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GE70BFINALStudyQues10 - GE70B FINAL Study Questions The...

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GE70B FINAL Study Questions The following questions are meant to guide your studying. The questions on the final could be taken from these subjects, although will not be word for word repetitions of the review questions (i.e. if you memorize the answers to all of these doesn’t necessarily mean you’ll do fine). 1. Identify the two modern groups of animals that are most closely related to dinosaurs. 2. Describe two problems that had to be solved by land plants and their solutions. 3. Compare and contrast the challenges faced by the first land plants and animals. 4. Describe two lines of evidence that support the evolution of the tetrapod limb from a fish fin. 5. Why did lungs evolve in fish with gills? 6. What are the two main groups of dinosaurs? Give an example of each. 7. Why do we consider hadrosaurs to have been the “antelopes” or “zebras” of the Cretaceous? 8. What evidence is there to support parental care in dinosaurs? 9. Describe two adaptations of hadrosaurs for feeding on plants. 10. What is the evidence for sexual selection in dinosaurs? Define sexual selection in your answer. 11. Describe three different solutions to herbivory, each of which evolved in a distinct group of dinosaurs, and name each group. 12. What has been proposed as the effect of the evolution of angiosperms on dinosaurs? 13. What are two killing strategies used by theropod dinosaurs? 14. List two bird-like and two dinosaur-like characters of Archaeopteryx . 15. What is mosaic evolution? Use an example in your answer. 16. Describe the theory of the evolution of flight as a result of WAIR (wing assisted inclined running). 17. Name all the vertebrate groups in which powered flight evolved. How are the wings formed in each group? 18.
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