BISC120_Midterm1_2007

BISC120_Midterm1_2007 - Your Name Your TAs Name BISC 120L...

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Your Name: 1 Your TA’s Name: ____________________ BISC 120L Midterm 1 – Fall 2007 – 100 pts total READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY 1. Write your name on all the pages 2. Make sure you have a total of 9 pages 3. Please note the following equations that might be helpful: p + q = 1 p 2 + 2pq + q 2 = 1 Page # Score 1 0_ /0 pts 2 _____/8 pts 3 _____/8 pts 4 _____/8 pts 5 _____/16 pts 6 _____/10 pts 7 _____/20 pts 8 _____/20 pts 9 _____/10 pts Total _____/100 pts
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Your Name: 2 A. Multiple Choice (2 pts x 15 = 30 pts). Select the most appropriate answer and write in CAPITAL LETTERS ONLY in the accompanying box. 1. How many unique gametes could be produced through independent assortment by an individual with the genotype AaBbCCDdEE? A. 4 B. 8 C. 16 D. 32 E. 64 2. It was important that Mendel examined not just the F 1 generation in his breeding experiments, but the F 2 generation as well, because A. he obtained very few F 1 progeny, making statistical analysis difficult. B. parental traits that were not observed in the F 1 reappeared in the F 2 , suggesting that the traits did not truly disappear in the F 1 . C. analysis of the F 1 progeny would have allowed him to discover the law of segregation, but not the law of independent assortment. D. the dominant phenotypes were visible in the F 2 generation, but not in the F 1 . E. all of the above 3. Pseudohypertrophic muscular dystrophy is an inherited disorder that causes gradual deterioration of the muscles. It is seen almost exclusively in boys born to apparently normal parents and usually results in death in the early teens. This disorder is caused by A. an autosomal recessive. B. an autosomal dominant C. a sex-linked recessive D. a sex-linked dominant E. not possible to determine the type of gene with the information available. 4. Which of the following individuals believed in evolution? A. Aristotle B. Lamarck C. Linnaeus D. Cuvier E. Hutton
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Your Name: 3 5. Which of the following is not a commonly stated argument opposing the theory of evolution by natural selection? A. Organisms exhibit astounding complexity that could not have been created by
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