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Essay Questions for the First Exam The following are 15 essay questions that have been prepared by Mr. Bonachea, me or are discussion questions from the end of the book chapters. ONE of these questions will be selected at random (usually by pulling one out of a hat, or hat facsimile) at the beginning of the exam. You will answer this essay question on 1 sheet of paper as part of the exam. (I’m very strict about this; part of your task is to prepare a concise and precise answer; drawings, graphs and figures are also acceptable and in fact encouraged if it increases the efficiency of your answer.) This essay will be worth 25 points out of 50 points total for the whole exam. The rest of the exam (the other 25 points) will be a combination of short answer, fill-ins, T/F (and you will have to correct the false statements), possibly matching and multiple choice, at our discretion. I will let you know exactly how many of what will be on the exam when we have completed it. For questions indicated with a star, consulting you book will be a big help. 1. Behavior, as we think about it in this course, is really one end of a spectrum of ways organisms can respond to their environment. How might we distinguish behavior from simpler cellular responses and reflexes. 2. The Monarch Butterfly (
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2010 for the course BIO 359K taught by Professor Mcclelland during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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