53 REVIEW QUESTIONS - BioG 1110 Prelim I Review Guide...

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BioG 1110 Prelim I Review Guide Spring 2010 REVIEW GUIDE FOR BIOG 1110 PRELIM #1 You have a number of resources to help you prepare for Prelim #1. Each of the following is posted on the BioG110 Blackboard site. Potential Prelim essay questions written by Professor Wayne (recall 1 of the posted questions will appear on the Prelim) The lecture review questions written by Professor Wayne – 60% of the exam will be composed of versions of these questions Lecture Note summaries and this review guide written by Dr Balko Practice prelim questions written by Allen [see CLT link on BioG 1110 Blackboard home page] Practice Prelim written by Allen [see CLT link on BioG 1110 Blackboard home page] At this point, you should use the ppts and lecture notes as reference sources (much as you would a text book) to help you find the answers for all the questions on this Review Guide. Good Luck! The remainder of this review guide will serve as an outline of key terms and concepts you should know. The “transcribed” lecture note summaries (mentioned above) will be a good source for key concept summaries. Use this list to help you identify which of the review questions posted by Randy relate to the concepts we would like you to learn. Part 1 of Prelim will be composed of 45 multiple-choice questions (2 pts each). Part 2 will be a 10-point essay question. 1. What physico-chemical and biological features characterize living organisms? Reproduce with near fidelity Can move by internal forces Convert energy 2. Review and understand the synthesis of organic chemicals as the basis of life on ancient Earth [see Randy’s lecture on this – beginning of the semester] Carbon atoms synthesized by interior of stars and we r formed from stardust 3. What are the two main philosophies of Life? Know what these are and how they differ. Monism, all phenomenon can be reduced to a single entity Dualist, all phenomenon cannot be reduced to a single entity 1
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BioG 1110 Prelim I Review Guide Spring 2010 4. What are emergent properties and how do they relate to question #2
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