Chapter 25 Study Test - Chapter 25 - Phylogeny MULTIPLE...

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Chapter 25 - Phylogeny MULTIPLE CHOICE . Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. 1) Which combination of the following species characteristics would cause the greatest likelihood of fossilization in  sedimentary rock? I. aquatic II. tropical III. hard body parts IV. presence of organic material V. flight VI. long duration as a species  A) I, III, and VI                                                                                                                                                      B) III  only                                                                                                                                            C) II and VI  D) I, II, and VI                                                                                                                                                   E) II, IV,  and V 2) Which of the following should not be considered fossils?  A) All of the below are properly considered fossils.  B) mammoths frozen in arctic ice  C) insects enclosed in amber  D) dinosaur footprints preserved in rocks  E) ancient pollen grains in lake sediments  3) Peat bogs can have pHs as low as 3.8. Animals classified as fossils have been exhumed from such bogs with most of  their bodies intact (except bones), and with DNA still present. What probably accounts for the persistence of the fleshy 
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Chapter 25 Study Test - Chapter 25 - Phylogeny MULTIPLE...

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