bio quiz 9

bio quiz 9 - Question 1 1 / 1 point Which of the following...

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A) Behavioral data from living species B) Genetic sequences from living species C) Protein structures from living species D) Morphological data from living species E) Morphological data from fossil species F) All of the above G) All of the above, but only one at a time. That is, they cannot be mixed in the same tree. H) D and E only Question 2 1 / 1 point Your professor wants you to construct a phylogenetic tree of orchids. She gives you tissue from seven orchid species and one lily. What is the most likely reason she gave you the lily? A) To see if it's a cryptic orchid species. B) To see if the lily and the orchids show all the same shared derived characters (synapomorphies. C) To serve as an out-group. D) To see if you were paying attention. Question 3 1 / 1 point Which of the following statements best describes the rationale for applying the principle of parsimony in constructing phylogenetic trees? A) The out-group roots the tree, allowing the principle of parsimony to be applied. B)
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This note was uploaded on 03/18/2010 for the course COS 1004.212.0 taught by Professor Na during the Spring '10 term at RIT.

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