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The atom is the basic unit of lifeCell
89.1%
A cell that contains a 2n number of chromosomes is a haploid cellDiploid
80.6%
Two strands of nucleotides form RNA, which resides solely in the nucleusDNA
78.8%
Entire species permanently disappear from the biosphere when the last member of the species dies in a process called emigrationExtinction
75.9%
Cells without a nucleus or other membrane-bound organelles are eukaryoticProkaryotic
73.6%
ADP releases energy when the bond between the second and third phosphate groups is brokenAdenosine triphosphate
71.8%
The organelle called the nucleolus helps manufacture proteinsRibosomes
71.7%
A permanent change in a cell's DNA is called a transcriptionMutation
70%
Heterozygous means that you have two of the same allele for a particular traitHomozygous
69.5%
Proteins called substrates are the biological catalysts that speed up the rate of chemical reactions in biological processesEnzymes
67.7%
The major light-absorbing pigments in plants are melaninsChlorophylls
64.3%
The biome called the desert is a treeless biome with a layer of permanently frozen soil below the surfaceTundra
64%
Bobcats, chimpanzees, and beetles are autotrophs, organisms that get their energy requirements by consuming other organismsHeterotrophs
63.4%
The establishment of a community in an area of exposed rock that does not have any topsoil is secondary successionPrimary succession
63.3%
Cilia are long hairs that move with a whiplike motionFlagella
57.8%
Statement Correct term % Correct
Solvents are mixtures that can react with acids or bases to keep the pH within a particular range.Buffers
54.3%
Centrioles convert sugars into usable energyMitochondria
54.3%
Fish are free-floating photosynthetic autotrophs that live in aquatic ecosystemsPlankton
53.5%
The atmosphere is the portion of Earth that supports lifeBiosphere
53.4%
Carbohydrates are molecules made mostly of carbon and hydrogen that make up things like waxesLipids
51.9%
The catabolic pathway, photosynthesis, is when organic molecules are broken down to release energy for use by a cellCell respiration
44.8%
Some cells go through a process called epistasis, or programmed cell deathApoptosis
43.9%
Biogenesis is considered the mechanism by which evolution takes placeNatural selection
41.2%
The close relationship that exists when two or more species live together is a nicheSymbiosis
41%
Interphase is the stage of the cell cycle during which the cell's nucleus and nuclear material divideMitosis
37.4%
The maximum number of individuals in a species that an environment can support for the long term is the growth rateCarrying capacity
35.5%
The second phase of photosynthesis called the Krebs Cycle in which energy is stored in organic molecules such as glucoseCalvin Cycle
35.3%
Galileo's system of classification was the first formal system of taxonomic organizationLinnaeus
33.1%
The process of capture and conversion of nitrogen into a form that is useable by plants is called denitrificationNitrogen Fixation
32.9%
Any inherited characteristic that results from changes to a species over time is known as an enzymeAdaptation
27%

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