Unformatted text preview: Bio 201 Fall 2011 Posted practice questions Week 2 09‐05‐11 – no lecture; Labor Day 09‐07‐11 lecture Which of the following is true of the mammalian and octopus eyes as discussed in class? (a) The mammalian eye has a "design flaw" known as the scotoma which the octopus eye does not have (b) The mammalian eye does not have photoreceptive cells (c) The mammalian eye does not have photoreceptive pigments (d) The mammalian eye has a fundamentally different overall design from the octopus eye (e) The similarities of the mammalian and octopus eyes are due to inheritance from a recent common ancestor Which of the following was not major model species in the study of chromosomes as a basic mechanism of inheritance (a) fruit flies (b) salamanders (c) oak trees (d) pea plants (e) all of the above were major models in the development of the chromosome theory of inheritance 09‐09‐11 lecture Which of the following would most geneticists consider to be a discrete genetic polymorphism? (a) white versus red eyes in laboratory fruit flies (b) roundness of tomatoes (c) height in humans (d) body weight in mice (e) tail length in sparrows Which three figures were fundamental in establishing the basic mathematic theory underlying Mendelian inheritance (a) Darwin, Wallace, and Lamarck (b) Lyell, Malthus, and Cuvier (c) Hardy, Weinberg, and Punnett (d) Aristotle, Plato, and Linnaeus (e) none of the above TRY TO FIGURE THE ANSWERS OUT YOURSELF WITH THE NOTES AND TEXTBOOK AS YOUR GUIDE. IF YOU NEED HELP, PLEASE ASK YOUR TA’S DURING THEIR OFFICE HOURS ...
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- Darwin, Cuvier, mammalian eye