2006 APBIO 25 - 2006 APBIO Ch 25 TH Form B Multiple Choice...

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2006 APBIO Ch 25 TH Form B Multiple Choice Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question. Use the terms below to answer the following questions. Each term may be used once, more than once, or not at all. A. nonadaptive B. analogous C. homologous D. polyphyletic E. monophyletic ____ 1. a taxon, all of whose members have the same common ancestor a. A b. B c. C d. D e. E ____ 2. shared primitive characters a. A b. B c. C d. D e. E ____ 3. bat wing and butterfly wing a. A b. B c. C d. D e. E
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____ 4. the term that is most appropriately associated with clade a. A b. B c. C d. D e. E ____ 5. Generally, within a lineage, the largest number of shared derived characters should be found among two organisms that are members of the same a. family. b. class. c. domain. d. order. e. kingdom. ____ 6. Cladograms based on evidence from molecular systematics are based on similarities in a. biochemical pathways. b. mutations to homologous genes. c. the pattern of embryological development. d. morphology. e. habitat and lifestyle choices. The following questions refer to the hypothetical patterns of taxonomic hierarchy shown in the figure below. ____ 7. Which of the following is not true of vertically oriented phylogenetic trees? a. The common ancestor represented by the highest branch point existed more recently in time than the common ancestors represented at lower branch points. b. The more branch points that occur between two taxa, the more divergent their DNA sequences should be. c. The more branch points there are, the more instances of cladogenesis are represented. d. Each branch point represents a point in absolute time. e. Organisms represented at the base of such trees are ancestral to those represented at higher levels.
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____ 8. If this figure is an accurate depiction of relatedness, then which taxon is unacceptable, based on cladistics? a. 4 b. 3 c. 2 d. 1 e. 5 ____ 9. Some claim that the birds should continue to be placed in a class (Aves) separate from the Reptilia, despite evidence from molecular systematics indicating a close relationship between birds and crocodiles. Their claim is based on the extent of the adaptations that birds have undergone for flight. The logic of their claim is most similar to that found in which statement?
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2006 APBIO 25 - 2006 APBIO Ch 25 TH Form B Multiple Choice...

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