Month: August 2016

First Five September 1/2

How are a substrate and the enzymes that works on them like a  lock and a key? Lactaid is used by individuals who are lactose intolerant. What is the function of this enzyme?

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APES QOD September 1

Which of the following best explains why decomposers in the soils and water are important to ecosystems? A) They remove heavy metals. B) They store carbon dioxide. C) They recycle nutrients. D) They neutralize acid deposition. E) They produce more

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APES QOD August 30

2008 Exam Question Describe TWO ecosystem services provided for humans by forests. Explain how clearcutting would affect each ecosystem service you describe.

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First Five August 30/31

If a substance is considered organic, which element does it contain? Explain why a complex carbohydrate provides more energy than a simple sugar.

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APES QOD August 29

Many scientists maintain that a rise in sea level has occurred in the last hundred years as a result of global warming. If this is true, which of the following factors best explains such a rise? A. Increased precipitation B. Increased

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First Five August 29

What are the building blocks of lipids? What is an example? How many calories in sugar do you drink every day? 1% Milk is 103 calories per cup.

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APES QOD August 25

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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First Five August 25/26

 What are the building blocks (monomers) for proteins and what makes proteins different from one another? (muscle versus hair) Why is not eating a lot of carbohydrates recommended for some people as weight loss regimen?

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First Five August 23/24

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 23

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

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