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background image Exam 1 Study Guide 1. What do nodes on a phylogenic tree represent?
2. What is the difference between homology and analogy?
3. What is a conserved gene and give an example.
4. Describe the endosymbiotic theory.
5. Describe horizontal gene transfer.
6. Name a key feature of prokaryotes.
7. What do all bacterial cells have?
8. What are bacterial cell walls made of and what does it do?
9. What is the purpose of bacterial endospores?
10. What are facultative anaerobes and give an example.
11. Name the three ways genetic recombination can occur and describe each one.
12. Name three causes of horizontal gene transfer.
13. What disease is the pathogen organism Yersinia pestis responsible for?
14. What is a protist?
15. Name the four supergroups within Eukarya and describe each one, including any 
important phyla. 16. Which group of organisms are modern land plants most closely related to?
17. Which group of organisms contains the protists most closely related to fungi and 
animals? 18. Why was the kingdom Protista eliminated?
19. Which two domains are most closely related to each other?
20. What are mycelia?
21. Describe mycorrhizae.
22. Describe the three stages of the sexual life cycle of fungi.
23. Name and describe the four important fungal groups. 
24. What is the relationship between fungi and lichen?
25. What is sporopollenin and what is its job in charophytes?
26. Describe alternation of generations and why it’s an important adaptation for evolving 
land plants. 27. What are the names for the male and female gametangia in a seedless land plant?
28. What are apical meristems?
29. Name and describe the three main phyla of the nonvascular bryophytes.
30. What is peat and why is it important?
31. What are sporangia?
32. Name the two types of vascular tissue and describe the function of each.
33. Name and describe the two main phyla of seedless vascular plants.
34. What are sori?
35. What is the difference between homosporous and heterosporous? 
36. Nonvascular plants’ life cycles are dominated by                      while vascular plants’ 
life cycles are dominated by                  .  37. Describe the function of gametophytes and sporophytes, including ploidy.
38. What is the name for modern land plants and why are they called that?
39. What is a seed and what is its function?
background image 40. What do all seed plants have in common?
41. What are gymnosperms?
42. The life cycle of a gymnosperm is dominated by the                  .
43. What is desiccation?
44. What are conifers?
45. Describe the female anatomy of gymnosperms.
46. Describe the male anatomy of gymnosperms.
47. What is pollination and why is it an adaptive advantage?
48. What are three key features of a gymnosperm life cycle?
49. Describe the life cycle of a pine.
50. Name the four phyla of gymnosperms and describe them.

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School: Colorado State University
Department: Biology
Course: Biology of Organisms-Animals and Plants
Professor: Jennifer Dewey
Term: Fall 2016
Tags: Biology
Name: Life 103 Exam 1 Study Guide
Description: This is the study guide for Exam 1. 50 questions covering everything from the first lecture to the one right before the exam.
Uploaded: 02/07/2016
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