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1. The proposed Phylocode differs from the Linnaean classification system in that: a. the phylocode is based on binomial nomenclature. b. the phylocode is constructed using analogous characters. c. the phylocode only recognizes monophyletic groups. d. the phylocode is based on homoplasies. 2. Cladistic phylogenies are based on all of the following except: a. grouping based on maximum parsimony. b. grouping based on maximum likelihood. c. grouping an ancestor and all of its descendents. d. grouping based on shared, derived characters. 3. At the Al-Fateh Hospital in Libya , six medics were accused of intentionally infecting over 400 children with HIV. Phylogenetic analysis of the HIV viruses carried by the infected children suggested that a. the HIV infections began after the medics arrived at the hospital. b. the HIV infections began before the medics arrived at the hospital. c. the medics brought a mutated strain of HIV with them to the hospital. d.
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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2009 for the course BISC 120Lg taught by Professor 11:00-01:50pm during the Fall '06 term at USC.

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Quiz4_Answers - 1 The proposed Phylocode differs from the...

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