Mader's Concepts in Biology, First Edition Copyright  ©  The McGraw-Hill Companies, InC) Permission required for reproduct...
Question 1 <ul><li>The main purpose of the queen ant is to: </li></ul><ul><li>A. find food </li></ul><ul><li>B. defend the...
Question 2 <ul><li>The main reason why worker fire ants defend their nest and sting aggressors is to protect their food su...
Question 3 <ul><li>Unlike humans, ants primarily communicate through which of the following methods? </li></ul><ul><li>A. ...
Question 4 <ul><li>The basic unit of structure and function of all life is the: </li></ul><ul><li>A. atom </li></ul><ul><l...
Question 5 <ul><li>Which of the following levels of organization is not included within the level of organism? </li></ul><...
Question 6 <ul><li>A group of cells with a common structure and function is referred to as an organ. </li></ul><ul><li>A. ...
Question 7 <ul><li>Which of the following levels of life is the least inclusive? </li></ul><ul><li>A. ecosystem </li></ul>...
Question 8 <ul><li>Which of the following levels of organization would an ecologist be most interested in studying? </li><...
Question 9 <ul><li>Which of the following is not a characteristic of all living organisms? </li></ul><ul><li>A. response t...
Question 10 <ul><li>The regulation of an organism’s internal environment is known as homeostasis. </li></ul><ul><li>A. tru...
Question 11 <ul><li>The major driving force behind evolution is: </li></ul><ul><li>A. natural selection </li></ul><ul><li>...
Question 12 <ul><li>The diversity of living organisms on our planet can best be explained by which of the following proces...
Question 13 <ul><li>Which of the following levels of taxonomy is the most inclusive? </li></ul><ul><li>A. class </li></ul>...
Question 14 <ul><li>All multicellular, ingest food, and eukaryotic are all characteristics of what kingdom? </li></ul><ul>...
Question 15 <ul><li>At which level of taxonomy do humans and plants share common characteristics? </li></ul><ul><li>A. ord...
Question 16 <ul><li>A cell biologist looks through a microscope at a cell which contains no nucleus.  Based on this inform...
Question 17 <ul><li>Which of the following taxonomic group is the least inclusive? </li></ul><ul><li>A. family </li></ul><...
Question 18 <ul><li>Humans would be placed into what domain? </li></ul><ul><li>A. animalia </li></ul><ul><li>B. eukarya </...
Question 19 <ul><li>Members of the same species found within a particular area are referred to as: </li></ul><ul><li>A. a ...
Question 20 <ul><li>The interactions within a population and with other populations are referred to as an ecosystem. </li>...
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Chapter 1

  1. 1. Mader's Concepts in Biology, First Edition Copyright © The McGraw-Hill Companies, InC) Permission required for reproduction or display. Sylvia S. Mader Chapter 1
  2. 2. Question 1 <ul><li>The main purpose of the queen ant is to: </li></ul><ul><li>A. find food </li></ul><ul><li>B. defend the eggs </li></ul><ul><li>C. produce food </li></ul><ul><li>D. produce eggs </li></ul><ul><li>E. defend food </li></ul>
  3. 3. Question 2 <ul><li>The main reason why worker fire ants defend their nest and sting aggressors is to protect their food supply. </li></ul><ul><li>A. true </li></ul><ul><li>B. false </li></ul>
  4. 4. Question 3 <ul><li>Unlike humans, ants primarily communicate through which of the following methods? </li></ul><ul><li>A. sight </li></ul><ul><li>B. hearing </li></ul><ul><li>C. pheromones </li></ul><ul><li>D. touch </li></ul><ul><li>E. vibration </li></ul>
  5. 5. Question 4 <ul><li>The basic unit of structure and function of all life is the: </li></ul><ul><li>A. atom </li></ul><ul><li>B. molecule </li></ul><ul><li>C. cell </li></ul><ul><li>D. organ </li></ul><ul><li>E. organism </li></ul>
  6. 6. Question 5 <ul><li>Which of the following levels of organization is not included within the level of organism? </li></ul><ul><li>A. organ </li></ul><ul><li>B. cell </li></ul><ul><li>C. tissue </li></ul><ul><li>D. organ system </li></ul><ul><li>E. population </li></ul>
