Biology Final Exam

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Biology Final Exam
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  1. Abiogenesis
    The idea that life can arise from non-living things.
  2. Autotroph
    An organism that can produce it's own food
  3. Homeostatsis
    Maintaining a constant internal environment.
  4. Sessile
    Cannot move
  5. Anabolic
    building up molecules
  6. Cyclosis
    The circulation of the cytoplasm within the cell.
  7. Aerobic
    Including oxygen
  8. Biogenesis
    living things arise only from other living things.
  9. Motile
    able to move.
  10. Catabolic
    breaking down
  11. Anaerobic
    without oxygen
  12. Stimulus
    evokes a functional reaction
  13. Metabolic
    The sum of all anabolic or catabolic reactions
  14. Heterotroph
    an organism that has to consume another organism to obtain nutrients
  15. What are 10 characteristics of living things?
    • 1. Maintain its boundaries
    • 2. Movement
    • 3. Ability to respond to stimuli
    • 4. Digestion
    • 5. Metabolism
    • 6. Excretion
    • 7. Reproduction
    • 8. Growth
    • 9. Exhibit homeostasis
    • 10. Capacity to evolve
  16. are viruses considered to be alive?
    No, they do not have cells, and cannot reproduce if not feeding on a host.
  17. 7 steps of the scientific method (IN ORDER!)
    • 1.State the Problem
    • 2.Gather Information
    • 3.Form a hypothesis
    • 4.Test the hypothesis
    • 5.Analyze Data
    • 6.Make a conclusion
    • 7.Report Results
  18. independent variable
    Unchanged, like time
  19. Dependent variable
    Dependent on something else
  20. Control Variables
    a regular situation
  21. 8 categories of the current classification system?
    • -Domain
    • -Kingdom
    • -Phylum
    • -Class
    • -Order
    • -Family
    • -Genus
    • -Species
  22. Characteristics of Archea
    • prokaryotic
    • under extreme conditions
  23. characteristics of Bacteria
    • all prokaryotic,
    • some do photosynthesis some are decomposers
  24. characteristics of Eukaryota
    • eukaryotes
    • both autotrophs and heterotrophs
  25. Which electrons are involved in bonding?

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