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Which adaptation below would most fish, birds, and whales most likely have in common?
a) The ability to fly. b) The ability to swim. c) Being streamlined. d) Being cold blooded.
Many animals that live near the North Pole are white. Why is being white a helpful inherited trait for the North Pole environment?
a) White absorbs more heat. b) White blends in with the surroundings. c) White reflects sunlight. d) White helps animals to move faster.
How could you test the claims that a genetically altered tomato resist rotting, stays firmer longer, and has a longer shelf life?
a) It is not possible for a student to test these claims. b) Buy a genetically engineered tomato and a regular tomato and compare the two. c) Buy 2 regular tomatoes and compare them. d) Buy 2 genetically engineered tomatoes and compare them.
Which is the best example of how science and improvements in technology affect life?
a) Some bacteria can cause life-threatening diseases in humans. b) Human genetic material is inserted into bacteria to produce human insulin. c) A rabbit grows white fur in the winter for camouflage. d) The wind blows wing-shaped seeds to more fertile soil.
Which is the best example of how science and improvements in technology affect life?
a) A birdwatcher feeds seeds to birds. b) A person plants a garden in her backyard. c) A student watches a snake eat a mouse. d) A dairy farmer breeds cows to produce more milk.
Which answer below best describes improvements that can be made in the types of crops farmers grow?
a) The crops farmers grow will probably stay the same. Scientists have learned all there is to know about crops. b) The crops farmers grow will probably stay the same. We don't need any new crops. c) The crops farmers grow may change because new technology can provide new information about crops. d) The crops farmers grow may change because scientists like to change things.
Some organisms have colorful appearances to warn their predators that they are harmful or do not taste good. If other organisms mimic these colors in areas where the predator is not exposed to the original organisms, would the mimics be successful?
a) They would be successful because predators are always afraid of colorful organisms. b) They will not be successful because predators avoid eating others only after an original harmful or distasteful experience. c) They will be successful because predators are colorblind and will not see them. d) They will not be successful because predators only avoid eating others after their original harmful experience kills them.
Students dropped different colored toothpicks in lawn grass. They were given one minute to pick up as many toothpicks as they could. Students found that they had more red and blue toothpicks than green. According to this investigations, how does co
a) It helps them find communities to live in. b) It helps them stand out from their surroundings. c) It helps them find more food. d) It helps them escape predators.
Ecologists observed that the Varying hares (rabbits) fur is brown in the summer and white in winter. They found that the population remained about the same in winter and summer. According to this investigations, how does color affect organisms?
a) It helps them find communities to live in. b) It helps them stand out from their surroundings. c) It helps them find more food. d) It helps them escape predators.
What would most directly benefit from the study of genetics?
a) dairy farmers b) pianists c) actors d) cooks
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