EBIO Concept test questions

EBIO Concept test questions - 1 True or false A 100,000...

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1. True or false? A 100,000 year old bacterium frozen inside a glacier is a fossil? a) True b) False 2. Are the wings of bats and birds analogous or homologous? a) Analogous b) Homologous 3. Which of the following doesn’t belong? a) Convergence b) Homoplasy c) Analogous d) Homology e) None of the above 4. Eating undercooked meat, beef, or pork could expose you to: a) Tapeworms b) Hookworms c) Lancet fluke d) Schistosomiasis e) Naegleria fowleri 5. All members of chordate have which of the following features at some point in their life history? a) Vertebrae b) Notochord c) Dorsal nerve tube d) B and C e) A, B, and C 6. Are changes within individual’s lifetime subject to evolution? a) Yes
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b) No 7. Which of the following is NOT a problem you are likely to encounter using the fossil record to build a phylogeny? a) Degradation of DNA b) Missing intermediate ancestors c) Based toward soft body animals 8. How many species exist on earth? a) 10,000 9. What did the Miller-Urey experiment succeed in producing? a) Self-replicating DNA b) Inorganic compounds c) Falsification of spontaneous generation d) Simple organic compounds 10. Which of the following prokaryotes influenced the concentration of oxygen in Earth’s early atmosphere? a) Stromatolites b) Stramenopiles c) Cyanobacteria d) Proteobacteria e) Wolbachia 11. Malaria doesn’t occur in the US because the proper mosquito vector is absent a) True b) False 12. Which of the following is NOT an endotherm? a) Fast swimming tuna b) Swimming elephant c) Shivering insect
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d) Basking python e) Hibernating grizzly bear 13. You encounter an animal that is heterotrophic dependent on light for survival, possesses true tissues, and is diploblastic. You would expect this organism to have: a) Zooxanthellae b) Nematocysts c) Radial symmetry d) B and C e) All of the above 14. In which group of molluscs would you expect to find a closed circulatory system? a) Cephalopods (big) 15. True or false. Arteries always carry oxygenated blood a) True b) False 16. If a molecule of CO 2 is released into the blood in your left toe eventually exits your nose, it must pass through all the following except: a) Right atrium b) Pulmonary vein c) Pulmonary artery d) Right ventricle
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