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Vertebrates - Audesirk, Biology: Life on Earth 7e Chapter...

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Audesirk, Biology: Life on Earth 7e Chapter 23 Animal Diversity II: Vertebrates 1) Chordates are characterized by (a) ________. A) ventral, hollow nerve cord B) bony endoskeleton C) post-anal tail D) backbone E) gills Answer: C Diff: 2 Type: MC Page Ref: Sec. 23.1 Skill: Conceptual 2) Invertebrate chordates are NOT characterized by (a) ________. A) dorsal, hollow nerve cord B) coelom C) post-anal tail D) backbone E) pharyngeal gill slits Answer: D Diff: 2 Type: MC Page Ref: Sec. 23.1 Skill: Conceptual 3) Chordates are characterized by ________. A) bilateral symmetry B) a fully lined body cavity C) a dorsal, hollow nerve cord D) pharyngeal gill slits E) all of the above Answer: E Diff: 2 Type: MC Page Ref: Sec. 23.1 Skill: Conceptual 4) The great size and mobility of the vertebrates is associated with ________. A) four chamber hearts B) lungs used for respiration C) lightweight endoskeletons D) uterine development of offspring E) increased brain size and complexity Answer: C Diff: 2 Type: MC Page Ref: Sec. 23.1 Skill: Conceptual 5) Phylum Chordata includes all these EXCEPT A) fish. B) birds. C) amphibians. Audesirk - Chapter 23 - p. 1
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D) squids. E) mammals. Answer: D Diff: 1 Type: MC Page Ref: Sec. 23.2 Skill: Factual 6) Which of the following is a group of vertebrates? A) Reptilia B) Amphibia C) Mammalia D) Aves E) Echinodermata Answer: E Diff: 1 Type: MC Page Ref: Sec. 23.2 Skill: Factual 7) Class Chondrichthyes includes A) whales. B) lampreys.
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Vertebrates - Audesirk, Biology: Life on Earth 7e Chapter...

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