Biology in Practice Quiz 2.pdf - 285 Award 1.00 point Caecotropy(also known as coprophagy allows digestion of the products of microbial fermentation is

Biology in Practice Quiz 2.pdf - 285 Award 1.00 point...

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285. Award: 1.00 point Caecotropy (also known as coprophagy) allows digestion of the products of microbial fermentation. is common in possums, rabbits and many small rodents. is an adaptation to the high nutrient content and digestibility of meat, in the diets of carnivores. is a behavioural maladaptation in all animals. is the process by which koalas digest eucalyptus leaves. References Multiple Choice Learning Objective: 26.8 Describe how, in most large animals, the digestive tract is divided up into different segments with a regional differentiation of the digestive process taking place along the segments. Difficulty: Medium Section: Evolution and diversity of digestive systems
286.Award: 1.00 pointInsects were able to develop an enormous array of dietary specialisations due to the developmentof a coelom.jaws and teeth.chitinous mouthparts.a closed circulatory system.a muscular gut wall which enabled peristalsis. References Multiple Choice Learning Objective: 26.5 Describe the evolution of the digestive system in animals, as illustrated by the passage from simple to complex animals. Difficulty: Medium Section: Evolution and diversity of digestive systems
287.Award: 1.00 pointWhich of the following statements about herbivorous birds is true? The majority of herbivorous birds are large ground-dwellers. All herbivorous birds have a gizzard. There are no herbivorous birds. Herbivorous birds eat insects. The coiled intestine of herbivorous birds enables rapid digestion of food. References Multiple Choice Learning Objective: 26.10 Explain the interrelationship between an animal’s diet, its mouth and tooth structure, and the overall structure of its digestive tract. Difficulty: Hard Section: Evolution and diversity of digestive systems

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