ch 25 AA TH - 2008 ch 25 Multiple Choice Identify the...

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2008 ch 25 Multiple Choice Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question. ____ 1. Which combination of the following species characteristics would cause the greatest likelihood of fossiliza- tion in sedimentary rock? I. The species was abundant. II. The species was widespread. III. The species had hard body parts. IV. The species was adapted to desert life. V. The species had a long duration in geologic time. a. III only b. III and IV c. I, II, and III d. I, II, and V e. I, II, III, and V ____ 2. The ostrich and the emu look very similar and live in similar habitats, however they are not very closely re- lated. This is an example of a. divergent evolution. b. convergent evolution. c. exaptation. d. adaptive radiation. e. sympatric speciation. ____ 3. Which of the following pairs are homologous? a. bat wing and human hand b. owl wing and hornet wing c. porcupine quill and cactus spine d. bat forelimb and bird wing e. Australian mole and North American mole ____ 4. The correct sequence from the most to the least comprehensive of the taxonomic levels listed here is a. family, phylum, class, kingdom, order, species, and genus. b. kingdom, phylum, class, order, family, genus, and species. c. kingdom, phylum, order, class, family, genus, and species. d. phylum, kingdom, order, class, species, family, and genus. e. phylum, family, class, order, kingdom, genus, and species. ____ 5. The common house fly belongs to all of the following taxa. Assuming you had access to textbooks or other scientific literature, knowing which of the following should provide you with the greatest amount of detailed information about this specific organism? a. order Diptera b. family Muscidae c. genus Musca d. class Hexapoda e. phylum Arthropoda Match the individuals below with their accomplishments. Options may be used once, more than once, or not at all.
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A. Carolus Linnaeus B. Charles Darwin C. Matoo Kimura D. both A and B E. both B and C ____ 6. first to think of the hierarchical classification system as a genealogy a. A b. B c. C d. D e. E ____ 7. the originator of the binomial designation for species a. A b. B c. C d. D
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