Month: August 2015

APES QOD Sept 1

—Which of the following shows the approximate concentration of CO2, N2, and O2 in dry air? CO2     N2       O2 A.  78%  <1%      21% B.  43%  <1%     56% C.  36%  8%  

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APES QOD August 31

 All of the following are examples of abiotic factors except: a. temperature b.pH c.wind d.salinity e.vegetation

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First Five August 27/28

Which of the four organic molecules controls and promotes chemical reactions? Carbo-loading can help you race without hitting the wall—as long as you do it right. What types of foods should athletes eat before the race to make sure they

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APES QOD August 27

Which of the following is part of a positive feedback mechanism associated with global climate change? A. Increased gas mileage in cars. B. Increased cloudiness caused by more moisture in the atmosphere. C. Melting of Arctic sea ice. D. Increased

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APES QOD August 25

All of the following gases have been implicated in contributing to the increase in global temperatures via the greenhouse effect EXCEPT O2    b.  CH4  c. N2O  d.  CO2  e. CFC’s

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First Five August 25/26

What four major types of compounds are found in all living things? If you were are interested in eating a healthy diet, what two types of compounds should make up the majority of your diet?

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APES QOD August 24

—If mean global temperature keeps on increasing as predicted by contemporary scientists, which of the following is most likely? —A. There will be fewer insect pests and disease-carrying organisms —B. Specialists species living in fragile ecosystems will risk extinction. —C.

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First Five August 24

Choose one of the life supporting properties of water.  Explain how the property affects the function of a living organism.  Explain how this property is a function of water’s structure. How does this cartoon relate to organic molecules?   

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First Five August 20/21

1.  Why would cut strawberries in a bowl lose juice when sugar is added to the strawberries?   2. What percentage of your body is water?  What happens to cells when the amount of water in them is decreased (dehydration)?

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APES QOD August 20

Possible effects of a warmer atmosphere include which of the following? Expanded ranges of tropical diseases More intense hurricanes and typhoons III. Increased crop damage from pests and diseases a. I only b. II only c. I and III only

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