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The Central Dogma states that: a. RNA is hereditar y material that is capable of catalyzing reactions b. DNA encodes RNA and RNA guides protein production c. DNA was probably the first hereditary material d. Polymers are an important component of life e. There is no Cent ral Dogma, only a Central Catma Answer: b
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The four geological eras, in order from youngest to oldest, are: a. Cambrian, Paleozoic, Mesozoic, Cenozoic b. Paleozoic, Mesozoic, Cretaceous, Triassic c. Cenozoic, Mesozoic, Cambrian, Precambrian d. Kobe, Lamar, Smush, Kwame e. none of the above Answer: e
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Choose the correct statement: a. Lamarck preceded Charles Darwin in hypothesizing that all of life had a common ancestor. b. Lamarck preceded Charles Darwin by suggesting that evolution moves by survival of the fittest. c. Part of Charles Darwin s Theor y is not original to Charles Darwin d. Alfred Wallace had the idea of Natural Selection before Charles Darwin e. None of the above Answer: c
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Which of the following statements is NOT true about natural selection?
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Unformatted text preview: a. The offspring of individuals that are better adapted to the environment will make up a larger proportion of the next generation. b. Natural selection directs the course of evolution by preserving traits acquired during an individual s lifetime. c. Natural selection depends on heritable variability among individuals d. Natural selection leads to adaptive evolutionary change e. all of the above are true Answer: b For their experiment, Miller and Urey used the following to synthesize organic compounds: a. ammonia, methane, h ydrogen and water in the absence of heat b. ammonia, o xygen, methane and water in the presence of heat c. ammonia, methane, h ydrogen and water in the absence of oxygen d. ammonia, methane, h ydrogen, oxygen and water in the presence of clay e. none of the above R Miller and Urey didn t do experiments to synthesize organic compounds Answer: c...
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