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Which theory of evolution by natural selection was proposed by Gould and predicts that evolution rapidly interspersed with periods of stability?
a) Punctuated equilibrium
b) Mitosis
c) Inheritance of Acquired Characteristics
d) Gradualism

Which theory of evolution by natural selection was proposed by Charles Darwin and predicts that evolution occurs at a slow and steady pace?
a) Punctuated equilibrium
b) Mitosis
c) Inheritance of Acquired Characteristics
d) Gradualism

When making a graph, where must your axis numbering start?
a) The ends
b) The origin
c) The internal axis
d) The beginning of the data

What intervals must be used when preparing the axis on a graph?
a) Ones
b) Fives
c) Tens
d) Anything, as long as they are the same along the whole axis

When making a line graph, what goes on the X-axis?
a) The bars
b) Independent variable
c) Dependent variable
d) Results

Which tool would you use to determine the acidity or basicity of a solution?
a) Triple beam balance
b) Electrophoresis
c) pH paper
d) Thermometer

Iodine (Lugol’s solution) turns dark blue is the presence of
a) Protein
b) Starch
c) Glucose
d) Water

When would you make a wet mount slide?
a) To view live specimens
b) For large items
c) To see the letter
d) To preserve your specimen

Bromothymol blue is an indicator for carbon dioxide gas. This makes it convenient for determining the presence of which biological process?
a) Photosynthesis
b) Natural selection
c) Cellular respiration
d) Homeostasis

When using a microscope, why should you only use the fine adjustment (focus) knob when using the high powered lens?
a) So that too much light does not enter the diaphragm
b) Because the image is upside down and backwards,
c) To increase the magnification
d) So you don’t break the slide

Which portion of the experiment that receives no manipulation and exists for comparison purposes is the
a) Independent variable
b) Constants
c) Dependent variable
d) Control

The portions of an experiment that must remain the same for all groups are the
a) Independent variable
b) Dependent variable
c) Constants
d) Control

Which variable is the data that is collected or measured during the experiment and relies on the experimental groups?
a) Independent
b) Dependent
c) Constant
d) Control

Increasing the sample size of an experiment increases the
a) Simplicity of the experiment
b) Cost per subject
c) Variability in results
d) Validity of the experiment

Which variable is the data that is known before the start of the experiment and is intentionally changed between experimental groups?
a) Independent
b) Dependent
c) Constant
d) Control

When we increase the number of times we do an experiment, we have increased the
a) Sample size
b) Frequency of results
c) Value of the experiment
d) Feasibility of the study

What is sometimes used to highlight particular parts of a specimen when preparing a microscope slide?
a) Lubricant
b) Stain
c) Adhesive
d) Conglomerate

Something that you assume to be correct based on the data from an experiment is a(n)
a) Inference
b) Independent variable
c) Constant
d) Exclamation

What is the part of the experiment to which the results of your manipulations can be compared?
a) Dependent Variable
b) Independent Variable
c) Constant
d) Control

The data in an experiment leads directly to the
a) Hypothesis
b) Independent variable
c) Dependent variable
d) Conclusion

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