Unformatted text preview: 25. Are biomes and faunal provinces different?
(A). No, they are biogeographical regions of either plants or animals
(B). No, they are both deﬁned based on the combination of animals and plants
(C). Yes, biomes are based on animal biogeography, whereas faunal provinces are based
on plant biogeography.
(D) Yes, biomes are based on plant biogeography, whereas faunal provinces are based on animal biogeography. 26. Historical biogeography tries to incorporate a long time axis to biogeography. Such a view
is impo . t especially given that...
geography changes through time, e.g., continental drift.
(B). most species do not change their distribution through time (C). most species last forever.
(D). the time axis can be bent depending the geographical settings 27. Carboniferous swamps were surrounded by tall trees, which gave rise to most of the coals that
enabled the Industrial Revolution. What kind of plants contributed to the formation of such forests?
(A). Angiosperrns, such as magnolia and water lilies (B). Avascular plants, such as hornworts and liverworts (, . Gymnosperms, such as ginkgos and cycads
D . Vascular plants without seeds, such as ferns and horsetails 28. Which one of the following is not among the fossil angiosperms from the Mesozoic?
(A). Archaeﬁuctus Cherry
(D). Water lily 29. Four eras were recognized during the lecture. Which one of the following is their correct
sequence from old to new? (A). Cenozoic-Mesozoic-Paleozoic-Precambrian (B). Mesozoic-Paleozoic-Precambriail-Cenozoic C). Paleozoic-Mesozoic-Cenozoic-Precambrian
Precambrian-Paleozoic-Mesozoic-Cenozoic 30. When examining how may Families went extinct per million year over the history of life, it becam . . arent that...
Extinctions can be divided into background and mass extinctions.
(B). Extinctions can be divided into foreground and mass extinctions.
(C). Extinctions have been always happening constantly, without any exceptional cases.
(D). Extinctions only happened at certain points of time, and these are called mass extinctions. ...
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