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The leaves of some plants have a think waxy coating. How can this help them survive?
a) Prevents leaves from absorbing too much water
b) reduces amount of water lost through the leaves
c) increases rate of photosynthesis
d) makes leaves more rigid to withstand wind

energy used by producers in a grassland foodweb is provided by
a) protein
b) carbon dioxide
c) sunlight
d) oxygen

What group do consumers belong to?
a) autotroph
b) virus
c) heterotroph
d) producer

Which organisms always have the greatest biomass?
a) Producers
b) decomposers
c) Herbivores
d) Carnivores

What type of relationship is occuring between a heartworm and a dog?
a) Mutualism
b) predation
c) commensalism
d) Parasitism

The rate at which food, oxygen, and water can enter a cell is determined by the-
a) Rigidity of the cell wall
b) capacity of the vaculoes
c) mass of the nucleus
d) Surface area of the cell membrane

Which of the following is a characteristic of all viruses?
a) genetic information is stored as DNA
b) can control metabolism
c) has machinery to reproduce
d) contain protein coats

Which type of tissue lines internal organs
a) epithelial
b) muscular
c) nervous
d) connective

which type of tissue provides support to the body
a) epithelial
b) nerve
c) muscle
d) connective

Which of the following organs fuctions similar to that of a human lung?
a) Gills
b) swim bladder
c) skin
d) kidneys

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