BB 3140 Evolution Term B 2003 Midterm 1

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BB 3140 Evolution. Term B 2003 First Midterm Exam. Please write your name at the top of this page and on all other pages you turn in. Multiple Choice. Please answer all multiple choice questions by circling the letter of the most nearly correct answer (one correct answer per question). Each question is worth 3 points. 1. Which of the following correctly describes the photographic image on the cover of your Evolutionary Biology textbook (mentioned in class as relevant to phylogeny; this is not a random question)? a. picture of Charles Darwin b. convergent features of whales and sharks c. homology between reptile and bird hindlimbs d. fossilized termite embedded in amber 2. Which economist's writings on the consequences of human population growth strongly influenced Darwin's ideas? a. Lamarck b. Wallace c. Malthus d. Gould 3. Another term for a monophyletic group is a a. sister taxon b. clade c. common ancestor d. plesiomorph 4. A synapomorphy that splits other six-legged arthropods from myriapods (millipedes and centipedes) is a. presence of distinct thorax and abdomen b. presence of wings c. sex reversal d. complete metamorphosis
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This note was uploaded on 09/01/2010 for the course BB 10294 taught by Professor Politz during the Spring '10 term at WPI.

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