Month: December 2016

APES QOD January 9th

The rise of antibiotic resistant pathogens (disease) can be attributed to all of the following EXCEPT: A. Reproductive rate of microbes is so swift it allows for natural selection for resistance at a rapid rate B. Global travel allows for

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First Five January 9

1. What worked for you to learn Biology last semester? What did not work for you? 2. Which of the following does DNA provide information for: (Choose the most accurate answer.) A. The structure and function of a protein. B.

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APES QOD December 8

Discarded mobile devices become part of the electronic waste stream (e-waste).  Mercury is often present in e-waste. Identify one negative human health effect, other than death, associated with mercury. (2015 Q#2)  

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First Five December 8/9

A cell undergoing mitosis, a form of asexual reproduction, divides.  The original parent cell had 20 chromosomes.  How many chromosomes did each of the two resulting daughter cells contain? How does the DNA found in the nucleus control all cell activities?

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APES QOD December 6

An advantage of recycling aluminum rather than disposing of it in landfills is that aluminum can be A. Produced from recycled metal using much less energy than is required for its production from aluminum ore (bauxite) B. Produced from ore

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First Five December 6/7

What percentage of adenine molecules is present in a DNA molecule of 1000 bases, if 200 of the base molecules are cytosine? What is the correct sequence of codons in the mRNA molecules that would arise from a section of

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APES QOD December 5

Which of the following laws gave the EPA the authority to control hazardous waste from “cradle to grave”, including the generation, transportation, treatment, storage, and disposal of hazardous waste? A. Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) B. Endangered Species Act

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