Campbell Biology (10th Edition)

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ISBN 13: 978-0-32177-565-8

Chapter 8 - Test Your Understanding - Level 1 - Knowledge/Comprehension: 2

Answer

C. Temperature is usually uniform throughout the cell.

Work Step by Step

Performing work involves some kind of gradient, but the uniformity of heat throughout most cells prevents this (C). A is wrong since heat does carry energy, and B is untrue for many cells and thus is not generally true. D can be excluded since heat sometimes can be used to do work (such as a hot air balloon rising).
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