Chapter 25-26 Questions

Chapter 25-26 Questions - Chapter 25 Questions 1. If humans...

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Chapter 25 Questions 1. If humans and pandas belong to the same class, then they must belong to the same: B. Phylum 2. Three living species X, Y, and Z share a common ancestor T, as do extinct species U and V, A grouping of species T, X, Y, and Z make up: C. A paraphyletic group 3. In comparison of birds with mammals, having four appendages is: A. a shared primitive character 4. How would one apply the principle of parsimony to the construction of a phylogenetic tree? D. Choose the tree that represents the fewest evolutionary changes, either DNA sequences or morphology 5. What would be the best source of data for determining phylogenetic relationships of lineages of protists that diverged hundreds of millions of years ago? E. rRNA gene sequences 6. If you were using cladistic analysis to build a phylogenetic tree of cats, which of the following would make the best outgroup? C. Wolf 7. Which of the following would be the most useful for constructing a phylogenetic tree for several fish species? D. Several characteristics thought to have evolved after different fishes diverged from one another
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Chapter 25-26 Questions - Chapter 25 Questions 1. If humans...

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