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January 23, 2012. BellRinger What have you done so far to prepare for your final? What is left to do? Objective Participate in a review game to get an idea of strengths and weaknesses Homework Study. Study. Study. Rules.

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january 23 2012
January 23, 2012
  • BellRinger
    • What have you done so far to prepare for your final?
    • What is left to do?
  • Objective
    • Participate in a review game to get an idea of strengths and weaknesses
  • Homework
    • Study. Study. Study
  • Only thing written on whiteboard is your team’s answer. Nothing else.
  • When time is called, hold up your whiteboard or no point.
  • Any talking or not following directions will lose points or result in disqualification.
  • Winning team will earn extra points on final!

The energy in the food produced by autotrophs and taken into the bodies of heterotrophs must be converted into a form that cells can use. The energy-transferring molecule used by cells is -

A Carbon Dioxide


C Glucose



Which pair of structures best shows that plant cells function slightly differently from animals cells?

A. chloroplast and cell wall

B. cytoplasm and mitochondria

C. nucleus and cytoplasm

D. ribosomes and cell membrane


Scientists hypothesize that oxygen began to accumulate in Earth’s atmosphere after the appearance of living things with the ability to-

A. form tissues

B. perform photosynthesis

C. breathe air

D. reproduce sexually


Which process occurs in the chloroplasts of plant cells?

A. cellular respiration

B. photosynthesis

C. reproduction

D. protein synthesis


To which of these organisms is the gray wolf (Canis lupus) most closely related?

A. Calidris alba

B. Anarhichas lupus

C. Quercusrubra

D. Canisfamiliaris


Placing wilted lettuce in cold water will make it crisp again. Which statement best describes what happens to restore the lettuce to its original condition?

A. water left the lettuce by diffusion

B. water entered the cells of the lettuce by osmosis

C. osmosis caused salts to enter the lettuce cells

D. salts in the leaf caused water to leave the cells


Which of the following statements are true?

A. A solution with a pH of 7 is classified as neutral.

B. A solution with a pH > 7 has a higher concentration of H+ ions than OH- ions.

C. A solution with a pH < 7 has a higher concentration of H+ ion s than OH- ions.

D. A solution with a pH > 7 has a higher concentration of OH- ions than H+ ions.

E. A solution with a pH < 7 has a higher concentration of OH- ions than H+ ions.


Rabbits are most closely related to

    • A. primates
    • B. crocodiles
    • C. sharks
    • D. dinosaurs

Inherited characteristics that benefit organisms are known as –

  • adaptations
  • Traits
  • variations
  • mutations

The diagram aboveshows a population of adult giraffes over

time. Letters A, B, and C represent three concurrent time

periods. Which process does this diagram best represent?

ecological succession

natural selection

c. genetic engineering

d. asexual reproduction


Based on its scientific name, the organisms Rhizopusnigricansmust be –

  • in the genus nigricans
  • in the genus Rhizopus

c. in the phylum Rhizopus

d. in the order nigricans

name that kingdom
Name that Kingdom
  • Hello, my name is Hydra. I was named after the mythical beast that grew a new head every time he ate something. I have a great body... I have lots of arms that help me stuff my face with food. Some of my single celled buddies are a fan of photosynthesis, but I prefer hunting for food.
name that kingdom1
Name that Kingdom
  • You can keep your icky insects and sunlight. For me, nothing beats the earthy goodness of a dead log. Yeah, that tree might be dead, but the flavor is alive and kickin’! I have high hopes for my baby spores. I dream that one day they will find a nice pile of cow manure to start feasting on.

What do chimps and pigeons have in common?

What do chimps and pigeons have in common?


The figure to the right represents layers of rock which contain many fossils.

A fossil found in Layer X is likely ______ than a fossil found in Layer V.


better preserved




The first organisms on Earth were most likely _____.

a. bacteria

b. multi-cellular organisms

c. plants

d. algae


Which of the following lists geological events in the history of Earth?

a. first dinosaurs, oxygen in the atmosphere, first bacteria

b.formation of the Rocky mountains, oxygen in the atmosphere, break up of Pangaea

c. break up of Pangaea, first bacteria, first protists

d.rapid growth of the continents, first hominids, first land plants


Modern sea star larvae resemble some vertebrate larvae. This similarity suggests that vertebrates

a. share a common ancestor with sea stars.

b. evolved from sea stars.

c. evolved before sea stars.

d. belong to the same species as sea stars


______ structures show that different organisms share similar structural characteristics;_________structures show that organisms can have features that are not functional.

  • DNA; vestigial
  • homologous; DNA
  • vestigial; homologous
  • homologous; vestigial

Muscle cells require a lot of energy to function properly. Which organelle provides energy for a cell?

a. cell wall

b. mitochondria

c. vacuole

d. endoplasmic reticulum


What part of a cell makes proteins?

a. lysosomes

b. cytoplasm

c. cytoskeleton

d. ribosomes


Which organelle modifies, sorts, and packages proteins for storage and transport out of a cell?

a. lysosomes

b. endoplasmic reticulum

c. golgi apparatus

d. mitochondria


Which structure’s main function is to maintain homeostasis?

a. vacuole

b. cell membrane

c. golgi apparatus

d. cell wall


Which of the following are true:

I. all plant and animal cells are eukaryotic

II. plant cells have an additional structure to provide support

III. animal cells have structures that converts solarenergy into chemical energy

IV. bacteria cells are larger than plant and animal cells

  • I & II
  • III & IV
  • II & III
  • I & IV.

Which of the following is found in plant cells, but not in animal cells?

a. golgi apparatus

b. mitochondria

c. endoplasmic reticulum

d. chloroplast


What distinguishes eukaryotic cells from prokaryotic cells?

a. a cell wall

b. a nucleus

c. DNA

d. endoplasmic reticulum


What is the primary function of an enzyme?

a. to speed chemical reactions by lowering energy of activation

b. to move cells to new locations by acting as transport molecules

c. to store energy for later use inside a cell

d. to transport material into and out of a cell


Which of the following is NOT a function of the digestive system?

  • ingestion
  • Absorption
  • elimination
  • filtration

Based on the graph, what is the independent

variable, or the variable being manipulated by

the scientist?



Based on the graph, what is the dependent

variable, or the variable being affected by the

independent variable?