Instructions: Choose 4 topics from category A and 2 from category B. You must answer all parts of the question in order to receive full credit. Responses are expected to be about .5 – 1 page typed, single spaced, font size 12, times new roman font. Your grade will be determined by the quality of your response and how you support your answer. If you reference sources outside of the book, please simply list them at the end of the response. DO NOT PLAGERIZE. No copy and pasting, even in quotes. Everything must be in your own words and not just simply reworded from another text. Category A- Topics covered in class: Choose 4 of the following topics to answer. Explain cell theory. What are some current hypotheses of how the first cell could have come into existence? What is the evidence that supports these hypotheses? Describe ionic, covalent, and hydrogen bonds. Explain how the cell uses bonds to store energy and perform metabolic processes Explain the process of transcription and translation. Explain why the RNA world hypothesis is a plausible explanation of how genetic information was stored, replicated, and expressed before DNA, protein, and RNA were used. Many deadly genetic diseases exist in the human population. If these diseases are fatal, how do they still persist in the population? What can a person do to determine if they carry these genes? Explain the specific differences between Mitosis and Meiosis. Explain one disease that occurs when an error happens in each type of cell replication (2 diseases total). Can GMO or selective breading lead to the creation of new species? Explain. Category B- Exploratory topics: Choose 2 of the following topics to answer. Discuss any major outbreak of disease from the recent or distant past. Describe the pathogen that caused it and explain why this pathogen is, or is not, still a threat to humans. Choose any living species. Describe its lifecycle and explain its evolutionary history. We, as humans, are now able to consciously impact our own evolution. Is this good or bad? Why? Write about any one topic related to Biology. Please make it interesting.