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Unformatted text preview: E. A & B & C 2 Q3. Which of the following is NOT true about phylogenetic trees? A. Similarities in DNA can be used to reconstruct trees. B. Phenotypic similarities can be used to reconstruct trees. C. If a trait evolves more than once, independently in different clades, we say the trait is “homologous.” D. If a trait evolves more than once, independently in different clades, we say the trait is “convergent.” E. Taxonomists try to make taxonomic classification reflect true evolutionary relationships by arranging organisms into monophyletic groups. C Q4. Which of the following trees is/are consistent with the data? Orangutan A T T C T T T C G A T T C G T T A C A C A C Human A A T C G T T C G A T C C G T T A T A C A C Chimp A A T C G T T C G A T C C G T T A T A C A C Gorilla A T T C G T T C G A T T C G T T A T A C A C H C G O H C G O H G O A. B. C. D. A & B & C E. B & C only...
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This note was uploaded on 05/23/2008 for the course BIOL 22 taught by Professor Preston during the Winter '08 term at Santa Clara.
- Winter '08