BIO1130 Midterm_2010 - BIO 1130FF - Midterm Examination...

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BIO 1130FF - Midterm Examination – October 2, 2010 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, October 2, 2010 Part A: Multiple choice questions 20 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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Multiple choice questions - Place your answers on the answer sheet Page 2 of 5 1. Why does ice float in liquid water? a. Ice always has air bubbles that keep it afloat. b. Hydrogen bonds stabilize and keep the molecules of ice farther apart than the water molecules of liquid water. c. The crystalline lattice of ice causes it to be denser than liquid water. d. The ionic bonds between the molecules in ice prevent the ice from sinking. e. The liquid water molecules have more kinetic energy and thus support the ice. 2. What gives rise to the cohesiveness of water molecules? a. ionic bonds b. hydrogen bonds c. hydrophobic interactions d. nonpolar covalent bonds e. both hydrophobic interactions and ionic bonds 3. The Irish elk and the mammoth are two of the 23 large animals that this scientist found as used as evidence for this process. a. Spontaneous generation b. Scala naturae c. Extinction d. Transmutation of species e. Transition fossils 4. Which of the following best describes a Linnean binomen? a. A combination of a noun and adjective in Latin b. A unique name of all living species. c. Two words. d. both a and b. e. both a and c. 5. Which of the following is the true unit of Darwinian evolution; in other words, which of these is subject to meaningful evolutionary change by natural selection? a. phenotypes b. communities c. populations d. individuals 6. According to the transmutation of species principle of use and disuse, the form of body parts in offspring a. is not changeable. b. is the result of natural selection. c. is the result of how much the offspring uses a particular body part. d. is inherited based on phenotypic changes that occur in parents during their lifetime
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