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AP Biology Fall Final Review MULTIPLE CHOICE. Read each question carefully and select the BEST response 1. Which of these is not one of the procedures used in Southern blotting? a. DNA microarray assay b. hybridization c. restriction fragment preparation d. electrophoresis e. autoradiography 2. In a hypotonic solution an animal cell will a. experience turgor. b. shrivel. c. lyse. d. lose water. e. neither gain nor lose water. 3. Which of the following is an example of polymorphism in humans? a. variation in intelligence b. variation in fingerprints c. variation in the number of fingers d. the presence or absence of a widow's peak e. variation in height 4. Darwin was able to formulate his theory of evolution based on several facts. Which of the following facts was unavailable to Darwin in the mid-nineteenth century? a. Natural resources are limited. b. Characteristics are inherited as genes on chromosomes. c. Individual organisms in a population are not alike. d. Most populations are stable in size. e. All populations have the potential to increase. 5. What are the maximum number of covalent bonds an element with atomic number 16 can make with hydrogen? a. 5 b. 2 c. 3 d. 1 e. 4 6. Molecules capable of interacting must first overcome a thermodynamic barrier known as the reaction's a. activation energy. b. free-energy content. c. heat content. d. entropy. e. endothermic level. 7. What kind of chemical bonds are found between paired bases of the DNA double helix? a. ionic b. covalent c. phosphate d. sulfhydryl e. hydrogen 8. Water's high specific heat is mainly a consequence of the a. inability of water to dissipate heat into dry air. b. small size of the water molecules. c. absorption and release of heat when hydrogen bonds break and form. d. high specific heat of oxygen and hydrogen atoms. e. fact that water is a poor heat conductor. Judith S. Nun ~ o AP BiologyFall Final Review 2004
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9. Each element is unique and different from other elements because of its a. atomic weight. b. atomic number. c. mass number. d. Only A and B are correct. e. A, B, and C are correct. 10. A new organism is discovered in the deserts of New Mexico. Scientists there determine that the polypeptide sequence of hemoglobin from the new organism has 68 amino acid differences from humans, 62 differences from a gibbon, 24 differences from a rat, and 6 differences from a frog. These data a. were collected to determine the type of blood in the new organism. b. show that the new organism is best adapted to an aquatic habitat. c. indicate that the new organism may be closely related to frogs. d. suggest that the new organism is closely related to humans. e. suggest that the new organism evolved from gibbons but not rats and mice. 11. The polymerase chain reaction (PCR) could be
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