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BILD3-2007%20mid-term%20Key - BILD 3 Mid-term W2007 Dr....

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BILD 3 Mid-term W2007 Dr. Kohn 1 NAME (print):______________________Signature______________________________ This mid-term comprises 31 scantron questions followed by six short answer question. The scantron form must be filled out in #2 pencil. You MUST bubble in your name on the scantron form. Please be careful to fully erase when necessary. The short answer questions should be answered in ink. If pencil is used, we will not honor any regrade requests. For the scantron questions, only one answer is correct . Choose the best answer available. Questions with more than one answer bubbled in will be graded as wrong. For short answer questions, please keep your answer in the space provided. Good luck! This is exam version 1
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BILD 3 Mid-term W2007 Dr. Kohn 2 NAME (print):______________________Signature______________________________ 1. If two organisms are members of the same phylum , they must also be members of the same: a. family and genus b. domain and kingdom c. domain, kingdom and class d. domain, kingdom, order e. kingdom, class, order 2. The marsupial sugar glider and the flying squirrel of eastern North America developed the ability to glide through the air by the means of: a. homology b. convergent evolution c. vicariance biogeography d. hybridization 3. All of the following are characteristics of prokaryotes except : a. surrounded by a jelly-like polysaccharide b. rigid cell wall of cellulose c. no nucleus d. no membrane-bounded organelles e. circular chromosomes 4) Which of these is false concerning the K-T boundary? a) Marked by a worldwide layer of the rare mineral iridium b) Marks a mass extinction c) Is also known as the Cretaceous/Tertiary boundary d) Mammals originated after it e) May have been caused by a meteor impact off the Yucatan Peninsula 5) Which of these is a quantitative trait? a. eye color b. blood types c. height d. gender e. attached earlobe 6) The Cambrian Explosion began approximately a) 550 million years ago b) 1.2 billion years ago c) 3.9 billion years ago d) 65 million years ago e) 11,000 years ago
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BILD 3 Mid-term W2007 Dr. Kohn 3 NAME (print):______________________Signature______________________________ 7) Which of these types of selection preserves genetic diversity? a) directional selection b) disruptive selection c) stabilizing selection d) frequency-dependent selection favoring rare types e) b and d 8) Dr. Kohn’s Blue-footed Booby dance was an example of what type of reproductive isolating mechanism? a. Habitat isolation b. Temporal isolation c. Behavioral isolation d. Mechanical isolation e. Gametic isolation 9) The class Mammalia (Mammals) is: a. Monophyletic b. Paraphyletic c. Polyphyletic d. Older than reptiles 10. The Miller-Urey experiment proved that a. meteors must have brought life to earth b. it is possible to create organic compounds from inorganic compounds under atmospheric conditions that may have existed early in the earth’s history c. life arose out of the primordial ooze that made up the Earth’s early oceans.
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