BIOMI 331 or VETMI 331
GENERAL PARASITOLOGY (BIOMI 331 or VETMI 331)
SPRING SEMESTER, May 17, 2001
PLEASE BE CERTAIN TO RECORD YOUR NAME ON THE BUBBLE SHEET.
THIS SHEET WILL BE USED FOR GRADING.
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
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
Answers are recorded on bubble sheets and graded by machine.
I will try and return all examinations
within one week.
Each question on each examination will be worth 2 points.
there will be a total of 300 points in
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+.
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.
Papers need to be in by 5 on the 22
; if you are a senior not sure you want to bother with this,
but if you do - better make sure I do get the grading done.
Effects of mermithid nematodes on mayfly behavior
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
Additional extra credit:
This examination has at the end 10 questions, each question is worth 1 point (on the
regular examinations, each question is worth 2 points).
They are general questions - half are relatively easy, half are
I would expect most of you to get at least 5 points.
Points from this part of the examination will be added like the points for the paper, i.e., the points will be
added to your score after all rounding etc., is finished.
Thus, the total possible points in the course are now 100
(300/3 for the examinations) + 4 for the paper + 10 for the end of this exam = 114 points.
I will do everything in my
power to have the exams graded and points for the course tallied by tomorrow morning, Friday the 18
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