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Friday, September 28 th Q1. Suppose you wanted to do an experiment on Nemoria caterpillars in the field. How could you ensure that there was only one difference between the treatment groups? a. Do the experiment in a greenhouse or other setting where environmental variables can be controlled. b. Do the experiment in the normal environment, but randomly assign the treatments. c. Do the experiment in the normal environment, but record all the environmental variables for each individual so you can factor them out. Q2. Suppose global warming leads to increased rain in Arizona. Oaks with larger twigs and flowers produce many more offspring than oaks with smaller twigs and flowers. Under the theory of special creation, which of the following statements is NOT correct? a. Over time, the average size of Nemoria caterpillars will increase in response to changes in the characteristics of oak trees. b. It is not possible for the characteristics of Nemoria caterpillars or oak trees. c. It is not possible to predict what will happen in the future. d. If any changes in oaks or caterpillars occur, they are due to the actions of a supernatural power. Q3. What does the theory of special creation predict about the geographic relationships of closely related species? a. Nothing b. Closely-related species should be found in the same geographic area c. Closely-related species should be scattered randomly in terms of geography d. Closely-related species should be found in similar habitats, no matter where they are in terms of geography Q4. Under the theory of evolution as formulated by Lamarck, why would Nemoria caterpillars change if more and more oaks in Arizona have large twigs and flowers? a. A supernatural power would make the caterpillars larger, so they would be camouflaged better. b. Larger caterpillars push smaller caterpillars away from prime feeding spots. Larger individuals are better fed and reproduce more. c.
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