Midterm 1 A Key

Midterm 1 A Key - Name _ AT#2_ Prof _Washburn, Fall 2010_...

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Name _ AT#2__ Prof _Washburn, Fall 2010_ ENVS 24 MIDTERM I EXAM (A) INDICATE YOUR TEST FORM XXX ” on your Scantron Form Each question is worth 2 points : Please fill in ONE answer that is the most correct from the options available. 1. Speciation due to polyploidy is ____________________. a. most common in plants. b. most common in animals. c. equally common in both plants and animals. d. found only in protozoa. e. when viral genes are inserted into their host’s chromosomes. 2. The Q10 rule describes the relationship between_________. a. Light level and photosynthetic rate b. Temperature and metabolic rate c. Age of first reproduction and brood size d. Brood size and body size e. Temperature and body size 3. As the air temperature increases, the air's capacity for water vapor: a. increases b. decreases c. remains constant d. is unrelated to air temperature and can either increase or decrease e. becomes independent of the dew point 4. Evolution is a. something that can only happen in response to selection pressure b. genetic change over time 1
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c. an increase in chances of survival due to behavioral changes d. a change that is always beneficial to a species. e. both a and b 5. What is a cline? a. a subspecies or race adapted to a particular set of environmental conditions b. an endangered insect that has habitat in Santa Cruz County c. the mechanism viruses use to absorb their host’s DNA d. a gradual change of an organism over a geographic transect e. genetic change over time. 6. Viscosity is a. the resistance of a liquid to flow b. the shift from laminar to turbulent flow as speed increases c. the heat released or absorbed during the transformation of water from one form into another d. the result of having a fusiform body shape e. none of the above 7. Where would CAM plants most likely occur? a. in subtropical regions b. in cool, moist environments c. in arid desert regions d. in the arctic tundra e. none of the above 8. What is a detritivore? a. an organism that feeds on both live plants and animals b. an organism that feeds on dead plants c. an organism that feeds on dead animals d. both b and c e. an insect with sucking mouthparts 9. What is homeostasis? a. the behavior of feigning death to attract prey b. the evolution of insects from two sets of wings to only one set of wings 2
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Name _ AT#2__ Prof _Washburn, Fall 2010_ c. the regulation of an internal environment in a varying external environment d. the movement of oxygen into plant cells. e. none of the above 10. Which of the following is a non-manipulative study? a.
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