1. Explain the classification system used in biology to organize living creat

1.
Explain the classification system used in biology to organize
living creatures. Pick two organisms from each Kingdom and explain why they are
placed in that kingdom.
2.
There are four unique properties of water that make it central to
life on earth. Explain, in detail, each of these four properties.
3.
Explain the forces and mechanisms that are at work making a
Staphyloccus infection an increasingly serious health threat.
4.
Explain why an individual organism is not able to evolve, but may
contribute to evolution.
5.
Explain the difference between an ionic bond and a covalent bond.
6.
Compare the inputs and outputs of photosynthesis with the inputs
and outputs of cellular respiration.
7.
What are the sex chromosomes and how do they differ between male
and female?
8.
Compare the products of mitosis with the products of meiosis.
9.
What are five methods of cancer prevention?
10.
Explain how reproductive barriers result in the development of
different species.
11.
How does Basilosaurus provide evidence of evolution?
12.
Explain how excavating sediments reveals an ordered series of
fossils.
13.
Explain why taking antibiotics helps cures Strep throat, but
does not help cure the common cold or the flu.
14.
Explain how natural selection drives evolution.
15.
Describe the force that allows a “water strider” or
“water walker” insect to stay on top of the water.

The essay exam consists of fifteen questions. All
questions must be answered in full sentences. Each
question requires at least one reference, and should be cited within the
paragraph. Each question must have an answer of at least 150 words1.
Explain the classification system used in biology to organize
living creatures. Pick two organisms from each Kingdom and explain why they are
placed in that kingdom.2.
There are four unique properties of water that make it central to
life on earth. Explain, in detail, each of these four properties.3.
Explain the forces and mechanisms that are at work making a
Staphyloccus infection an increasingly serious health threat.4.
Explain why an individual organism is not able to evolve, but may
contribute to evolution.5.
Explain the difference between an ionic bond and a covalent bond.6.
Compare the inputs and outputs of photosynthesis with the inputs
and outputs of cellular respiration.7.
What are the sex chromosomes and how do they differ between male
and female?8.
Compare the products of mitosis with the products of meiosis.9.
What are five methods of cancer prevention?10.
Explain how reproductive barriers result in the development of
different species.11.
How does Basilosaurus provide evidence of evolution?12.
Explain how excavating sediments reveals an ordered series of
fossils.13.
Explain why taking antibiotics helps cures Strep throat, but
does not help cure the common cold or the flu.14.
Explain how natural selection drives evolution.15.
Describe the force that allows a “water strider” or
“water walker” insect to stay on top of the water.The essay exam consists of fifteen questions. All
questions must be answered in full sentences. Each
question requires at least one reference, and should be cited within the
paragraph. Each question must have an answer of at least 150 words