Adds Google, Yahoo and Bing verification codes and adds Site Statistics scripts to your site
WordPress is very keen (as we are) to separate functionality from design. Among other things it keeps themes from being bloated, it's cleaner code wise and allows users to choose what features they want.
The short answer is yes. The long answer is that whilst we have created this primarily for our Responsive theme we decided that it was important to make it inclusive rather than exclusive.