BSC 2010 Quiz #2 Key Summer 2019 The average on Quiz #2 was an 83%. I have included comments for each question below. If you missed any items, please take a careful look and stop by my office if you still have questions. You will see these problems or ones like them on the first exam! A good exercise is to write out WHY the wrong answers are wrong. It is not enough to merely memorize facts; you must be able to APPLY what you know. Success depends upon 1) attending lecture, 2) taking thorough notes, 3) studying the notes each week, and 4) seeking out HELP when you are unclear on a topic. 1. Which of the following meet the 8 criteria for life and is/are therefore alive? (If you are not familiar with a term, please look it up in your text or on the Web.) a) a Paramecium b) E. coli c) HIV d) Deep Blue (The first computer to defeat a world chess champion in 1997.) e) More than one of these answers is correct. f) All of these answers are correct. The first TWO are living organisms; viruses and modern-day computers are not living. What are the eight characteristics shared by all known forms of life? By what process did the diversity of life on earth originate? 2. Which of the following statements about evolution is CORRECT?
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- Atom, van der Walls