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Which of the following is NOT a characteristic that all organisms share?
a) ability to taste and smell
b) ability to use energy
c) ability to grow and develop
d) ability to sense and respond to change

What molecule is the major energy carrier in the cell?
a) nucleic acid
b) ATP
c) phospholipid
d) lipid

Which of the following reproduces through asexual reproduction?
a) humans
b) hydra
c) fish
d) birds

Maintaining stable internal conditions is called
a) shivering
b) sweating
c) homeostasis
d) heredity

What happens when organisms reproduce?
a) They grow and develop.
b) They sense change in their environment.
c) They maintain a stable internal environment.
d) They make organisms similar to themselves.

What is passing genetic traits from parents to offspring called?
a) homeostasis
b) sexual reproduction
c) heredity
d) metabolism

Which of the following is NOT a basic need of most organisms?
a) food
b) plants
c) air
d) water

What do most of the chemical reactions involved in metabolism require?
a) water
b) carbohydrates
c) phospholipids
d) carbon dioxide

A kind of reproduction in which an offspring shares characteristics of two parents
a) consumer
b) decomposer
c) asexual reproduction
d) sexual reproduction

A kind of reproduction in which an offspring is identical to its parent
a) producers
b) humans
c) sexual reproduction
d) asexual reproduction

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