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BIOL 320 Final Exam The written take home final examination represents the final assessment for this class. You will have 48 hours from the time that this exam is made available to complete and submit your time final exam. Failure to submit the timed final exam document within the time period will result in your exam not being accepted. Use of your, notes, or other resources is strongly discouraged. 1) List and briefly explain the four steps in the scientific method.
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2) Which of the following is the correct order of steps in the scientific method? A ) experiment, observation, hypothesis, conclusion
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BCD ) observation, experiment, hypothesis, conclusion ) hypothesis, experiment, observation, conclusion ) observation, hypothesis, experiment, conclusion
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Answer: 3) The two most important organelles in forensic DNA analysis are the _________________ and __________________________. 4) The DNA laboratory genotypes three suspects DNA extracted from blood, and DNA extracted from hair roots found at the scene. When the technician draws a conclusion based on the genotyping results, the forensic term for this test or process is called _____________. 5) An experiment is designed to test an hypothesis.
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A ) True B ) False Answer: 6) Due to television shows jurors are expecting to see perfect
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fingerprints and analyzable DNA on guns and other evidence. The absence of which has led jurors to exonerate otherwise guilty suspects. This is known as the ____ effect. 7) ___________________ is only inherited through the maternal lineage. 8) ______________________ is only inherited through the paternal lineage. 9) ________________________ is inherited through paternal and maternal lineages. 10) A mother is claiming that the only brother of her best friend is the father of her child. The brother is serving at a
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remote location in the easternmost reaches of Turkey. At the behest of his sister, the brother voluntarily provides DNA for a paternity test. Which of the following are the possible results and conclusions of the tests? ) Since one-half of the alleles from the brother and child matched, then it is highly likely that the father is the brother. )
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Since none of the alleles from the brother matched, then it is highly unlikely that the father is the brother. ) Since one-half the alleles did not match, it cannot be ruled out that the father is the brother. ) Since only a few alleles match those of the child, it can be ruled out that the best friend is not the father.
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