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Get your plicker card and answer the following question (based on the date):

8/14: Which of the following pieces of lab equipment would be used for growing E.coli bacteria?

  1. Beaker
  2. Microscope
  3. Petri dish
  4. Forceps

8/15: Athena has been heating a solution in a beaker. What does she need to do to remove the beaker from the hot plate?

  1. Simply pick up the beaker
  2. Turn off the hot plate and allow the beaker to cool
  3. Use tongs or rubber pads to remove from hot plate
  4. More than one of these

8/17: A field of sunflowers facing the sun is an example of

  1. Metabolism
  2. Responsiveness
  3. Evolution
  4. Development

8/22: A covalent bond is formed by the

  1. Transfer of electrons
  2. Sharing of electrons
  3. Gaining of electrons
  4. Losing of electrons

8/23: A light microscope that has an objective lens of 10X and an ocular lens of 20X has a total magnification of

  1. 30X
  2. 200X
  3. 300X
  4. 2000X

8/24: The substance that makes up a large portion of the molecules in your cell and often called basis for all life is

  1. Carbon
  2. Water
  3. Hydrogen
  4. Nitrogen

8/25: A water molecule is polar because its hydrogen and oxygen atoms

  1. Both lose electrons
  2. Become ions
  3. Both gain electrons
  4. Do not share electrons equally

8/30: What two types of macromolecules can be used for energy?

  1. Proteins and carbohydrates
  2. Carbohydrates and lipids
  3. Lipids and proteins
  4. Proteins and nucleic acids

9/6: A major difference between prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells is that

  1. Prokaryotic cells have a flagellum.
  2. Eukaryotic cells have a nucleus.
  3. Prokaryotic cells have cytoplasm.
  4. Eukaryotic cells have ribosomes.

9/7: The “powerhouse” of the cell is the

  1. Nucleus.
  2. Ribosome.
  3. Chloroplast.
  4. Mitochondria.

9/8: Some viruses attack cells by inserting their own DNA into the host cells’ DNA. Why might it be simpler for these viruses to attack prokaryotic cells than eukaryotic cells?

  1. Prokaryotic cells have less DNA than do eukaryotic cells.
  2. Unlike eukaryotic cells, prokaryotic cells do not have a nucleus.
  3. The cell wall in prokaryotic cells is a less effective barrier.
  4. The rapid growth of prokaryotic cells generates more virus.

9/13: Which organelle allow some cells to make food and produce oxygen with photosynthesis?

  1. Golgi apparatus
  2. Central vacuole
  3. Chloroplast
  4. Cell wall

9/14: What part of the cell serves as the intracellular highway?

  1. Endoplasmic reticulum
  2. Golgi apparatus
  3. Cell membrane
  4. Mitochondria

9/18: Which of the following pairs incorrectly matches a cell structure with its function?

  1. Cell membrane—protein synthesis
  2. Nucleus—genetic material storage
  3. Vacuole—storage
  4. Chloroplast—energy production

9/19: Which organelle contains enzymes that break down damaged cell parts?

  1. Centriole
  2. Lysosomes
  3. Vacuole
  4. Mitochondria

9/20: The plasma membrane contains which of the following?

  1. Phospholipids
  2. Cholesterol
  3. Many proteins
  4. All of these

9/21: Which of the following best describes the characteristics of the fluid mosaic model?

  1. Fluid because the phospholipids can move and mosaic because the phospholipids form different shapes.
  2. Fluid because the membrane has water between the phospholipids and mosaic because the phospholipids differ from each other.
  3. Fluid because water can diffuse through the membrane and mosaic because different molecules types can also diffuse through.
  4. Fluid because of the movement of phospholipids and mosaic because of the proteins.

9/26: Which process is used to release insulin from pancreatic cells into the bloodstream?

  1. Exocytosis
  2. Endocytosis
  3. Active transport
  4. Passive transport

10/2: ______________ produces __________, which is the energy molecule for the cell.

  1. Chloroplast, ATP
  2. Mitochondria, ATP
  3. Chloroplast, Glucose
  4. Mitochondria, Glucose

10/3: Which statement best describes the relationship between a consumer and a producer?

  1. A lion eating an antelope.
  2. A caterpillar eating a leaf.
  3. A snake eating a rat.
  4. A flower absorbing sunlight.

10/5: ATP contains all of the following except

  1. Ribose
  2. Adenine
  3. Thymine
  4. Three phosphates

10/9: Which of the following takes place in the light-dependent reaction?

  1. Sugars are made
  2. Energy is captured.
  3. Chlorophyll is pumped.
  4. CO2 is formed.

10/16: Which phrase best describes the function of ATP molecule?

  1. Stores energy
  2. Carries energy
  3. Absorbs energy
  4. Converts energy

10/17: The function of the light-dependent reactions is to

  1. Build sugars
  2. Capture and transfer energy
  3. Release carbon dioxide
  4. Form water molecules

10/18: What is the net total ATP produced by cellular respiration?

