Unformatted text preview: BSC 1005 Spring, 08 Quiz questions set #3 Page 1 In-class quiz questions LECTURES 21 32: 4/13/08
Opinion-based questions are not included; QUESTIONS FROM LECTURE 33 WILL BE ADDED LATER. Lecture 21 2) What brain neurotransmitter is involved in the initial stages of love? a) Endorphin b) Acetylcholine c) Dopamine d) Serotonin 3) The brain reward center(s) contains many components. One of these is: a) Ventral tegmental b) Visual cortex c) Temporal lobe d) Hippocampus Lecture 22 1) Reading: How does methamphetamine affect the brain? a) Increases longterm potentiation b) Increases dopamine levels c) Increases adrenalin (epinephrine) levels d) Blocks serotonin receptors 3) Which of the following is NOT true about oxytocin? a) It stimulates milk letdown in the breast. b) It stimulates uterine contractions during childbirth c) It increases sexual arousal d) It reduces bonding and social interactions 4) Prozac affects brain function by: a) Inhibiting dopamine reuptake b) Causing the release of dopamine c) Inhibiting serotonin reuptake d) Stimulating serotonin release e) Increase epinephrine release f) Causing the release of acetylcholine. 5) During the human menstrual cycle, progesterone levels are highest: a) Before ovulation b) During the approximate time of ovulation c) During the period after ovulation d) During menstruation. Lecture 23 1) Which parts of the brain most likely stay alive in a coma? a) Brain stem b) Mid brain c) Frontal lobe d) Occipital lobe e) Temporal lobe 2) Many insecticides act as a) Acetylcholine mimics b) Acetylcholine esterase mimics c) Acetylcholine esterase inhibitors d) Acetylcholine antagonists e) Acetylcholine esterase Lecture 24 1) A seizure occurs when: a) There is a synchronization of neural activity in the brain. b) When brain waves slow down. c) When neural activity within the frontal lobe is increased periodically. d) When an individual wakes up from sleep. 2) A generalized tonic seizure (grand mal) a) Only involves the temporal lobe. b) Usually involves the entire cortex. c) Is typically restricted to the cerebellum d) Only involves the occipital lobe. BSC 1005 Spring, 08 Quiz questions set #3 Page 2 3) Psilocin acts on the brain by: Lecture 26 a) Binding to the dopamine receptors 1) The evolutionary relationship of apes is b) Affecting serotonin uptake by supported by molecular studies of DNA and neurons proteins. Which of the following is NOT true c) Binding to the serotonin receptors about these studies? d) Stimulates neurons that produce a) Nearly 30% of human and chimp serotonin, epinephrine, or dopamine. proteins are identical. e) Increasing neurotransmitter b) All of the great apes, including breakdown. humans, have the same number of chromosomes. Lecture 25 1) The Ussher chronology claims that the earth is: a) ~6000 years old, based on a careful reading of biblical and related texts b) ~50 million years old, based on the rate of cooling by the earth c) ~2 billion years old, based on the Hindu cosmology d) ~4.5 billion year old, based on estimates of radioactive decay. 2) In the 1830s, Charles Darwin took a five year voyage on the Beagle, a ship owned by the Royal Navy. The navy's purpose in sending out the Beagle was: a) To find animal and plant materials to support the theory of evolution. b) To find evidence for the Northwest passage for greater commerce with the orient. c) To determine the tides, currents, and exact locations of harbors for British ships. d) To sell dogs to the natives of South America. 4) The tree of life is currently thought to contain ______ main branches/kingdoms a) 2 b) 3 c) 4 d) 5 5) Which of the following primates is not a member of the great apes a) Humans b) Chimpanzee c) Gorilla d) Gibbon e) Orangutan c) Nucleotide substitutions account for ~1.5% difference between the DNA sequences of chimps and humans. d) Human DNA is more closely related to chimp DNA than it is to Orangutan DNA 2) During the last 8 million years, human species evolved in Africa and then were sporadically released to the other continents. The sporadic release is due to: a) Plate tectonics and the occasional movement of the continents closer together b) The evaporation of the Mediterranean Sea, allowing land bridges between Africa and Europe to appear. c) Changes in climate that made the Sahara desert larger or smaller d) The disappearance of predators in Europe and the Middle East that killed humans . 