Final exam 2017.docx - BIO1120 Final Exam Exam has a total of 121 questions Results of the exam will be posted by your course ID(and possibly your

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April 25, 2017 BIO1120 Final Exam Exam has a total of 121 questions. Results of the exam will be posted by your course ID (and possibly your clicker ID). You may keep your copy of this exam When turning in your exam o You must show a photo ID o You should obtain your course ID o You should try to confirm your clicker grade Bubble in your name & UID on the scantron o Failure to write out and then bubble in this information will cost you 2 points. No cute substitutions . o For course: leave it blank
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1. The genetic code is essentially the same for all organisms. From this, one can logically assume which of the following? a. A gene from an organism can theoretically be expressed by any other organism. b. Different organisms have different types of amino acids. c. DNA was the first genetic material. d. The same codons in different organisms translate into different amino acids. 2. Charles Darwin proposed a mechanism for descent with modification that stated that organisms of a particular species are adapted to their environment when they possess _____. a. heritable traits that decrease their survival and reproductive success in the local environment b. heritable traits that enhance their survival and reproductive success in the local environment c. non-heritable traits that enhance their survival and reproductive success in the local environment d. non-heritable traits that enhance their survival in the local environment 3. How does a scientific theory differ from a scientific hypothesis? a. Confirmed theories become scientific laws; hypotheses become theories. b. Hypotheses are usually an explanation for a more general phenomenon; theories typically address more specific issues. c. Theories are proposed to test scientific hypotheses. d. Theories are usually an explanation for a more general phenomenon; hypotheses typically address more specific issues. 4.Which of the following properties or processes do we associate with living things? a.energy processing b.evolutionary adaptations c.growth and reproduction d.responding to the environment e.All of the above (a-d) are true. 5.In a hypothetical world, every 50 years people over 6 feet tall are eliminated from the population before they reproduce. Based on your knowledge of natural selection, you would predict that the average height of the human population will ____.
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