Quiz 3 - Questions for Quiz 3 1. Which of the following is...

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Questions for Quiz 3 1. Which of the following is not a significant factor in the sudden emergence of new viruses? a. Dissemination of existing viral disease from small, isolated human populations b. Existing viruses acquire ability replicate outside of host c. Existing viruses spread from other animal species d. Mutation in existing viruses All of these answers except “b” are explicitly listed as causes of emerging viruses in your textbook. Answer “b” on the other hand, is not a significant factor and is in fact false. Viruses lack the cellular machinery to self replicate. Hence, they require a host cell in order to reproduce, and cannot acquire the ability to replicate outside of a host cell. 2. Which of the following statements about mitochondria and plastids does not support the hypothesis that Eukaryotes developed through a processes of endosymbiosis? a. The replication of these organelles highly resembles the replication of prokaryotic cells. b. These organelles contain DNA and these organelles contain their own cellular machinery to transcribe this DNA into proteins. c.
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Quiz 3 - Questions for Quiz 3 1. Which of the following is...

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