Exam3 - GENE/BIOL 3000 EXAM 3 Student ID# 810_ P lease...

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GENE/BIOL 3000 EXAM 3 Student ID# 810______________ Page 1 Please write your full name on the back of the final page. This exam has 24 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 but write as legibly as possible. We will not grade the back of the pages, so limit your answers to the 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 15 points) 1. Uniformitarianism 2. Homoplasious 3. Paraphyletic 4. Key adaptation 5. Gondwanaland
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GENE/BIOL 3000 EXAM 3 Student ID# 810______________ Page 3 True or False (circle the correct answer) (2 points each, 10 points total)) 6. Nodes in phylogenies indicate speciation events. True / False 7. Modern taxonomists try to classify groups of organisms into paraphyletic clades. True / False 8. During the Cambrian explosion, the continents were together as Pangea. True / False 9. If we want to establish relationships among taxa that have evolved from a relatively recent common ancestor, we should use slowly evolving DNA. True / False 10. The only type of rock possessing fossils is sedimentary. True
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This note was uploaded on 04/16/2011 for the course GENE 3000 taught by Professor Arnold/anderson during the Spring '07 term at University of Georgia Athens.

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