2001-midterm2 - MIDTERMEXAMINATION2 BIOMI331orVETMI331...

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MIDTERM EXAMINATION 2 NAME:  _____________________ BIOMI 331 or VETMI 331 MIDTERM EXAMINATION 2 GENERAL PARASITOLOGY (BIOMI 331 or VETMI 331) SPRING SEMESTER, April 5, 2001 PLEASE BE CERTAIN TO RECORD YOUR NAME ON THE BUBBLE SHEET. THIS SHEET WILL BE USED FOR GRADING. Examinations: Each of the two examinations will consist of 50 multiple-choice questions, with only a single correct answer per question. The examinations should be easily taken within the 50 minute period that will be available. Keys will be posted as soon as it is verified that all students have taken the exam. I may change how a question is graded if it becomes obvious from class performance that it was written incorrectly or in an ambiguous manner. Answers are recorded on bubble sheets and graded by machine. I will try and return all examinations within one week. Grades: Each question on each examination will be worth 2 points. Thus, there will be a total of 300 points in the course . Your final numeric total divided by 3 will determine your grade. Rounding is performed by the simple method that any fraction over a whole number will be rounded to the next whole number, i.e., 89.009, 89.1, and 89.7 will all equal 90. Grades will be based on the Cornell formula: <60 F, 60-62 D-, 63-65 D, 66-69 D+, 70-72 C-, 73-75 C, 76-79 C+, 80-82 B-, 83-85 B, 86-89 B+, 90-92 A-, 93-95 A, 96-100 A+. Extra credit: There will be extra credit reports accepted. They will be worth 4 points that will be assigned after all other grading & rounding is performed on the examination. There purpose is for those who want to change a grade by a small margin. · Effects of mermithid nematodes on mayfly behavior · Effects of Dicrocoelium dendriticum on the behavior of the second intermediate host · Fleas and plague in the western United States · Gliding motility in apicomplexan protozoa · Sexual behavior of ixodid ticks Page 1 of 6
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MIDTERM EXAMINATION 2 NAME:  _____________________ BIOMI 331 or VETMI 331 1. One order of mesozoa, the Dicyemida, lives in the kidney-like organ of its host. Which host might you find infected? 1. Ant 2. Crab 3. Octopus 4. Cow 5. Fish 2. Orthonectid mesozoa are found in brittle stars, echinoderms, off the coast of Europe. The parasitic stage is? 1. Small few -celled male and female 2. An amoeboid syncytium containing sexual forms 3. Single celled zoites 4. Small worm-like creatures in the nephridia 5. Large masses of eggs - adults not known 3. Which group of the Platyhelminthes has no gut? 1. Turbellaria 2. Aspidogastrea 3. Monogenea 4. Digenea 5. Cestoda 4. In which host would you not expect to find an aspidogastrian platyhelminth? 1.
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This note was uploaded on 04/11/2010 for the course BIOMI 3310 taught by Professor Bowman,d. during the Spring '09 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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