sample%20exam%201 - SAMPLE EXAM 1, ZOOLOGY 101 Spring 2008...

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Keep the following in mind in using this exam. These are exam questions from Spring 2006 when Dr. Bleiweiss last taught 101. He did not cover all of the same topics as he is covering this semester and those that he did cover the last time he taught 101 were not necessarily covered with the exact same focus or depth. Therefore, realize that not all topics covered so far in this course are represented on this exam nor are those here represented in ratio indicative of how they were covered this semester. This sample exam is provided to give you an idea of the TYPES of questions Dr. Bleiweiss has asked. Expect 4-5 questions per lecture on the exam. Some questions may combine material from more than one lecture. There will be 3-4 questions from Dr. Thoma’s introductory material (lecture 1) and one or two questions on the rabies article. Note that answers are NOT provided with this document. You need to figure out the answers. Do not e-mail Dr. Bleiweiss, your TAs or the other professors in this class for answers. Do feel free to set up a meeting with Dr. Bleiweiss or go to discussion if you have specific questions. This exam is ONE TOOL for studying, do NOT use it as your sole means of study. It is not meant to take the place of attending lectures and discussions. 1. What is a genome? a. The complete complement of an organism’s genes b. A specific sequence of polypeptides within each cell c. A specialized polymer of four different kinds of monomers d. A specific segment of DNA that is found within a prokaryotic chromosome e. An ordered display of chromosomes arranged from largest to smallest 2. In his transformation experiments, Griffith observed that a. mutant mice were resistant to bacterial infections b. mixing a heat-killed pathogenic strain of bacteria with a living nonpathogenic strain can convert some of the living cells into the pathogenic form c. mixing a heat-killed nonpathogenic strain of bacteria with a living pathogenic strain makes the pathogenic strain nonpathogenic d. infecting mice with nonpathogenic strains of bacteria makes them resistant to pathogenic strains e. mice infected with a pathogenic strain of bacteria can live forever. 3.
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2008 for the course ZOO 101 taught by Professor Sharon during the Spring '08 term at Wisconsin.

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