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The presence of vertebrae is found in which kingdom?
a) Plantae
b) Protista
c) Animalia
d) Archaea

Which of the following is a benefit of using radiation as a medical treatment?
a) It prevents many forms of illness in patients.
b) It kills cancer cells.
c) It produces healthy cells.
d) It improves immune system function.

The organ most involved with generating our blood pressure is
a) lungs.
b) kidneys.
c) stomach.
d) heart.

Which disease most likely occurs after excessive exposure to ultraviolet radiation?
a) Malaria
b) Asthma
c) Polio
d) Skin Cancer

A group of specialized cells are specialized to provide structure and support. They are called ______________
a) nerve cells.
b) bone cells.
c) blood cells.
d) muscles.

Which of the following levels of organization best represents the sequence from smallest unit to largest?
a) cell, tissue, organ, organ system
b) cell, organism, organ, tissue
c) cell, tissue, organism, organ
d) cell, organism, tissue, organ system

Some animals use large amounts of energy while performing normal activities. What organelles do these animals most likely have large numbers of in their muscle cells?
a) ribosomes
b) nuclei
c) mitochondria
d) vacuoles

Mitosis is the process by which
a) a cell’s nucleus divides.
b) DNA is replicated.
c) cells grow in size.
d) cytokinesis occurs.

What is the primary difference between diffusion and osmosis?
a) Diffusion requires energy input but osmosis does not.
b) Diffusion does not require energy input but osmosis does.
c) Diffusion is the movement of any substance from high to low concentration, while osmosis is the movement of water from high t
d) Diffusion is the movement of water from high to low concentration, while osmosis is the movement of any substance from high t

Which of the following is an example of a unicellular organism?
a) lichen
b) euglena
c) mushroom
d) hydra

Which of these statements best describes the function of the cell membrane?
a) It prevents substances from leaving the cell.
b) It prevents substances from entering the cell.
c) It allows substances to freely enter and exit the cell.
d) It controls which substances enter and exit the cell.

Organisms composed of more than one cell.
a) unicellular
b) prokaryote
c) multicellular
d) eukaryote

A cell that has a nucleus is also called
a) unicelluar
b) eukaryote
c) prokaryote
d) cell membrane

When a person's heart rate lowers when being submerged in freezing water, this is showing an example of
a) homeostasis
b) gametogenesis
c) respiration
d) digestion

Scientists originally classified certain kinds of fungi, such as mushrooms, into the plant kingdom. This was discovered to be a mistake because fungi
a) cannot make their own food.
b) do not contain nuclei in their cells.
c) are not considered to be living organisms.
d) do not survive in areas receiving much sunlight.

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