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BIO 1130FF - Midterm Examination – November 14, 2009 Multiple choice questions - Place your answers on the answer sheet Page 1 of 5 BIO 1130FF An introduction to Organismal biology Midterm examination Worth either 15% or 20% of your final grade Saturday, November 14, 2009 Part A: Multiple choice questions 26 points (1 point/question) a) Fill in the bubbles for your name and student number and BIO1130FF for the course code. Fill in the same information in text in the boxes above the bubbles. b) Use only a pencil to fill in the answer sheet. If you erase a question be sure to erase all of the pencil mark. Don’t place any marks anywhere on the sheet other than where the bubbles are for personal information or your answers. c) Do not place any answers on the question sheet. d) This is not an open book exam. e) CAUTION to minimize paper waste this part of the exam has been printed back to back NOTE: If you do not fill in the student number and course code as BIO1130FF it will be impossible to identify your answer sheet and you will receive a ZERO for this part of the exam
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BIO 1130FF - Midterm Examination – November 14, 2009 Multiple choice questions - Place your answers on the answer sheet Page 2 of 5 1.1 The protein layer surrounding the viral genome is called a. a capsid. b. a capsule. c. an envelope. d. a cell membrane. 1.2 If speciation occurs with the production of two or more species in a small area, ____ is (are) probably responsible. a. only parapatric speciation b. only sympatric speciation c. both sympatric and parapatric speciation d. either sympatric or parapatric speciation 1.3 Natural selection that shifts the adaptation of an entire populations is a. sexual selection. b. artificial selection. c. disruptive selection. d. stabilizing selection. e. directional selection. 1.4 Viruses are considered nonliving because they a. lack a nucleus. b. lack a cell wall. c. cannot reproduce outside a host cell. d. contain RNA as their genetic material. 1.5 Based on molecular analysis, which of the following appears to be least meaningful for inferring animal phylogenic relationships? a. mitochondrial DNA sequences b. body cavity differences c. radial syFFetry in the Radiata d. presence or absence of tissues 1.6 Abiotic factors include a. sunlight. b. wind speed. c. all of the above. d. temperature. 1.7 Directional selection favours a. intermediate phenotypes. b. phenotypic extremes at both ends. c. phenotypes at one end of the distribution. d. homozygotes. e. heterozygotes.
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BIO 1130FF - Midterm Examination – November 14, 2009 Multiple choice questions - Place your answers on the answer sheet Page 3 of 5 1.8 The principle of independent assortment states that a. alleles on different homologous chromosomes are randomly sorted to individual gametes. b. genes on the same chromosome are not randomly sorted to different gametes.
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This note was uploaded on 12/03/2011 for the course SCIENCE BIO1130 taught by Professor Fenwick during the Spring '11 term at University of Ottawa.

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Midterm2_2009 - BIO 1130FF - Midterm Examination November...

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