3) The temperature (and hence climate) of areas in prehistoric times world can estimated by measuring: a) The amount of 14C in sediment b) The ratio of uranium to lead in rocks c) The number of fossil fish in rock formations d) The ratio of 18O to 16O in sediment BSC 1005 Spring, 08 Quiz questions set #3 Page 3 Lecture 27 1) Telomeres are the pieces of DNA found on the ends of linear chromosomes. Aging appears to be related to: a) The lengthening of the telomeres at each cell division. b) The shortening of the telomeres at each cell division. c) The sudden loss of all telomeres in a cell. d) The continued maintenance of telomeres by telomerase. 2) The oldest plants that have been found by scientists are: a) English Oak b) Scotch Pine c) Bristlecone Pine d) Sierra Redwood 3) In the `outofAfrica' model of human evolution, early man migrated from Africa on several occasions over 45 million years. Modern man arose when these populations interbred in Europe and other places. a) True b) False 4) The only method that has been shown to increase life span is: Caloric restriction a) Telomerase treatment b) Human growth hormone treatment c) Consumption of freeradical inhibitors (Vitamin E and C). d) A and D 3) ICSI is a type of IVF that: a) Involves incubating ooctyes w/h sperm b) Is the method of choice when a woman is infertile due to pelvic inflammatory disease c) Is usually used when sperm quality is low d) Involves transferring the fertilized oocyte into the fallopian tube before the first cell division. 4) During spawning, many individuals of the same species gather in one area to copulate. a) True b) False Lecture 29 2) Many if not most animal embryos develop in water because: a) They need water for their metabolic processes b) They need water for swimming c) They are essentially weightless in water, so tissue development is easier 3) Which of the following is NOT true: prokaryotes and eukaryotes are similar because they both have: a) DNA b) Ribosomes c) Cell membrane d) A true nucleus Lecture 28 2) The first IVF baby was born in the: a) 1960's b) 1970's c) 1980's d) 1990's Lecture 30 1) The first organisms to develop a bilateral body plan were the: a) Porifera (sponges) b) Cnidarian (corals, jellyfish) c) Platyhelminthes (flatworms) d) Mollusca (clams, octopus) e) Depending on the species, A or C. 2) Brightlycolored organisms avoid predation because they are often: a) Fastmoving b) Nocturnal c) Poisonous d) Too big to be eaten BSC 1005 Spring, 08 Quiz questions set #3 Page 4 2) While the number of vertebrate species is > 3) The tapeworm is a parasitic flatworm. 57,000, the number of insect species is over: During it's lifetime, it will produce more eggs a) 75,000 than the number of people in: b) 100,000 a) Canada c) 120,000 b) Brazil d) 250,000 c) USA e) 500,000 d) China f) 1,000,000 e) The world 3) The most abundant insect family with Lecture 31 300,000 species is: 1) Predation by _______ forced early clams to a) Butterflies and moths evolve so that they could avoid b) Dragonflies predation/extinction. c) Bees and ants a) Crustaceans d) Beetles b) Skates and rays e) Mites c) Snails d) All of the above 4) Which of the following is critical for 2) The Burgess Shale is an important source natural selection? of Cambrian fossils. It is located in: a) Individual variation California b) Genetic inheritance a) British Columbia c) Reproductive success b) Wyoming d) Selective pressure c) Peru e) All of the above d) Australia 3) The fossils of the Cambrian show all of the basic body plans found in today's animals. How many body plans are there? a) 12 b) 18 c) 22 d) 35 e) 68 4) Which of the following method(s) can be used to date a fossil? a) Its placement in the rock strata. b) The radioactivity of the surrounding rock. c) The presence of other wellknown fossils of known age. d) All of the above. Lecture 32 1) The primary function of flower petals is: a) Defense b) Space competition c) Attracting pollinators d) Photosynthesis e) Reproduction ...
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