediction corresponds with what scientific method?

Formulating an hypothesis

41

The electron configuration for a certain neutral atom is 1s22s22p63s23p64s2, this atom number also has a mass atom of 42. What indicates the number of protons and neurons in this atom?

20 protons; 22 neutrons

42

Consider 0.050 KG of water vapor at boiling point. What amount of heat is necessary to fully condense gas? (The heat of condensation is 540 calories/gram)

-27,000 calories

43

A normal individual (XX) mates with an individual who is homozygous for a recessive trait (xx). What percentage of offspring will be carriers of the recessive trait?

100%

44

Meiosis occurs in which cell?

Germ Cells

45

The liquid state of a substance is considered to have a .... shape and a .... volume

Changing; fixed

46

Which stars will provide the greatest energy for earth?

The Sun

47

A researcher conducts a study to examine the effects that time spent in extracurricular involvement has on college entrance exam scores. The extracurricular involvement is classified as what type of variable?

independent

48

When an automobile travelling at 60 miles an hour is brought to a rapid stop the two types of energy involved are?

Kinetic and heat