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BIOLOGY 355: Sample Quiz and Exam File Matthews From Winter 2001 BIOLOGY 355: Winter 2001 Name __________________________ Lecture Quiz #1: 30 Points Matthews For each of the following statements, if the statement is TRUE as written, write “True” in the blank before the statement. If the statement is FALSE as written, write a word(s) in the blank that replaces the underlined word(s) so that the statement reads correctly. _____True ____ Grass is green . _____blue ____ The sky is green . ___________________ The mitochondria contains digestive enzymes. ___________________ The endoplasmic reticulum is the site of ribosome synthesis. ___________________ In humans, the diploid number in sperm is 23. ___________________ In humans, 44 pairs of autosomes are found in each somatic cell. ___________________ The centromere’s location helps to give a chromosome its characteristic shape. ___________________ An acrocentric chromosome will have a p arm that is shorter than the q arm. ___________________ In positive eugenics , individuals who have “desirable” traits are encouraged to reproduce. ___________________ A cell’s chromosomes are sometimes found within the cell’s nucleus when the nuclear membrane is present. ___________________ Osmosis requires the expenditure of energy by the cell. ___________________ If the initiation site for DNA replication is at the 5’ end of the old strand, the new strand will be constructed continuously . ___________________ Because of complimentary base pairing, the pyrimidine guanine will always pair with the purine adenine. Answer the following questions on the back of this page: 1. List five types of genetic testing, and briefly describe how three of them are accomplished. Also list an advantage to one of the methods and a disadvantage to another method. 2. Briefly describe the concept of hereditarianism, and give a behavioral example. 3. List two pieces of information that might be gained from a photograph of a FISH karyotype analysis. 4. List two ways in which a human male’s karyotype would differ from that of a female gorilla.
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Biology 355: Winter 2001 Name _____________________ Lecture Quiz #2: 30 Points Matthews For each of the following statements, if the statement is TRUE as written, write “TRUE” in the blank before the statement. If the statement is FALSE as written, write a word(s) in the blank that replaces the underlined word(s) so that the statement reads correctly. ____________________ The three base sequence on mRNA that codes for a specific amino acid is the anticodon . ____________________ A functional strand of mRNA will generally be shorter than the strand of pre-mRNA. ____________________ If the 3 base sequence that codes for lysine (lys) has the first base altered to a G, the resultant amino acid that is coded will by glutamic acid (glu) . 1.
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This note was uploaded on 05/15/2011 for the course BIO 355 taught by Professor Matthews during the Fall '10 term at Grand Valley State University.

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