ASSESSMENT TERMINOLOGY A-F . PRACTICE FOR THE KANSAS STATE ASSESSMENT. 1. ADAPT . Physical change in an organism in response to the environment Chemical change in an organism in response to the environment Genetic change in an organisms in response to the environment
PRACTICE FOR THE
KANSAS STATE ASSESSMENT
a. Alternate forms of a gene
b. Alternate forms of a molecule
Which is a FALSE statement?
a. study of the social implications of biology
b. study of the social implication of biology starting with learning the science.
c. Study of the social and nonsocial implication of biology.
a. number of organisms born
b. number of organisms born during a given time
c. number of organisms born during a given time and in a defined area
a. groups of cells
b. groups of tissues
c. groups of a organs performing a common function
d. an organism
a. an organic macromolecule composed of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen
b. forming sugars or more complex polysaccharides
c. both are correct
a. moving carbon in the environment from living to non-living components of the ecosystem
b. cellular respiration vs photosynthesis
c. carbon dioxide to oxygen to carbon dioxide
d. all choices
Which is INCORRECT?
Is a boundary of cells that act as a:
a. regulatory barrier
b. holds the cell together
Which is INCORRECT?
A process that converts inorganic substances to organic substances and that uses
Which is INCORRECT?
A relationship between two organisms in which
the other is unaffected.
25. Animal behavior involving transmission, reception, and response to signals. Knowing this, which is NOT a form of communication?
a. bird songs
b. bird feeding the young
c. bird displaying its colors to attract a match.
A. interaction when two or more organisms try to utilize the same limited resource
B. interaction when two or more organisms try to utilize different resources
Change in state of a substance from a
a. liquid to a gas
b. gas to a liquid
c. liquid to a solid
d. solid to a liquid
a. movement of particles/molecules due to differences in temperature
b. movement of particles/molecules due to density
c. both are required
a. a form of reasoning where general principles are used to predict specific outcomes
b. a form of reasoning where general conclusions are based on a series of specific observations
The genetic material of living organisms which provides:
a. a template for protein synthesis
b. process by which traits arise in populations and are inherited by successive generations
a. differences in cell shape
b. differences in cell physiology
c. differences in cell function
d. all are correct.
a. any condition that impairs normal function of a living organism
b. only those conditions that impair
normal functions of certain human systems
a. Process of making an identical copy of DNA, using an existing DNA strand as a template
b. In the sequence of events where DNA codes for proteins, using DNA as a template to form RNA.
c. Where DNA codes for proteins, and is the final step where the codon sequence in mRNA is used by ribosomes to assemble amino acids into a protein.
a. A gene is not expressed in the presence of another gene.
b. A gene that is expressed in the presence of another gene.
a. Organisms in a given area’s abiotic factors with which they interact.
b. Organisms in a given area combined with other biotic factors with which they interact.
c. Organisms in a given area combined with the biotic and abiotic factors with which they interact.
a. The complete range of wavelengths of solar radiation.
b. The complete range of wavelengths of solar radiation, however, consists mostly of visible light.
Early stages of development in
a. movement of individuals out of an area
b. movement of individuals into an area
A. Evidence observable by the senses.
B. The scientific method.
c. Scientific investigative research.
Which is NOT correct?
a. Proteins that acts as a catalyst in biochemical reactions.
b. Activation energy is lowered.
c. Usually slow down dangerous chemical reactions.
d. Speed up the rate of reactions.
a. Cell containing a nucleus and other membrane-bound organelles
b. Cell NOT containing a nucleus and other membrane-bound organelles
A. SOLID TO GAS
B. GAS TO SOLID
C. LIQUID TO GAS
D. GAS TO LIQUID
A. ELIMINATION OF WASTE PRODUCTS OR NON-USEFUL MATERIALS
B. DIGESTION OF EDIBLE and NONEDIBLE MATERIALS
C. LIQUID WASTE PRODUCTS
D. ALL CHOICES
A. ABLE TO BE SHOWN TO BE INCORRECT THROUGH A WELL RESEARCHED GROUP OF PROFESSIONALS
B. ABLE TO BE SHOWN TO BE INCORRECT BY OBSERVATION OR EXPERIMENTATION