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General Information
Related Benchmark: SC.912.L.15.8
Reporting Category: Life Science
Type: MC: Multiple Choice
Difficulty: N/A
Question:
One of the accepted scientific theories describing the origin of life on Earth is known as chemical evolution. According to this theory, which of the following events would need to occur first for life to evolve?
Answer Options:
A. onset of photosynthesis
B. origin of genetic material
C. synthesis of organic molecules
D. formation of the plasma membrane
Answer Key:
C