BIO 105 Composite Study Guide—Final preparation for Exam #3 (04-02-08)
March 30, 2008
Class, your exam will consist of 35 multiple choice questions (2 points each), 10 matching questions
(1 point each), and four short essay questions (one of which everyone must answer, and then you can
choose any three additional questions from a group of several possibilities).
The following chapters (with approximate weight/chapter in parentheses) will be included on this exam:
), 9 (35), 10 (10), 23 (25), 24 (10), 25 (10), 26 (5)
Always trust your lecture notes, because we will never test you on material that we have not covered
Group studying for 105 exams can be so helpful, because your neighbor might have noted
a point you missed, or
Place yourself in the shoes of the instructor, and ask yourself what kinds
of questions you feel the serious student should be able to answer at this point in the semester.
seem to be so important that you, as the teacher, want to know how well you are connecting
with your students on
Give yourselves practice questions, and check your answers using
your (or a serious note-taking classmate’s) notes.
For each of these chapters, be sure to study the Focus Sections, & also the “Testing yourself”
We want always to connect the conceptual material discussed in lecture with the “real world”
environment entrusted to our care.
*This will be the required essay question, class.
Demonstrating a sound knowledge of Ps and Rs, provide
a biologically sound explanation for the observation that food crop yields (especially for crops fixing carbon
the RuBP carboxylase ‘Rubisco’ pathway) generally are significantly higher in temperate than in
tropical/subtropical physiographic regions.
1. Know, in general terms, the various plant organs for the two major groups of flowering plants (how