SS1 Midterm 2009

SS1 Midterm 2009 - BILD 3 Summer Session 1 2009 Dr. Reuther...

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BILD 3 Summer Session 1 2009 Dr. Reuther Midterm (150 points) NAME: _______________________________________________ PID: __________________________________________________ Section/TA: _________________________________________ Directions: There are 12 pages in this exam, including this cover sheet. Please put your name on each page. Only exams written in ink will be accepted for regrades. You can use the space below the line on this page as scratch paper. There are 43 questions. Please be sure your exam is complete. Read each question carefully and choose the best answer. Think before you write and confine your answer to the space provided. You can use the bottom of this page for scratch, but nothing written on this page will be graded. We will collect exams promptly at 10:55. The area below this line can be used for scratch paper ________________________________________________________________ Circle missing answers in red ink. Check mark wrong answers. Give the total number of points for each page in the lower right corner and the total score on the last page lower left side.
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2 Use the above phylogeny to answer questions 1-4. 1. (3 pts) What group of non-vascular plants is labeled “C”? Mosses 2. (3 pts) What group is the sister taxon to the Gymnosperms and is labeled “B”? Angiosperms or flowering plants or Anthophyta 3. (3 pts) How many millions of years ago did plants colonize land? a. 475 MYA b. 420 MYA c. 305 MYA d. 250 MYA 4. (3 pts) The seedless vascular plants are a: a. monophyletic group b. paraphyletic group c. polyphyletic group d. biphyletic group
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3 5. (4 pts) What is the scientific, biological definition of microevolution: Change in allele frequency(3pts) within a population (1 pt) 6. (5 pts) Match the individual with the term that is most closely associated with them (terms can be used more than once): Wallace: _______ C ____________ a. population growth Hutton: ________ B ____________ b. Geology Lyell: __________ B ____________ c. natural selection Lamarck: ________ D ___________ d. inheritance of acquired Malthus: ________ A ____________ characters 7. (3 pts) Circle the correct answers. Chordates are protostomes / deuterostomes and have / do not have a coelom. 8. (4 pts) For each example below label whether it is an example of an analogous trait or a homologous trait. Flight in birds and bats: ___________ _A ____________________ Forelimb bone structure in whales, cats, and bats: ______________ H __________________ Yellow and black coloring in poison dart frogs and wasps: ______________ A__________________ The genetic code of Archaea and European starlings: _____________ H ___________________
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4 9. (3 pts) The height of parents and offspring were measured in three populations and graphed above. If selection began to favor the shortest individuals, in which population would height evolve fastest? Generation time does not differ between the populations.
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