Biology Ch 1 Questions

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Biology Ch 1 Questions
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  1. Why is Earth's biodiversity greatest near the equator?
    More species can live in warm climates than in cold climates.
  2. Which of the following is not a characteristic of all living things?

    A.The ability to reproduce
    B.the ability to use energy from sunlight
    C.the ability to respond to the environment
    D.A body made of cells
    B.The ability to use energy from sunlight
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  3. What makes up Earth's biosphere?
    All the living things and their environments on Earth
  4. Which of the following statements is true about biodiversity?

    A. All the species that exist have been discovered.
    B.One half of all the known species are plants.
    C.Thousands of new species are being discovered every year.
    C.Thousands of new species are being discovered every year.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  5. How do multicellular organisms differ from unicellular organisms?
    Multicellular organisms have cells with specialized functions; the cell of a unicellular organism is not specialized for one particular function.
  6. How is adaptation related to evolution?
    Adaptations that give an organism an advantage accumulate in a population and lead to evolution of the population.
  7. True or False
    Two cells in the body that function independently is a biological system.
    True
  8. True or False
    A human sweats in hot weather and shivers in cold weather is an example of homeostasis.
    True

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