Biology Jeopardy Game Key

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fixed
A goose attempts to retrieve an egg that is removed from the nest. This behavior is an example of a(n) ________ action pattern.
Mammalia
The Zebra Equus quagga belongs to class ________ , the clade of mammals.
notochord
The rigid but flexible structure that chordates possess is called a ________ .
capsid
Viruses are made up of nucleic acid genome enclosed in a protein coat called a ________ .
population
A group of organisms of the same species in one area comprise a(n) ________ .
temperature
Terrestrial biomes are defined by ________ and precipitation.
invasive
Monk parakeets are ________ species which have been introduced into Chicago from elsewhere, inflicting negative impacts on native ecosystems.
prepared
A monkey acquires fear of snakes by observing other monkeys; this is an example of ________ learning.
monophyletic
All the descendants of an ancestor make up a ________ group, or clade.
amnion
The membrane that provides a watertight fluid-filled environment for the embryo in an amniotic egg is called ________ .
plasma membrane
The flu virus is an enveloped viruse that wraps a bit of the ________ of the host cell around the capsid.
exponential
A population growing under ideal conditions increases at a(n) ________ rate that is the difference between birth and death rates.
permafrost
A terrestrial biome found in colder areas is tundra, where the soil below 1 meter is permanently frozen into ________ .
mussel
An invasive species in the Great Lakes is the Zebra ________ , which invaded the U.S. from Eurasia in the 1980s in the ballast water of cargo ships.

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