BIEB166-06SpMidterm1key

BIEB166-06SpMidterm1key - Latest revision: 5/2/06, 5:07 PM...

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Latest revision: 5/2/06, 5:07 PM By signing here, I agree to all of the terms and conditions of the exam as stated on the exam and on the course syllabus: Name ____________________________________________________ STUDENT ID Number MIDTERM 1 EXAM KEY Spring Quarter 2006 This exam should consist of 7 pages (including this top page); please check that your exam is complete. Sign your initials in the space provided on each page . Please write your answers only in the spaces provided on each page. You may use the back of the pages as a “scratch sheet”, but we will not grade anything written on the back of the page. In all multiple choice and true false questions, we will grade you based upon the choice that you circle, not on any other information that you may have written. The exam has a total of 92 points; allot time to each question based upon its point value, and budget your time carefully. You have 50 min, so you should budget your time accordingly. PLEASE USE A #2 PENCIL when writing on the SCANTRON PLEASE USE A PEN when writing on the exam . ONLY EXAMS IN WHICH THE WRITTEN PORTION IS WRITTEN IN PEN CAN BE SUBMITTED FOR REGRADE REQUESTS! Please also note that the exam can be completely regarded when a regrade request is submitted such that extra points mistakenly given can also be taken away. Regrades are due no later than 1 week after the exams have been handed back. Answers for the exam are usually posted within 24 hours on WebCT and also in the entrance lobby to Muir Biology Building IMPORTANT!!! This is a closed-book, closed-note exam with NO CALCULATORS ALLOWED. When you turn in your exam, you must sign off next to your name on the master list to show that you attended the exam.
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Initials:____________________________ FINAL EXAM Page 2 of 8 True or False. Each statement is either true or false. Selecting both true and false is incorrect (2 pts each). On the scantron, mark "a" if for true and "b" for false. 1) T F Natural selection allows for the inheritance of phenotypic traits acquired during the lifetime of a given organism. 2) T F Operant conditioning is always a form of associative learning 3) T F According to von Hess, honeybees lack color vision 4) T F Type II male plain-fin midshipman lack testosterone 5) T F FosB -/- mice have a defect in the preoptic area of the hypothalamus 6) T F Long term potentiation involves habituation 7) T F Synaptic pruning is involved in long-term habituation in Aplysia 8) T F Male silk moths can use menotaxis to find females silk moths 9) T F Mnemotaxis is defined as orientation towards a wind source 10) T F Hammerhead sharks can follow paths that correspond to geomagnetic anomalies 11) T F In birds, the pineal gland is light-sensitive 12) T F Latent learning is not an example of operant conditioning 13) T F Hybrid Clunio midge females (a type of sand fly/mosquito) show a maternal effect in their emergence times 14) T F Bamboo plants rely upon an endogenous clock to time their
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