BioSci 810-084 1st PExam

BioSci 810-084 1st PExam - BioSci 0810 First Test This 8...

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BioSci 0810 First Test This 8 th day of February, 2007. Name _____________________________________________ PeopleSoft # ___________________________ (P LEASE P RINT , L AST NAME FIRST ) INSTRUCTIONS: i. Print your name — last name first please — and PeopleSoft number on the answer sheet, “fill in the appropriate dots” and sign the answer sheet in the top left hand corner; don't bother about the sections dealing with birth date, sex, etc. but please fill in the ‘1’ in the ‘Grade/Educ’ column for ‘first exam’. If there are any rips or tears in your computer-readable answer sheet, please ask for a replacement. ii. Fill in the answers to questions 1-61 on the OPSCAN answer sheet with a number two [#2] pencil — please don't use a ball-point pen! Questions 62-68 should be answered on this exam question sheet. iii. Write your name and PeopleSoft number in the space provided above. iv. Exam results will be posted on CourseWeb on or before noon on the 15th day of February, 2007; answer sheets will also be available for pick-up at class that day. v. Good luck; do the best you can, and please do not not not panic!!! N.B. There are 68 questions. ❊❊❊❊❊ PART A: MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS ( Always choose the best available answer). 1. Which of the following chemical elements is not commonly found in cells: a.carbon; b.phosphorus; c.silver; d.nitrogen; e.mark here if all of the above are common in biological systems. 2. Approximately how many human beings currently populate Planet Earth (1,000 million = 1 US billion): a.10,000 million; b.6,500 million; c.3,500 million; d.1,200 million; e.600 million. 3. Which of the following would you not find in a bacterium: a.a cell membrane; b.ribosomes; c.cytoplasm; d.a nucleus; e.mark here if all of the above are found in a bacterium. 4. The ‘carrying capacity’ of an ecosystem is given by which of the terms in the following equation: dN d t = r . N ( K - N ) K a.dN; b.K; c.N; d.r; e.none of the above. Page 1 Score in Part C
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BioSci 0810 First Test This 8 th day of February, 2007. 5. Which of the following is not rightfully called a (dis)-functional disease: a.a heart ‘attack’; b.a stroke; c.smallpox; d.Alzheimer’s Disease; e.mark here if all of the above would rightfully be called (dis)-functional diseases. 6 In the USA, the traditional ‘flu season’ begins in: a.fall/winter; b.winter/spring; c.spring/summer; d.summer/fall; e.mark here if there is no traditional ‘flu season’ in the USA. 7. Which of the following would be the best example of ‘ecosystem decay’: a.the extinction of the snaildarter from a tributary of the Colorado River; b.the movement of sand on a beach during a hurricane; c.the re-introduction of the grey timber wolf to Yellowstone National Park; d.loss of topsoil in the Amazon Basin as a result of ‘slash and burn’ agricultural practices; e.mark here if none of the above are good examples of ecosystem decay. 8.
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