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1.

Question :
1.34 kg equals:

Student Answer:

1340 grams
0.00134 grams
2.7 grams
1.340 grams

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Question Question :
2.

Student Answer:

15 centimeters equals:

15 millimeters
1.5 millimeters
150 millimeters
0.15 millimeters

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Question Question :
3.

Student Answer:

2 meters equals:

2.00 feet

100 feet
10.0 feet
6.56 feet

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Question Question :
4.

Student Answer:

5 liters equals:

8.00 gallons
1.32 gallons
10 gallons
20 gallons

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Question Question :
5.

Student Answer:

750 milliliters equals:

0.750 liters
0.0075 liters
750,000 liters
7.5 liters

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Question Question :
6.

Student Answer:

17 C equals:

34.6 F
62.6 F
170 F
17 F

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Question Question :
7.

Student Answer:

17 F equals:

17 C
-34.1 C
-8.3 C
34 C

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Question Question :
8.

15 km equals:

Student Answer:

15.1 miles
1.5 miles
31.8 miles
9.3 miles

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Question Question :
9.

Please match the following cells/structures to their corresponding


sizes.

Student Answer:

: Water molecule

4 : 0.275 nm

: Hepatitis virus

5 : 0.045 um

: Escherichia coli bacterium

1 : 3 um

: Mitochondrion

2 : 4 um

: Red blood cell

3 : 8 um

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10.

Question :

Student Answer:

Enzymes:

Increase the rate of chemical reactions.


Are found in the cells of organisms.

Are involved in protein synthesis


All of the above.
None of the above

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11.

Question :
When you added hydrogen peroxide to potato pieces, you observed
bubbling. Which of the following statements about this reaction is
FALSE?

Student Answer:

Hydrogen peroxide is broken down to water and oxygen.


Potatoes contain the enzyme catalase.
Catalase breaks down to oxygen, producing bubbles.
The higher the activity of catalase, the more bubbles will be
observed.
Hydrogen peroxide contains 2 hydrogen and 2 oxygen atoms.

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12.

Question :

Student Answer:

The negative control for an experiment is designed to contain all the


elements of the test except the factor to be tested.
If you are intending to test the activity of catalase in lettuce at
different temperatures, which would be the most important (has to be
included) negative control?

lettuce, hydrogen peroxide

water, hydrogen peroxide


lettuce, water
water only

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13.

Question :
Pepsin is an enzyme that digests proteins, found in the stomach. The
pH of the stomach juice is very acidic. At what that range of pH would
you expect pepsin to has its highest activity?

Student Answer:

1-3
4-6
7-9
10-12
13-14

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14.

Question :

Student Answer:

Which correctly ranks substances from lowest to highest pH:

Distilled water, Lemon juice, Bleach.


Coffee, Distilled water, Ammonia.

Ammonia, Distilled water, Lemon juice.


Seawater, Vinegar, Distilled water.

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15.

Question :
Which correctly ranks substances from least acidic to most acidic:

Student Answer:

Bleach, Distilled water, Battery acid.


Battery acid, Distilled water, Bleach.
Seawater, Ammonia, Bleach.
Coffee, Distilled water, Battery acid.

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16.

Question :

Student Answer:

Suppose an enzyme is destroyed by strong acids. Which substance


would be most likely to destroy the enzyme:

Distilled water.
Seawater.
Milk.
Lemon juice.

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17.

Question :
Which statement describes the diploid condition:

Student Answer:

Each chromosome is composed of nucleotides.


Each cell has more than two chromosomes.
Each chromosome in a cell has a corresponding chromosome.
A gene has more than two alleles.

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18.

Question :
An allele is:

Student Answer:

A mutated cell.
One form of a gene.
A chromosome.
A sperm or egg cell.
None of the above

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19.

Question :
If you are homozygous for a certain gene, you have:

Student Answer:

The same two alleles for this gene.


Two more chromosomes than heterozygous people.
Two different alleles for this gene.
All of the above.

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20.

Question :
A man that is heterozygous for a certain gene:

Student Answer:

Produces sperm cells that all have the same allele for this gene.
Can pass one of two possible alleles to his children.
Could not have had a homozygous parent.
All of the above.

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21.

Question :

Student Answer:

Which indicates a diploid, heterozygous genotype:

AB.

aa.
Abb.
AAA.

