Bio 101 - Quiz 1 White Key

Bio 101 - Quiz 1 White Key - Biology 101: An Introduction...

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Biology 101: An Introduction to Biology Winter Quarter 2008 Lecture Quiz 1, White Form Instructions: For each question below, fill in the space on the bubble on the Scantron corresponding to the best answer for that question. There is always one best answer, though more than one may appear plausible upon first glance. This quiz covers lecture and reading material from 1/3-1/10 and is worth 30 points. Be sure to indicate on the top of your answer sheet which color of quiz you are taking; if you fail to do this, your answer sheet may be graded with the wrong key and you will be responsible for the poor grade that will likely result. Questions are based upon lectures, newspaper articles provided for you on Carmen, videos, or their discussion in class. 1. Which of the following is NOT an accurate statement concerning the West Nile virus? A. West Nile virus infects only birds. B. Mosquitoes act as a vector for the transmission of West Nile virus from birds to humans. C. The West Nile virus has been detected in all continental U.S. states. D. Encephalitis and meningitis in humans can be caused by the West Nile virus, ultimately leading to some human mortality. E. West Nile virus can result in the mortality of crows and jays. 2. Which of the following is NOT true about the scientific method? A. The scientific method provides data from experimentation that supports an hypothesis. B. The scientific method can generate predictions based upon an hypothesis. C. The scientific method seeks to test hypotheses against the natural world. D. The scientific method uses supernatural explanations to test hypotheses. E. The scientific method can generate data that either supports or does not support an hypothesis. 3. Which pitfalls determine whether or not science can produce beneficial results and applications for humans? A.
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