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Biology Finals Practice

How well will you do on Biology Finals? Test yourself and find out! Note: Does not include cell organelle functions.



1)

What is biology?

 
 
 

2)

Organisms use ________ as their main source of energy and sometimes structural purposes.

 
 
 
 

3)

What is the scientific study of organism reactions to each other and their environments?

 
 
 
 

4)

_______ help with chemical reactions, transport molecules, and fight disease.

 
 
 
 

5)

Which of the following levels of organization from Cell to Biosphere is correct?

 
 
 
 

6)

_______ transmit and store hereditary or genetic information.

 
 
 
 

7)

Lipids can be used to __________.

 
 
 
 

8)

Which of the following feeds on both plants and animals?

 
 
 
 
 

9)

Which of the following feeds only on meat?

 
 
 
 
 

10)

What does a decomposer do?

 
 
 
 

11)

Which of the following feeds only on plants?

 
 
 
 
 

12)

What produces its own chemical energy from the sun?

 
 
 
 

13)

Each step in a food chain or web is called a ______.

 
 
 
 
 

14)

Which of the following does not go on in the water cycle?

 
 
 
 
 

15)

Which is not recycled in the biosphere? Which is?

 
 
 
 

16)

You need to know what goes on in the carbon cycle. What is missing? Photosynthesis, __________, geochemical, mixed biogeochemical human activities.

 
 
 
 

17)

Process when legumes convert nitrogen gas into ammonia:

 
 
 
 

18)

The series of predictable changes that occur in a community is called:

 
 
 

19)

Succession that occurs on land where no soil exists is called _______ Succession.

 
 
 

20)

Succession where disturbances of some kind cause changes in an existing community without removing soil.

 
 
 

21)

The scientific study of human population is called _____.

 
 
 

22)

A dramatic change in birth and death rates is called ________.

 
 
 
 

23)

Why did the human population start to grow dramatically around 500 yrs. ago?

 
 
 
 

24)

What do scientists predict the human population will be in the year 2050?

 
 
 
 

25)

What is the biggest source of environmental change?

 
 
 
 

26)

True or false: Renewable resources can be restored through natural processes, while nonrenewable can't.

 
 

27)

True or false: Sustainable Development depletes resources while using them.

 
 

28)

The sum total of the genetically based variety of all organisms is known as what?

 
 
 
 

29)

What is the greatest threat to biological diversity?

 
 
 
 

30)

Natural Situation in which heat is retained by a layer of greenhouse gases:

 
 
 
 

31)

Chlorofluorocarbons (CFC's) can damage the _____ layer, this is called ______ depletion.

 
 
 
 

32)

The position or function of an organism in a community of plants and animals is called a(n)_____.

 
 
 
 

33)

Co2 in the atmosphere traps extra heat from the sun in __________.

 
 
 
 

34)

Which of the following is the correct organization of the 7 levels of classification of living things?

 
 
 
 

35)

Why do scientists use scientific names?

 
 
 
 

36)

What term refers to an animal or plant group having natural relations?

 
 
 
 

37)

In Mutualism, which of the following is true?

 
 
 

38)

In Parasitism, which of the following is true?

 
 
 

39)

In Commensalism, which of the following is accurate?

 
 
 

40)

The biological influences on an organism within an ecosystem are called the __________.

 
 
 
 

41)

A limiting factor that depends on population size is called a ____________.

 
 
 
 

42)

Physical (nonliving) factors that shape ecosystems are known as __________.

 
 
 
 

43)

__________ affect all populations in similar ways, no matter what the population size.

 
 
 
 

44)

What is the difference between Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic cells?

 
 
 
 

45)

______ is a process where particles move from an area where they are more concentrated, to a less concentrated area.

 
 
 
 

46)

The gradual diffusion of fluids through membranes or porous partitions is known as __________.

 
 
 
 

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