True or False Worksheet for Biology

True or False Worksheet for Biology

Indicate whether the statement is true or false.

 1. Accepting ideas is the cornerstone of scientific thought. _________________________
 2. Skepticism is a habit of mind in which a person accepts the validity of accepted ideas. _________________________
 3. The law of gravity and the law of conservation of energy are national laws. _________________________
 4. Scientific investigations require ethical behavior. _________________________
 5. Most scientific investigations begin with observations that lead to universal laws. _________________________
 6. hypothesis is a possible explanation that can be tested by observation or experimentation. _________________________
 7. The control group and the experimental group are identical except for one variable. _________________________
 8. hypothesis is a general explanation for a broad range of data. _________________________
 9. International System of Units (SI) is the official name of the metric system. _________________________
 10. A centimeter is equal to 10 millimeters. _________________________
 11. Light and electron autoclaves help magnify objects. _________________________
 12. technique is a way of doing something. _________________________
 13. In the event of a lab accident, one thing you should always do is remain calm. _________________________
 14. Biology is the study of nonliving things. _________________________
 15. A student who wants to study bacteria would take microbiology classes. _________________________
 16. Reproduction insures ongoing generations of both one-celled organisms and frogs. _________________________
 17. Homeostasis is the maintenance of a stable internal environment in spite of changes in the external environment. _________________________
 18. The bacterium that causes cholera is an example of a pathogen. _________________________
 19. Scientists discovered that predicting the spread of cholera involves understanding reproductive behavior of plankton. _________________________
 20. The study of all the factors in the spread of cholera in human populations is an example of ecology. _________________________
 21. Scientists in the 21st century are better able to prevent disease because of their improved understanding of biology. _________________________
 22. The completion of the Human Genome Project was one minor contribution to the ability to cure disease. _________________________
 23. Scientists expect people to live longer lives because of advances in the science of biology. _________________________
 24. The application of technology to medicine has greatly increased the ability of people to live healthy lives. _________________________
 25. Genetic engineering is the only practical application of biotechnology. _________________________
 26. Genetic engineering is widely used in agriculture to produce crops that are pest-resistant. _________________________
 27. Surrounding a drug compound with a layer of atoms that allows for the slow release of the drug is an example of genetic engineering. _________________________
 28. Making a new kind of fastener modeled on the way an aquatic animal fastens onto rocks on the ocean floor is an example of nanotechnology. _________________________
 29. Biometrics involves analyzing large amounts of data on biological characteristics. _________________________
 30. Unique genetic traits, such as hair color, are the most important source of data for biometrics. _________________________
 31. Advances in biotechnology have been slowed by ethical concerns. _________________________
 32. The ethics of different kinds of biotechnology will be decided by individuals and scientists. _________________________
 33. One good way to protect the environment is to learn more about it. _________________________
 34. Environmental science involves neither the study of organisms nor their physical surroundings. _________________________
 35. One reason that wildlife biologists collect DNA samples from endangered species is the hope that these species can be cloned if they become extinct. _________________________
 36. Genetic engineering is used to track the movements of animals in the wild. _________________________
 37. Community environmental groups make problems for environmental research. _________________________

 

 

 

 

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 1.  Accepting ideas is the cornerstone of scientific thought. __________False_______________
 2.  Skepticism is a habit of mind in which a person accepts the validity of accepted ideas. _________False________________
 3.  The law of gravity and the law of conservation of energy are national laws. ________ _______ False __________
 4.  Scientific investigations require ethical behavior. ________True_________________
 5.  Most scientific investigations begin with observations that lead to universal laws. _________False________________

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