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Name: ID: BISC102 Midterm October 20th, 2009 Erin Barley Part A – Multiple choice (14 marks). Circle the best answer. If you are not satisfied with the choices, you may write an explanation instead. BLUE 1. Which of the following is not a derived trait of all true plants? a. Spores with sporopollenin b. Apical meristems c. Alternation of generations d. Vascular tissue e. Gametes are produced in gametangia 2. Identify the correct statement about the following cell. This cell is: a. haploid (n) and has 4 replicated chromosomes b. diploid (2n) and has 4 replicated chromosomes c. diploid (2n) and has 2 unreplicated chromosomes d. haploid (n) and has 2 replicated chromosomes e. diploid (2n) and has 2 replicated chromosomes
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Name: ID: 3. Which of the following uses binomial nomenclature correctly? a. Escherichia Coli b. Escherichia Coli c. escherichia coli d. Escherichia coli e. escherichia coli 4. Identify the correct statement about protists. a. All protists are single celled photoautotrophs b. All protists are multicellular photoautotrophs c. All protists are single celled chemoheterotrophs d. All protists are mixotrophs e. Protists cannot be defined by their mode of nutrition 5. Circle the answer which lists items in the correct chronological order. a. Origin of RNA, Schopf’s fossils, Cambrian fauna, first eukaryotes, first tetrapods, first land plants b. Schopf’s fossils, first stromatolites, first eukaryotes, Cambrian Explosion, evolution of flowers, origin of fungi c. Origin of RNA, first stromatolites, first eukaryotes, Cambrian fauna, fungi colonize land, first tetrapods d. Schopf’s fossils, banded iron, first stromatolites, Ediacaran biota, fungi colonize land, first gymnosperms e. First prokaryotes, first eukaryotes, first stromatolites, Cambrian fauna, Ediacaran biota, plants & fungi colonize land 6. Which of the following statements about Urey & Miller is false ? a. They were the first to propose that early Earth had a reducing atmosphere. b. They demonstrated that monomers can form spontaneously under the right conditions. c. Their experiment yielded a pre-biotic soup of amino acids, bases, and sugars. d. They used sparks to simulate lightning in their experiment. e. Their experiment did not yield living organisms.
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Name: ID: 7. Which of the following is an example of a chemoautotroph? a. Anabaena b. Clostridium botulinum c. Purple non-sulfur bacteria d. Pyrolobus fumarii e. Rhizopus (in the division Zygomycota) 8. Which statement about natural selection is false ? a. Only advantageous alleles are passed on. b. Wallace independently proposed the theory of natural selection. c. Natural selection is not purposeful or forward looking. d. Natural selection is adaptive. 9. Identify the correct statement about spores.
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This note was uploaded on 02/28/2010 for the course BIOLOGY 102 taught by Professor Crewly during the Fall '09 term at Simon Fraser.

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