  7. 7. Question 6 <ul><li>A group of cells with a common structure and function is referred to as an organ. </li></ul><ul><li>A. true </li></ul><ul><li>B. false </li></ul>
  8. 8. Question 7 <ul><li>Which of the following levels of life is the least inclusive? </li></ul><ul><li>A. ecosystem </li></ul><ul><li>B. organism </li></ul><ul><li>C. community </li></ul><ul><li>D. organ </li></ul><ul><li>E. population </li></ul>
  9. 9. Question 8 <ul><li>Which of the following levels of organization would an ecologist be most interested in studying? </li></ul><ul><li>A. cells </li></ul><ul><li>B. organs </li></ul><ul><li>C. organisms </li></ul><ul><li>D. tissues </li></ul><ul><li>E. organ systems </li></ul>
  10. 10. Question 9 <ul><li>Which of the following is not a characteristic of all living organisms? </li></ul><ul><li>A. response to stimuli </li></ul><ul><li>B. adaptation </li></ul><ul><li>C. sexual reproduction </li></ul><ul><li>D. regulation of internal environment </li></ul><ul><li>E. acquisition of energy </li></ul>
  11. 11. Question 10 <ul><li>The regulation of an organism’s internal environment is known as homeostasis. </li></ul><ul><li>A. true </li></ul><ul><li>B. false </li></ul>
  12. 12. Question 11 <ul><li>The major driving force behind evolution is: </li></ul><ul><li>A. natural selection </li></ul><ul><li>B. metabolism </li></ul><ul><li>C. homeostasis </li></ul><ul><li>D. photosynthesis </li></ul><ul><li>E. reproduction </li></ul>
  13. 13. Question 12 <ul><li>The diversity of living organisms on our planet can best be explained by which of the following processes? </li></ul><ul><li>A. natural selection </li></ul><ul><li>B. metabolism </li></ul><ul><li>C. evolution </li></ul><ul><li>D. homeostasis </li></ul><ul><li>E. reproduction </li></ul>
  14. 14. Question 13 <ul><li>Which of the following levels of taxonomy is the most inclusive? </li></ul><ul><li>A. class </li></ul><ul><li>B. family </li></ul><ul><li>C. species </li></ul><ul><li>D. order </li></ul><ul><li>E. phylum </li></ul>
  15. 15. Question 14 <ul><li>All multicellular, ingest food, and eukaryotic are all characteristics of what kingdom? </li></ul><ul><li>A. fungi </li></ul><ul><li>B. plantae </li></ul><ul><li>C. protista </li></ul><ul><li>D. animalia </li></ul><ul><li>E. archaea </li></ul>
  16. 16. Question 15 <ul><li>At which level of taxonomy do humans and plants share common characteristics? </li></ul><ul><li>A. order </li></ul><ul><li>B. kingdom </li></ul><ul><li>C. phylum </li></ul><ul><li>D. domain </li></ul><ul><li>E. class </li></ul>
  17. 17. Question 16 <ul><li>A cell biologist looks through a microscope at a cell which contains no nucleus. Based on this information, which taxonomic group would he or she place this organism? </li></ul><ul><li>A. protista </li></ul><ul><li>B. bacteria </li></ul><ul><li>C. fungi </li></ul><ul><li>D. plantae </li></ul><ul><li>E. animalia </li></ul>
  18. 18. Question 17 <ul><li>Which of the following taxonomic group is the least inclusive? </li></ul><ul><li>A. family </li></ul><ul><li>B. class </li></ul><ul><li>C. order </li></ul><ul><li>D. phylum </li></ul><ul><li>E. genus </li></ul>
  19. 19. Question 18 <ul><li>Humans would be placed into what domain? </li></ul><ul><li>A. animalia </li></ul><ul><li>B. eukarya </li></ul><ul><li>C. archaea </li></ul><ul><li>D. bacteria </li></ul><ul><li>E. prokaryotes </li></ul>
  20. 20. Question 19 <ul><li>Members of the same species found within a particular area are referred to as: </li></ul><ul><li>A. a community </li></ul><ul><li>B. an ecosystem </li></ul><ul><li>C. a population </li></ul><ul><li>D. an organism </li></ul><ul><li>E. a biosphere </li></ul>
  21. 21. Question 20 <ul><li>The interactions within a population and with other populations are referred to as an ecosystem. </li></ul><ul><li>A. true </li></ul><ul><li>B. false </li></ul>
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