Unit A Midterm Exam Review Name: Date: Reference: read pages 8 – 85 in Science in Action 9 text. 1. Give 2 Examples of Abiotic factors. a. b. 2. Give 2 Examples of Biotic factors. a. b. 3. What does the term species mean? 4. Relate population and community? 5. What are the 5 Kingdoms that organisms are categorized in? a. b. c. d. e. 6. Each kingdom is divided into subcategories. List them in order from the category with the greatest number organisms to least number of organisms. Kingdom, , , , , 7. There are 3 different types of symbiotic relationships. a. what are they b. define each c. give an example of each i. ii. iii. , 8. Explain the difference between interspecies competition and resource partitioning. 9. Why is variation or diversity within a species important? Be sure to explain fully. Give Example 10. What is natural selection? 11. Contrast the following terms: discrete variation / continuous variation 12. What are the 4 types of Asexual Reproduction? Define each. Give an Example. a. example: b. example: c. example: d. example: 13. Label the flower below: Label the male parts in blue female parts in red 14. What does DNA stand for? 15. What is the function of this molecule? 16. What are: a. The 3 parts of a DNA molecule? i. ii. iii. b. The 4 bases? i. ii. iii. iv. 17. What are the differences between meiosis and mitosis? mitosis meiosis 18. A pure bred black furred (dominant) dog mates with a pure bred white furred (recessive) dog. What will the offspring look like? Remember to also give the percentages. 19. A purebred black cow is mated with a hybrid black cow. If the recessive allele is white, what will the offspring look like and what is the percent for each? 20. Explain the difference between extinction and extirpation by using an example. 21. The giant panda is said to be overspecialized. What does this mean? 22. How does artificial selection differ from natural selection? Use an example to help explain 23. Give an example to explain in-situ conservation. 24. Give an example to explain ex-situ conservation. 25. Optional! Go back and do the Check and Reflects as necessary to check your knowledge and understanding.