Guide Semester Test 2004
Taxonomy, Plants, Invertebrates, & Vertebrates
Fruits of cereal plants are called __________________.
Viral DNA becomes integrated into the host cellís DNA during the
Viruses only reproduce in ___________________.
use reverse transcriptase to transcribe DNA from RNA.
Prions are composed only of __________________.
or DNA covered by a protein coat makes up a _______________.
Classifying living things is called ______________________.
From the kingdom to the species level organisms become more
___________________ in appearance.
The system of classifying organisms by assigning genus & species
names was developed by _________________.
Which word in a scientific name is the genus?
Noncellular structures that canít make proteins or use energy, but can
reproduce inside living cells would be ____________________.
Scientists all over the world use the _______________, scientific name
for an organism.
Scientific names are written in ________________, a dead language.
The taxonomic hierarchy is kingdom, phylum, _________________, order,
______________, genus and _______________.
A waxy ________________ on the outside of plants prevents evaporation of
fluids from the plant.
An internal system of connected tubes and vessels in some plants is
called ______________________ tissue.
tissue in plants transports water and minerals.
All seed plants have a seed containing an _________________, a
________________ supply, and a protective __________________.
Pines, cedars, spruce, and fir are examples of ____________________.
Monocot leaves have __________________ venation.
Plants grow in regions of active cell division called ________________.
Leaves connect to stems at areas called __________________.
____________________ is the loss of water by the leaves & stem of a
____________________ tissue in plants transports sugars.
Multicellular heterotrophic organisms without cell walls would be in the
Most animals have a head at the _________________ end and a tail located
at the _______________ end.
Name a freshwater cnidarian closely related to the jellyfish.
The concentration of sensory organs on the anterior end of an animal is
known as ________________________.
The sea anemone has ______________________ symmetry.
head of a fish would be located on the _______________ end.
are animals whose cells are specialized but arenít organized into tissues.
The absence of a vertebral column or backbone is characteristic of all
________________ cells help draw water into a sponge.
Hard needle-like structures in the wall of a sponge are called
Sponges obtain food by _________________ feeding.
_________________ in sponges are cells that move throughout the
spongeís body wall to deliver food to the organismís cells.
_____________________ organisms can produce both eggs and sperm.
sea anemone captures its prey using ___________________ in its tentacles.
and _________________ are the two distinct life stages of cnidarians.
Sea anemones exist as _____________ in the adult stage.
in chambers on each side of the head are the ______________ of bony fish.
mammals keep their offspring inside the mother until their development ids
The ____________________ of fish helps them be buoyant in the water.
Amphibians breathe through lungs and their _______________.
The skin of reptiles is dry and ___________________.
Birdís bones are _________________ and ________________.
Amphibian skin is thin and ______________ for __________ exchange.
The _______________ is a sheet of muscle below the rib cage in mammals to
help them breathe.
The _______________ egg allowed reptiles to adapt to life on land.