FinalReviewGuide - Spring 2008 By Dr Balko BioG 110 Final...

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Spring 2008 By Dr Balko BioG 110 Final Exam Review Guide The Final Exam for BioG110 is worth 180 points. Coverage for the final exam will include information covered throughout the semester in both lecture and lab. The best way to prepare for this exam is to use this review guide to help facilitate your review of all the lecture questions Randy has posted for each lecture throughout the semester – the guide will help you to discern which questions summarize the main concepts. I have written this review guide to help you to focus on the important material/ questions that we would like you to understand and take with you when you leave this course. The last part of the review guide will give you a list of concepts and thought provoking questions to help you to discern some of the important concepts we would like you to take away from your lab experiences during BioG110. I will create a list of people you should know and remember why they were important to science. Good luck with all your finals Have a wonderful summer!! 1. How were the carbon atoms on Earth synthesized? a. Interior of stars and we are all formed from stardust 2. Why are proteins better catalysts than RNA? a. There is more diversity in the amino acids than in the nucleotides 3. Why is the cell considered the basic unit of life because? a. It is the smallest unit capable of exhibiting the fundamental characteristics of life 4. What portion of the cell membrane forms the major barrier to the movement of ATP, sugar and proteins? a. Plasma membrane-lipid bilayer 5. Within which organelle is Carbon dioxide and water are combined to make carbohydrate? a. chloroplasts 6. What is the summary equation for cell respiration? a. C(H 2 O) + O 2 CO 2 + H 2 O + energy 7. How would you estimate the volume of blood through the human heart if you are given the volume pumped per beat and the number of heart beats per minute? a. Dimensional analysis=8640 8. Using principles of calorimetry alone , WHY were fruits and vegetables considered to be inferior to meat, potatoes, bread and sugar as foods? a. They contain less calories per kilogram 9. Be able to determine how many pounds of fat you’ll put on in a year given the caloric information about a specific diet (see lecture example). 10. What position is epiglottis in when you swallow food? What about when you 1
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Spring 2008 By Dr Balko breath? a. Down or closed when swallow food; up or open when breathe 11. What effect does the flight-or-fight response have on nutrient and oxygen circulation? a. Nutrients and oxygen go away from stomach and normal activities in the body to the heart 12. What function do the villi and microvilli serve? Where are they located? a.
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This note was uploaded on 10/28/2008 for the course BIO G 110 taught by Professor Wayne,r. during the Fall '07 term at Cornell.

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