  1. 2 ATP
  2. 4 ATP
  3. 32 ATP
  4. 36 ATP

10/19: What is the relationship between the light-dependent and light-independent reactions?

  1. The light-dependent reaction produces ATP synthase for the light-independent reaction.
  2. The light-dependent reaction transfers hydrogen ions and carbon dioxide to the light-independent reaction.
  3. The light-dependent reaction transfers energy in the form of ATP and NADPH to the light-independent reaction.
  4. The light-dependent reaction builds sugars with the carbon dioxide produced by the light-independent reaction.

10/23: What step does aerobic and anaerobic respiration have in common?

  1. Krebs cycle
  2. Glycolysis
  3. Electron transport chain
  4. Calvin Cycle

10/24: The final electron acceptor at the end of cellular respiration is

  1. Hydrogen
  2. Oxygen
  3. Water
  4. ATP synthase

10/27: Cell size is limited by the

  1. Amount of cytoplasm.
  2. Cell’s ability to get rid of wastes.
  3. The size of the nucleus.
  4. The size of the plasma membrane.

10/30: Which is a large reason why cells remain small?

  1. Large cells have difficulty diffusing nutrients rapidly enough.
  2. As cells grow, their ratio of surface area to volume increases.
  3. Transportation of wastes becomes a problem for large cells.
  4. All of these

10/31: How does cytokinesis differ in plant cells from animal cells?

  1. Plant cells create a cell wall in the middle of the dividing cell.
  2. Animal cells create a cell wall in the middle of the dividing cell.
  3. Animal cells do not undergo cytokinesis.
  4. Plant cells pinch in the middle of the dividing cell.

11/1: Which cell cycle checkpoint determines whether the DNA has been replicated correctly?

  1. The cell growth checkpoint
  2. The synthesis checkpoint
  3. The mitosis checkpoint
  4. The G2 checkpoint

11/2: What can result from improper regulation in the cell cycle?

  1. Cancer
  2. Apoptosis
  3. Mitosis without a prophase
  4. Cell division

11/7: How does the number of chromosomes in the daughter cells compare with the number of chromosomes in the original cell?

  1. Daughter cells have the same number of chromosomes as the original cell.
  2. Daughter cells have twice the number of chromosomes as the original cell.
  3. Daughter cells have half the number of chromosomes as the original cell.
  4. The number of chromosomes in daughter and original cells is not related.

11/8: A kidney cell is an example of which type of cell?

  1. Sex cell
  2. Diploid cell
  3. Somatic cell
  4. More than one of these

11/9: Which is a characteristic of cancer cells?

  1. Controlled cell division
  2. Contain multiple genetic changes
  3. Cytokinesis stage is skipped
  4. Cell checkpoint function normally

11/15: The genetic material of the cell is

  1. DNA
  2. RNA
  3. Protein
  4. Carbohydrates

11/16: DNA is often described as a twisted ladder. Which of the following components of DNA are correctly labelled in this analogy?

  1. Base pairs = sides of ladder, sugar-phosphate backbone = rungs of ladder
  2. Sugar-phosphate backbone = sides of ladder, base pairs = rungs of ladder
  3. Base pairs = sides of ladder, hydrogen bonds = rungs of ladder
  4. Hydrogen bonds = sides of ladder, sugar-phosphate backbone = rungs of ladder

11/27: How does genetic information flow according to the central dogma?

  1. RNA → DNA → protein
  2. Protein → RNA → DNA
  3. RNA → protein → DNA
  4. DNA → RNA → protein

11/28: What is the function of DNA polymerase?

  1. To unzip DNA
  2. To hold the strands apart so they can be copied
  3. To bond the new nucleotides together
  4. More than one of these

11/29: ___________ carries information from a gene to the ribosomes while ____________ carries the amino acid coded by mRNA to the ribosome?

  1. tRNA, mRNA
  2. rRNA, tRNA 
  3. mRNA, tRNA
  4. DNA, rRNA

11/30: Which of the following statements concerning mutations is correct?

  1. Mutations can happen spontaneously without any outside influence.
  2. Cigarette smoke is a significant cause of mutations.
  3. Mutations may occur during DNA replication or transcription.
  4. All of these are correct.

12/1: Differences between DNA and RNA include which of the following?

  1. RNA consists of one nucleotide chain.
  2. RNA contains the nitrogen base uracil instead of thymine.
  3. RNA contains the sugar ribose instead of deoxyribose.
  1. i, ii, iii
  2. ii and iii
  3. i and ii
  4. ii only

12/4: Which of the following would not be an area where biotechnology techniques could be used?

  1. Agriculture
  2. Forensics
  3. Research
  4. Electronics

12/5: The bacterial lac operon is switched on when

  1. The operator binds to the promoter.
  2. Lactose binds to the lac operator.
  3. The operator binds to the lac genes.
  4. Lactose binds to the lac repressor.

12/6: PCR allows scientists to

  1. Rapidly make many copies of a gene or other DNA segment.
  2. Clone a recombinant DNA in bacteria.
  3. Put together two pieces of DNA from different sources.
  4. All of these are correct.
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