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Prentice Hall Biology

Chapter 28: Arthropods and Echinoderms

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(TAKS 3, Bio TEKS 7B.5)
1. Ants, bees, and termites are part of a group of insects known for
A undergoing metamorphosis.
B having three body segments.
C having three pairs of legs.
D forming societies.


(TAKS 2, Bio TEKS 8C)
2. If an arthropod has three distinct body parts, it is classified as a(an)
F crustacean.
G insect.
H chelicerate.
J millipede.


(TAKS 2, Bio TEKS 8C)
3. Organisms in the subphylum Chelicerata include
A butterflies.
B centipedes.
C horseshoe crabs.
D grasshoppers.


(TAKS 2, Bio TEKS 8C)
4. Which of the following is NOT an echinoderm?
F sand dollar
G sea urchin
H shrimp
J sea lily


(TAKS 2, Bio TEKS 8C)
5. Groups of arthropods are classified on the basis of the structure of their
A body segments and appendages.
B body segments and wings.
C wings and mouthparts.
D appendages and exoskeletons.


(TAKS 2, Bio TEKS 10A)
6. In echinoderms, the water vascular system is involved with each of the following EXCEPT
F respiration.
G movement.
H reproduction.
J circulation.


(TAKS 2, Bio TEKS 10A)
7. Movement in echinoderms involves
A water-filled tube feet.
B jointed legs.
C floating in water currents.
D swimming with fins.


(TAKS 2, Bio TEKS 8C)
8. Which of the following is NOT a typical characteristic of arthropods?
F segmented body
G jointed appendages
H exoskeleton
J three pairs of legs


(TAKS 4, IPC TEKS 8A)
9. The common name for the oxidation of iron is
A burnishing.
B putrefaction.
C rusting.
D precipitation.


(TAKS 5, IPC TEKS 4D)
10. The efficiency of a machine is
F always 100 percent.
G always greater than 100 percent.
H always less than 100 percent.
J either greater than or less than 100 percent.