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22.

Question :
A person's phenotype:

Student Answer:

Refers to the shape of a chromosome.


Is the nucleotide sequence at a particular gene.
Is an observable trait or feature.
Is the number of chromosomes in the nucleus.

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23.

Question :

Student Answer:

A dominant allele:

Can be observed in the phenotype of homozygous individuals.


Is observed in the phenotype of heterzozygous individuals.
Can be passed from mother to daughter.
All of the above.

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24.

Question :
A recessive allele:

Student Answer:

Is only passed from father to son.


Is observed in the phenotype of heterzozygous individuals.
Never affects an individual's phenotype.
Is observed in the phenotype of homozygous individuals.

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25.

Question :

Student Answer:

Suppose Z and z stand for alleles of the gene determining length of


tail in iguanas. ZZ and Zz result in long tail, and zz results in short
tail. Which is true for the offspring of a ZZ male iguana and a Zz
female iguana:

Some of the offspring will have short tails.


Half of the offspring will have long tails
None of the offspring will have short tails.
None of the offspring will have long tails.
All offspring will have short tails.

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26.

Question :
Cystic fibrosis is a disorder depending on the mutated recessive allele
f. Genotypes FF and Ff are healthy, while ff has cystic fibrosis. In the
case of a Ff father and a FF mother, what is the probability that their
child will have cystic fibrosis?

Student Answer:

100%
75%
50%
25%
0%

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27.

Question :

Student Answer:

In the case of cystic fibrosis, both FF and Ff have a healthy


phenotype, but Ff is called a carrier. What is true of the possible
offspring of 2 carriers?

All their offspring will be heterozygous and normal.


25% of their offspring will be homozygous and 75%
heterozygous.
25% of the offspring will be homozygous recessive, 50%
heterozygous, and 25% homozygous dominant.
50% will be homozygous dominant, and 50% homozygous
recessive.

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28.

Question :
A typical uncertainty in measuring the lengths of flat objects with a
ruler is: (choose the best answer)

Student Answer:

1 inch
1/2 inch
1 cm
1 mm
.1 mm

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29.

Question :
If gasoline costs $2.50 per gallon, then it will cost about $ _____ per
liter:

Student Answer:

$10.00
$ 2.00
$ 0.66
$ 0.24

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30.

Question :
One foot is about _____ meters:

Student Answer:

0.3
1.0
3.0
100

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31.

Question :
Most biological systems have a cellular organization. Although cells
come in a wide variety of shapes, most tend to be between

Student Answer:

20 - 100 nanometers
1 - 5 milimeters
1 - 50 micrometers
.1 -.5 micrometers
200 - 1,000 micrometers

Instructor
Explanation:

Points Received:

See Virtual Lab 1 part A.

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Question
32.

Question :

Student Answer:

Catalase acts on which of the following molecules? (choose the best


answer)

H2O2

H2O
O2
CO2
pH
Instructor
Explanation:

Points Received:

2 H2O2 ------------> 2 H2O + O2 via catalase. See HLab 2

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33.

Question :
Cellular respiration and photosynthesis are both a part of
_____________. (choose the best answer)

Student Answer:

The Carbon cycle


The Cell cycle
The Phosphate cycle
The Krebs cycle
None of the above

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34.

Question :

Student Answer:

Which of the following statements about DNA is false?

In eukaryotes, DNA is enclosed inside the nucleus.

DNA is a double-stranded molecule.


DNA has a positive charge
To release DNA from the cell, two phospholipid membranes need
to be disrupted.
The basic units of DNA are called nucleotides.

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35.

Question :
Which process is common to aerobic and anaerobic respiration?
(choose the best solution)

Student Answer:

Krebs cycle
Glycolysis
Ethanol fermentation
Electron transport chain

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Question
36.

Question :

Student Answer:

Which of the following materials would be most useful in dissolving a


cellular membrane? (choose the best solution)

Sugar
Catalase

soap
alleles

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37.

Question :
Glycolysis does not lead to the formation of

Student Answer:

pyruvate
ATP
CO2
O2

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38.

Question :

Student Answer:

Electrophoresis sorts DNA fragments by their

mitochondria
dominance
cells
lengths

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39.

Question :

Student Answer:

An individual of which of the following blood types should not receive


blood from an A- individual.

AB+
ABA+
AO+

Points Received:
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