Adaptation for survival

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a level Biology Quiz on Adaptation for survival, created by pauldearden on 10/21/2013.

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Question 1

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What is meant by adaptation?
Answer
  • A unique feature that makes an organism well suited to the environment it inhabits
  • The process of slow change in living organisms as the best adapted survive to breed successfully

Question 2

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What is an extremophile?
Answer
  • An organism that lives in temperatures below 40 degrees so their enzymes can work
  • A microorganism that is adapted to live in conditions where enzymes wouldn't usually work because they would denature
  • Organisms that must live in hot, dry conditions

Question 3

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Why do large animals find it difficult to cool down?
Answer
  • They have a small surface area : volume ratio
  • They usually live in hot conditions
  • They usually live in colder conditions
  • They have more fat to keep them warm