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What are the 5 kingdoms?
Animalia, Plantae, Fungi, Protoctista, Prokaryotes
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Which kingdoms have multicellular organisms?
Animal, Plant and Fungi
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Which kingdoms have organisms with a cell wall?
Plant and Fungi.
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Which kingdoms has organisms that feed heterotrophically?
Animal.
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What does saprophytic mean?
A saprophyte or saprotroph is an organism which gets its energy from dead organic matter.
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Which kingdom has organisms that contain chlorophyll?
Plant.
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What are classified as non- living and are not in the kingdoms?
Virus.
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What is the main characteristics of the phylum chordata?
A supporting rod running the length of the body.
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What are the 3 ways organisms can absorb oxygen?
Skin, gills and lungs.
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How can vertebrates be classified according to their thermoregulation?
Homeotherms and poikilotherms
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What is the definition of species?
Species as organisms that produce fertile offspring.
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Give a use of the binominal classification?
Study and conserve species .
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Name 2 extreme enviroments
Deep-sea hydrothermal vents and polar regions.
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Name 2 types of variation
Continuous and discontinuous .
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Name 2 reasons for variation within species
Genes and enviroment.
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What evidence can be used to support Darwin's theory of evolution?
DNA research and the emergence of resistant organisms.
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What is inside the nucleus?
Chromosomes.
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What are alleles?
Alternative forms of genes.
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What does dominant mean?
A stronger allele that masks the effect of the weaker, recessive allele.
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What does recessive mean?
A weaker allele that will only be expressed as a characteristic if the dominant allele is not present.
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What does heterozygous mean?
Different alleles for the same gene.
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What is your phenotype?
The expression of a particular trait.
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What is your genotype?
The set of alleles that determine a characteristic.
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