ARCO Master the AP Biology Tests (2002)

ARCO Master the AP Biology Tests (2002)

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ISBN-13: 9780768907353
Publisher: Peterson's
Publication date: 12/02/2001
Series: Master the AP Series
Pages: 308
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Prefacevii
Part 1About the Advanced Placement Examination
Exam Facts3
What Is the Advanced Placement (AP) Examination?3
Why Should I Take the AP Exam?3
What Is the Format of the AP Exam?4
What Is the Content of the AP Exam?4
What Kinds of Questions Are Asked?6
How Is the AP Exam Scored and How Are the Scores Used?7
Test Busters9
General Guidelines9
Guessing Strategies9
Multiple-Choice Questions10
Shortcuts--Using Your Time Effectively10
The Fallacy of "First Guess Is Best"10
Three Steps to Follow: Read, Eliminate, Reread11
Sample Multiple-Choice Questions11
Answers and Explanations for Sample Questions13
Free-Response Essay Questions14
Shortcuts--Using Your Time Effectively14
Five Steps to Follow: Read, Quick Response, Reread, Detailed Response, Reread15
Content of the Essay16
Fear, Panic, Stage Fright16
Topic Review Checklist17
Molecules and Cells18
Heredity and Evolution20
Organisms and Populations22
Part 2Diagnostic Model Examination
Model Examination 131
Section 135
Section 253
Answer Key, Section 154
Diagnostic Chart, Section 155
Explanatory Answers, Section 156
Model Essays, Section 266
Part 3Important Topics for Review
Biological Language73
Prefixes74
Suffixes74
Molecules and Cells75
Biological Chemistry75
Cells82
Biological Catalysts89
Energy Transformations in Living Systems94
Reproduction102
Heredity and Evolution107
Molecular Genetics107
Genetic Engineering110
Heredity111
Modern Heredity114
Evolution123
Organisms and Populations133
Taxonomy133
Anatomy and Physiology of Plants143
Anatomy and Physiology of Animals159
Behavior209
Ecology214
Part 4Final Model Examinations
Model Examination 2225
Section 1229
Section 2246
Answer Key, Section 1247
Diagnostic Chart, Section 1248
Explanatory Answers, Section 1249
Model Essays, Section 2259
Model Examination 3265
Section 1269
Section 2284
Answer Key, Section 1285
Diagnostic Chart, Section 1286
Explanatory Answers, Section 1287
Model Essays, Section 2294
Appendix
Important Names in Biology301
The Metric System305
Some Classic Experiments in Biology307

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