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1. (From the evolutionary time lecture). We partitioned Murdoch 101 into a different time scale based upon distances. In terms of our time scale in Murdoch, when did dinosaurs appear? a. the last fifth of the room (the end) b. the fourth fifth of the room c. the third fifth of the room d. the second fifth of the room e. the first fifth of the room (the beginning) 2. (From the evolutionary time lecture). For most of the history of life on earth, which of the following groups solely occupied earth? 3. (From the evolutionary time lecture). Most biological diversity we see today appeared (most directly or recently) after which important evolutionary innovation? 4. Gregor Mendel developed his theory of inheritance mainly from: a. examining the movement of chromosomes in plants b. determining the structure of genes using molecular methods c. experimental and statistical results from breeding plants d. using prior knowledge of the mechanisms of mitosis and meiosis in plants e. blogging 5. How many unique gametes are possible from the following genotype: AaBbCcddEEFf 1
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Questions #6-9 use the following information In one of Mendel’s crosses, he used smooth and wrinkly seeded plants. When he crossed male smooth seeded plants with female wrinkly seeded plants, the first generation (F1) offspring were all smooth seeded. When these offspring were crossed together, the offspring (F2) were 5474 smooth seeded, and 1850 wrinkly seeded. 6. In terms of early hypotheses regarding how traits are inherited, these overall results best support: a. Mendel’s view that traits are inherited as discrete particles b. the view that traits are blended from the mother and father each generation c. the view that traits are determined solely from the father d. the view that traits are determined solely from the mother e. all of the above are supported by these results
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