Science Test Set 1

1. Generally, a tornado is a rotating column of air connecting the ground to
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Question 1 of 17

2. A strip mining company wants to lease some land that is currently part of a national park. They promise to reclaim the land should any minerals be mined from the area, and they are willing to pay top dollar for the rights. As an ecologist, what factors would you raise with the local government?
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3. Climate is NOT affected by:
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4. What is a Punnett square?
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5. Heterozygous refers to having inherited different forms of a particular gene from each parent. Which of the genotypes below is heterozygous?
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6. Calculate the mean for the following data points:
55, 87, 71,38, 19
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7. Humans have 23 pairs of chromosomes, for a total of ...
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8. A producer uses energy from the Sun to make food. Which of these is NOT a producer?
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9. The measure of the amount of matter in an object is called_____.
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10. A hypothesis is based on ...
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11. The term “non-renewable” means that the resource
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12. A dominant gene usually shows itself over a ____.
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13. What is an example of a recessive human trait?
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14. Calculate the average speed of a bicycle that travels 280 m in 20 s.
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15. A tall man feeds his cow different amounts of food each day. He notices that the cows are happier on days when they receive the most food. In this situation, what is the independent variable?
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16. Which of the following is an example of observation
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17. The cell membrane of the red blood cell will allow water, oxygen, and carbon dioxide to pass through. Because other substances are blocked from entering, this membrane is called ______.
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Last Updated on October 13, 2021.