BILD 3 S209 Key Midterm

BILD 3 S209 Key Midterm - Name:_ BILD 3 Summer Session 2...

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Name: _________________________________________ _________________/____________________ 1 BILD 3 Summer Session 2 2009 Dr. Reuther Midterm (150 points) NAME: _________________________________________KEY______ PID: __________________________________________________ Section/TA: _________________________________________ Directions: There are 10 pages in this exam, including this cover sheet. Please put your name on each page. Only exams written in ink will be accepted for regrades. There are 38 questions. Please be sure your exam is complete. Write your name at the top of each page. Read each question carefully and choose the best answer. Think before you write and confine your answer to the space provided. MAKE SHORT ANSWER RESPONSES BRIEF – 1-3 SENTENCES Do not write in the space below. Pg. 2 _________________ 5 _________________ 8 _________________ 3 _________________ 6 _________________ 9 _________________ 4 _________________ 7 _________________ 10 _________________ Total ______________
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Name: _________________________________________ _________________/____________________ 2 1. (4pts) What is the difference between microevolution and macroevolution? Microevolution = evolution that occurs among and within populations of a single species Macroevolution = evolution at the species level and beyond (e.g. speciation; formation of new phyla) 2. (3 pts) What philosophical ideal proposed by Aristotle stated that there was no evolution, rather all variation in nature is the result of mistakes in reproducing a perfect version of a species? a. Anti-Evolutionary thought b. Theory of Special Creation c. Classicalism d. Typological thought ************ 3. (3 pts) Which of the following scientists proposed that giraffe necks became longer over generations as individuals stretched their necks to reach leaves in tall trees? a. Cuvier b. Lamarck ************** c. Hutton d. Linneaus e. Malthus 4. (3 pts) The Law of Succession describes a pattern Darwin observed when he stopped in Brazil during his voyage on the Beagle . What is the Law of Succession? Living organisms in a geographic region are likely to resemble extinct organisms/fossils that existed in that same geographic region.
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Name: _________________________________________ _________________/____________________ 3 5. (6 pts) Name the two main ideas Darwin proposed in On the Origin of Species . Of these ideas, note whether they were generally accepted or rejected by the scientific community immediately after publication. 1. Evolution is fact = accepted
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This note was uploaded on 09/17/2009 for the course BILD BILD 3 taught by Professor Woodruff during the Spring '08 term at UCSD.

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