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Question 1
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Ecology is a component of modern biology that is helping us __________.
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Question 2
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Which property of life is responsible for changes seen in organisms over time?
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Question 3
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The life-supporting region of Earth is the _____.
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Question 4
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Which of these is an ecosystem?
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Question 5
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Most plants are _____.
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Question 6
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What is the fundamental unit of life?
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Question 7
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Which of these is a type of prokaryotic cell?
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Question 8
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Why can bacteria express human genes?
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Question 9
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Based on diversity, life is divided into Bacteria, Archaea, and Eukarya. These groupings are called _____.
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Question 10
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Darwin called a mechanism for descent with modification ______.
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Question 11
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What mechanism explains why polar bears are white and bears found farther south have a darker color?
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What is the basis of natural selection?
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Question 13
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Which of these scenarios is the result of natural selection?
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Question 14
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Verifiable observations and measurements are the tools of _________.
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Question 15
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Which of these is a key feature of the scientific method?
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Question 16
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What name is given to a proposed explanation for a set of observations?
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Question 17
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Trans fat can best be described as a __________.
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Question 18
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Which of the following best describes a theory?
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Question 19
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Theories advance science because _____.
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Question 20
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Which of the following best describes the culture of science and how scientists work?
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Question 21
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Although technology has improved our standard of living, it __________.
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Question 22
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The adaptation of bacteria to an environment containing an antibiotic means that _________.
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