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Modern Biology ®

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T HE W ORLD OF B IOLOGY
VOCABULARY REVIEW Define the following terms.
1. development

2. reproduction

3. organ

4. tissue

MULTIPLE CHOICE Write the correct letter in the blank.
1. Biology is the study of
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a. animals. b. plants and animals.

c. all living things. d. energy transfer.

2. A short segment of DNA that contains instructions for the development of a single trait of an organism is known as a a. DNA loop. b. gene. c. library. d. membrane.

3. As the cells in a multicellular organism multiply, they become specialized for different functions in a process called a. sexual reproduction. b. descent with modification. 4. Homeostasis refers to the a. b. c. d. organization of cellular structures. stable level of internal conditions in organisms. organized structure of crystals. destruction of tropical rain forests. c. photosynthesis. d. cell differentiation.

5. Photosynthesis is part of a plant’s a. metabolism. b. homeostasis. c. development. d. response to stimuli.

Modern Biology Study Guide

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SHORT ANSWER Answer the questions in the space provided.
1. Explain why the cell is called the basic unit of life.

2. Give a specific example of homeostasis.

3. Why is it important to study biology?

4. Contrast the reproduction of bacteria with that of frogs.

5. Critical Thinking The organization of a rock is much simpler than that of living things. By what other criteria can a rock be distinguished from living things?

STRUCTURES AND FUNCTIONS Explain how the drawing below illustrates the characteristics of life.

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T HEMES IN B IOLOGY
VOCABULARY REVIEW Distinguish between the terms in each of the...
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