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Unformatted text preview: h . In th eir classificatio n sch eme, b io lo g ists u se d ifferen t "ran k s" th at are mo re o r less in clu siv e. Wh ich o f th e fo llo win g co rrectly lists th ese ran k s fro m mo st to least in clu siv e? a) p h y lu m; family ; o rd er; g en u s; sp ecies b ) k in g d o m; d o main ; family ; g en u s; sp ecies c) g en u s; sp ecies; class; o rd er; k in g d o m d ) k in g d o m; o rd er; class; g en u s; sp ecies e) d o main ; p h y lu m; family ; g en u s; sp ecies d o main ; p h y lu m; family ; g en u s; sp ecies Wh ich o f th e fo llo win g tax o n o mic ran k s is least in clu siv e? sp ecies a) sp ecies b ) class c ) g e n u s d ) family e ) o rd e r Th e o ld est p ro k ary o tic fo ssils h av e b een d ated : 3 .5 b illio n y ears ag o . a) 3 .5 b illio n y ears ag o . b ) 2 .5 b illio n y ears ag o . c) 2 b illio n y ears ag o . d ) 1 .5 b illio n y ears ag o . e) 4 .6 b illio n y ears ag o . Th e Mo rp h o lo g ical Sp ecies Co n cep t: g ro u p s sp ecies b ased o n similar p h en o ty p e. a) was d ev elo p ed early an d still h as majo r su p p o rt. b ) almo st alway s in co rrectly classified sp ecies d u e to h o mo p lasies. c) is still th e mo st accu rate sp ecies co n cep t in u se. d ) g ro u p s sp ecies b ased o n h o w th ey h av e ch an g ed th ro u g h time. e) g ro u p s sp ecies b ased o n similar p h en o ty p e. Th e tax o n o mic ran k th at in clu d es sp ecies b u t n o t families is: g en u s a) class. b ) o rd e r. c) v ariety . d ) g ra d e . e ) g e n u s . Mass ex tin ctio n s are p erio d s d u rin g wh ich a larg e n u mb er o f sp ecies o n earth b eco me ex tin ct o v er a sh o rt p erio d o f time. Wh ich o f th e fo llo win g ty p ically fo llo ws mass ex tin ctio n s? a) n atu ral selectio n can n o lo n g er o ccu r b ) sp ecies' size is red u ced c) u n u su ally rap id ad ap tiv e rad iatio n an d d iv ersificatio n o f sp ecies d ) a sh arp in crease in b ack g ro u n d ex tin ctio n s e) th e rate at wh ich sp ecies can ad ap t to ch an g in g en v iro n men tal co n d itio n s slo ws d o wn u n u su ally rap id ad ap tiv e rad iatio n an d d iv ersificatio n o f sp ecies Wh ich o f th e fo llo win g is NOT a d escrip tio n o f o n e g ro u p o f a rc h a e a ? d isease­cau sin g a) d isease­cau sin g b ) lo w­p H­to leran t c) meth an o g en s d ) h ig h ­p H­to leran t e) h ig h ­p ressu re­to leran t Th e b io lo g ical sp ecies co n cep t is p rimarily b a se d o n : rep ro d u ctiv e iso latio n . a ) g e n o m e . b ) mo rp h o lo g ical d ifferen tiatio n . c) p h y lo g en etic h isto ry . d ) rep ro d u ctiv e iso latio n . e) b eh av io ral d ifferen tiatio n . Th e mass ex tin ctio n th at o ccu rred o n earth 6 5 millio n y ears ag o was immed iately fo llo wed b y : th e rap id d iv erg en ce an d rad iatio n o f mo d ern mammals. a) th e rise o f arch aea. b ) th e emerg en ce o f th e first n o n ­ p h o to sy n th etic o rg an isms. c) an in crease in atmo sp h eric o x y g en lev els. d ) th e rap id d iv erg en ce an d rad iatio n o f mo d ern mammals. e) th e rise o f th e rep tiles, in clu d in g th e d in o sau rs. Sp eciatio n with o u t g eo g rap h ic iso latio n is called : sy mp atric sp eciatio n . a) sy mp atric sp eciatio n . b ) p o ly p lo id y sp eciatio n . c) allo p atric sp eciatio n . d ) p arap atric sp eciatio n . e) au to p atric sp eciatio n . Po ly p lo id y as mech an ism o f sp eciatio n o ccu rs mo st co mmo n ly in wh ich o f th e fo llo win g ? a ) fu n g i b ) p lan ts c ) s p o n g e s d ) p o ly ch aete wo rms e) mo llu scs p lan ts Ad ap tiv e rad iatio n mig h t b e ex p ected after wh ich o f th e fo llo win g ev en ts? All o...
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