Exam1.08 - GENE/BIOL 3000 EXAM 1 Student ID# 810_ P lease...

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GENE/BIOL 3000 EXAM 1 Student ID# 810______________ Page 1 Please write your full name on the back of the final page. This exam has 25 questions on 6 pages, plus a blank worksheet. Pay close attention to point totals in allocating your time! Please answer the questions as succinctly as possible. We will not grade the back of pages--limit your answers to space provided. Use pen only ; we will not regrade any exams written in pencil. Provide one-sentence definitions for the following words (3 points each, total of 18 points) 1. Cope’s Rule 2. Adaptive radiation 3. Homoplasy 4. Inheritance of acquired characteristics 5. Ordovician 6. Historical biogeography
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GENE/BIOL 3000 EXAM 1 Student ID# 810______________ Page 3 True or False (circle the correct answer) (2 points each, 10 points total)) 7.. Doctors treating AIDS administer three anti-HIV drugs sequentially (a different drug each 2-3 months), rather than simultaneously, to avoid evolution of multi-drug-resistance. True / False 8. Stratigraphy tells us the relative age, but not the absolute age, of fossils. True / False 9. Reptiles form a paraphyletic group. True / False 10. Maximum parsimony is a method for phylogeny reconstruction where the number of evolutionary changes on the tree is maximized. True / False 11. Observed latitudinal gradients in species diversity are caused by high rates of extinction in the tropics during unfavorable periods. True / False Multiple Choice ( choose one for each definition) (3 points each, 27 points total)) 12. What was the Cambrian explosion? a)
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