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Prentice Hall Biology

Chapter 29: Comparing Invertebrates

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(TAKS 3, Bio TEKS 7A)
1. Cephalization is associated with more rapid and efficient
A respiratory gas exchange.
B response to the environment.
C digestion and absorption.
D circulatory systems.


(TAKS 2, Bio TEKS 10A.10)
2. Most animals have excretory systems that remove wastes and control
F reproductive behavior.
G growth and development.
H the amount of water in the tissues.
J digestion and absorption of food.


(TAKS 3, Bio TEKS 7A)
3. Which invertebrates develop the most complex organ systems?
A noncoelomates
B acoelomates
C coelomates
D pseudocoelomates


(TAKS 2, Bio TEKS 10A.1)
4. Most complex animals have
F closed circulatory systems.
G open circulatory systems.
H no circulatory systems.
J many circulatory systems.


(TAKS 3, Bio TEKS 7A)
5. A symmetrical body plan is found in all of the following EXCEPT
A flatworms.
B cnidarians.
C mollusks.
D sponges.


(TAKS 2, Bio TEKS 10A)
6. The most common form of animal reproduction is
F sexual reproduction.
G asexual reproduction.
H mitosis.
J fission.


(TAKS 3, Bio TEKS 7A)
7. One trend in the evolution of more complex animals is that
A systems became more specialized.
B systems became less specialized.
C organs became less specialized.
D cells became less specialized.


(TAKS 2, Bio TEKS 10A.8)
8. In order for respiratory organs to be efficient, they must have a
F small volume.
G large volume.
H small surface area.
J large surface area.


(TAKS 2, Bio TEKS 10A.7)
9. Which of the following is NOT a common type of animal skeleton?
A hydrostatic skeleton
B muscular skeleton
C endoskeleton
D exoskeleton


(TAKS 4, IPC TEKS 8A)
10. The process by which an element loses electrons during a chemical reaction is
F oxidation.
G ionization.
H reduction.
J saponification.