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Which of the following characteristics of living things best explains why birds fly south for the winter?
a) Living things respond to their environment.
b) Living things maintain internal balance.
c) Living things are made up of units called cells.
d) Living things are based on a universal genetic code.

The cells of multicellular organisms are
a) smaller than those of unicellular organisms
b) simpler than those of unicellular organisms
c) specialized to perform different tasks
d) not dependent on one another

Diffusion occurs because
a) molecules constantly move and collide with each other.
b) the concentration of a solution is never the same throughout the solution.
c) the concentration of a solution is always the same throughout the solution.
d) molecules never move or collide with each other

Which sequence correctly traces the path of a protein in the cell
a) rough endoplasmic reticulum, golgi apparatus, released from cell
b) ribosome, smooth endoplasmic reticulum, chloroplast
c) smooth endoplasmic reticulum, lysosome, golgi apparatus
d) mitochondria, rough endoplasmic reticulum, cell membrane

Which structures carry out cell movement?
a) cytoplasm and ribosomes
b) nucleolus and nucleus
c) microtubules and microfilaments
d) chromosomes

Why are fossil fuels nonrenewable?
a) They require hundreds of millions of years to form.
b) Their ecosystems change forever when they are burned.
c) They are converted to carbon dioxide when they are burned.
d) They exist in a ver small supply.

In Rawanda, there are more young children than teenagers, and more teenagers than adults. This age structure indicates a population that
a) has stopped growing
b) will double in 30 years.
c) has a steady growth rate
d) will decrease in 30 years.

A resource, such as air or parts of the oceans, that is open to anyone is often preserved by
a) international organizations.
b) everyone.
c) the country in which it is located.
d) no one.

Several species of warblers can live in the same spruce tree ONLY because they
a) have different habitats within the tree.
b) eat different foods within the tree.
c) occupy different niches within the tree.
d) can find different temperatures within the tree.

A mountain can affect climate by
a) absorbing more solar energy at the peak than at the base of the mountain.
b) causing precipitation to fall mostly on one side of the mountain.
c) pushing a cool air mass back out over the ocean.
d) interfering with air currents and affecting Earth's rotation.

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