Biology Final

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Which of the following effects is produced by the high surface tension of water?
A) Lakes don't freeze solid in winter, despite low temperatures.
B) A water strider can walk across the surface of a small pond.
C) Organisms resist temperature changes, although they give off heat due to chemical reactions.
D) Water can act as a solvent.
E) The pH of water remains exactly neutral.

Answer:
B. A water strider can walk across the surface of a small pond.

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