Final exam 08

Final exam 08 - Name: _ 5/4/07 1 Introductory Biology 1111...

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Name: _____________________________ 5/4/07 1 Introductory Biology 1111 Final Exam A May 12, 2008 Name: TA: Signature:____________________________________ 1) Print your name and your TA’s name on this page. You may use the back side of the exam pages but be sure to indicate if your answer is continued. If you do not want something graded, be sure to clearly indicate by crossing it out. 2). This is a closed book exam. Your signature at the front of the exam affirms that you will not share information during or following the exam with anyone in keeping with the code of Academic Integrity of Temple University. 4) The instructors cannot discuss the exam questions other than to clarify wording. Raise your hand if you need help during the exam. Before you begin, look over the entire exam. Think about how to use your time so that you get credit for everything you know with certainty then spend any remaining time on things you are not sure of. Be sure to put your name and SS# on the scantron sheet and your name on each sheet.
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2 1. What evidence do paleobotanists look for that indicates the movement of plants from water to land? A. waxy cuticle to increase evaporation from leaves B. vascular tissue to conduct water and sugars C. sporopollenin to inhibit evaporation from leaves D. remnants of chloroplasts from photosynthesizing cells E. loss of structures that produce spores 2. A conclusion from the experiments that investigated mussel shell thickening and attachment strength is: A. Mussels can detect the presence of crabs through a chemical signal. B. Mussels can detect the presence of dead or alive crabs C. Mussels are increasing their shell thickness in response to water temperature changes and increases in water current. D. Shell thickness is a constitutive defense. E. Broken mussel shells are not sufficient to induce the shell thickening response. 3. What is characteristic of xylem cells that are mature? A. They have only primary walls made of cellulose. B. They have only secondary walls made of lignin. C. They contain cytoplasm at maturity. D. They have both primary and secondary walls. E. They have chitin in their cell walls. 4. Spores and seeds have basically the same function—dispersal—but are vastly different because: A. Spores have a protective outer covering; seeds do not. B. Spores have an embryo; seeds do not. C. Spores have stored nutrition; seeds do not. D. Spores are unicellular; seeds are not. 5. The vast number and variety of flowers is probably related to A. seed evolution permitting dispersal by wind B. co-evolution of flowers with pollinators C. seed dispersal by herbivores D. climatic conditions E. All of these answers apply. Use this figure for
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