Assignment 1407- 1 - (Ch22-23)

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View Attempt 1 of 2 Title: Assignment 1407- 1 - (Ch22-23) Started: July 13, 2010 6:22 AM Submitted: July 13, 2010 6:59 AM Time spent: 00:36:24 Total score: 100/100 = 100% Total score adjusted by 0.0 Maximum possible score: 100 Done 1. On which of the following did Linnaeus base his classification system? Student Response Value A. evolutionary history B. the fossil record C. morphology and anatomy 100% D. A and B only E. A, B, and C Score: 5.56/5.56 2. Catastrophism, meaning the regular occurrence of geological or meteorological disturbances (catastrophes), was Cuvier's attempt to explain the existence of Student Response Value A. natural selection. B. uniformitarianism. C. evolution. D. the origin of new species. E. the fossil record. 100% Score: 5.56/5.56 3. During a study session about evolution, one of your fellow students remarks, "The giraffe stretched its neck while reaching for higher leaves; its offspring inherited longer necks as a result." Which statement would you use to correct this student's misconception? Student Response Value A. Overproduction of offspring leads to a struggle for survival. Your location: Assessments View All Submissions › View Attempt Page 1 of 6 View Attempt 7/13/2010 http://hccs.blackboard.com/webct/urw/lc23327307741011.tp24303707871041/ViewStude. ..
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Student Response Value B. Characteristics acquired during an organism's life are generally not passed on through genes. 100% C. Spontaneous mutations can result in the appearance of new traits. D. Only favorable adaptations have survival value. E. Disuse of an organ may lead to its eventual disappearance. Score: 5.56/5.56 4. Darwin had initially expected the living plants of temperate South America to resemble those of temperate Europe, but he was surprised to find that they more closely resembled the plants of tropical South America. The biological explanation for this observation is most properly associated with the field of Student Response Value A. meteorology. B. vertebrate anatomy.
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This note was uploaded on 07/20/2010 for the course BIOL 1407 taught by Professor Simms during the Summer '10 term at HCCS.

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