Bis2c.Midterm1.ThoughtQuestions

Bis2c.Midterm1.ThoughtQuestions - Some practice questions...

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Unformatted text preview: Some practice questions for the Midterm. These are mostly thought questions. The midterm will have some such questions but will also have TF and multiple choice questions that relate to terms and concepts and facts covered in class. 1. Label all the different components of this phylogenetic tree: 2. Label the monophyletic groups in this tree 3. Redraw this tree as four other equivalent trees but with different order from left to right of the taxa 4. Label on the tree below the common ancestors of: A and C D and B E and C 5. Label the polytomy on the tree below. Describe what a polytomy means. 6. For the tree below, draw two different character state reconstructions where a different face trait is ancestral in each scenario. Label the inferred state changes on the tree. Use the data matrix below for the next few questions. 7. Explain what a data matrix is. 8. Draw the possible unrooted trees that can relate these taxa 9. For each of the trees, count the minimum number of changes required for the data for each of 9....
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Bis2c.Midterm1.ThoughtQuestions - Some practice questions...

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