Human Biology Concepts and Current Issues 7th Edition By Johnson

Human Biology Concepts and Current Issues 7th Edition By Johnson

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Human Biology Concepts and Current Issues 7th Edition By Johnson

ISBN-13: 978-0321821652, ISBN-10: 0321821653

Human Biology, 7e (Johnson)

Chapter 1   Human Biology, Science, and Society

1.1   Multiple Choice Questions

 

1) The branch of science that studies living organisms and their life processes is

  1. A) biology
  2. B) geology
  3. C) chemistry
  4. D) physics

Answer:  A

Topic:  Sec. 1.0

Skill:  Knowledge/Comprehension

 

2) The process by which living organisms maintain a fairly constant internal environment despite changes in the external environment is known as

  1. A) metabolism
  2. B) biology
  3. C) homeostasis
  4. D) evolution
  5. E) chemistry

Answer:  C

Topic:  Sec. 1.1

Skill:  Knowledge/Comprehension

 

3) Molecules of life include which one of the following?

  1. A) water, proteins, lipids, nucleic acids, carbohydrates
  2. B) proteins, saturated fats, monosaccharides, but not polysaccharides
  3. C) lipids and proteins only
  4. D) any noncarbon base molecule
  5. E) nonsugar carbohydrates, proteins, lipids, water

Answer:  A

Topic:  Sec. 1.1

Skill:  Knowledge/Comprehension

 

4) Which one of the following is a TRUE statement?

  1. A) Molecules are considered to be the smallest unit capable of exhibiting all the characteristics of life.
  2. B) Cells arise spontaneously from nonliving chemical elements.
  3. C) All living things are made up of at least one cell.
  4. D) Cells are incapable of maintaining homeostasis because they are too small.
  5. E) Complex organisms can be unicellular.

Answer:  C

Topic:  Sec. 1.1

Skill:  Knowledge/Comprehension

5) All of these criteria are used to classify an organism as a member of the plant, animal, or fungi kingdom EXCEPT which one?

  1. A) the organism’s life cycle
  2. B) the means by which the organism transports itself
  3. C) the structure or body plan of the organism
  4. D) the mode of nutrition of the organism

Answer:  B

Topic:  Sec. 1.2

Skill:  Knowledge/Comprehension

 

6) Which one of the following is a CORRECT statement regarding metabolism?

  1. A) Few living organisms require raw materials and a constant source of energy.
  2. B) Plants get the raw materials they need for life processes entirely from the air.
  3. C) Cells maintain life through the breakdown of molecules and energy by chemical and physical processes.
  4. D) Cells do not require energy to change molecules from one form to another.
  5. E) Animals use energy obtained directly from the sun and chemicals obtained from plants, other animals, air, and water.

Answer:  C

Topic:  Sec. 1.1

Skill:  Knowledge/Comprehension

 

7) Which one of the following is a kingdom?

  1. A) Eukarya
  2. B) Primates
  3. C) Archaea
  4. D) Animalia
  5. E) Bacteria

Answer:  D

Topic:  Sec. 1.2

Skill:  Knowledge/Comprehension

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