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Bio 102: Study Guide Test 1

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Biological Principles II
Dr. Mihaly Czako

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This is a practice test for the material that will be on Test 1. It is 30 questions. Of course we could be tested on some things that aren't covered on here, but I tried to cover the important conc...
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Date Created: 09/11/15
Biology 102 Practice Test 1 L Which of the following is the correct term that describes the branch of biology that names and classifies species into a hierarchal order A Darwinism B Taxonomy C Domain D Biology Which of the following is the correct order in which we name species A domain gt kingdom gt phylum gt class gt order gt family gt genus gt species B domain gt phylum gtkingdom gt class gtorder gt family gt genus gt species C kingdom gt domain gt phylum gt class gt order gt family gtgenus gtspecies D species gt genus gt kingdom gtdomain gt phylum gt class gt order gt family Who wrote the Origin of Species A Aristotle B Carolus Linnaeus C Charles Darwin D Robert FitzRoy Which of the following is the best description of evolution A the diversity of life B descent with modification C natural selection D biology In a scientific experiment which of the following is tested A a result B observation C hypothesis D data 6 TF Individuals evolve over time A true B false Which of the following structures would bones in different species fall under A homologous structures B bone structures C common structures D vestigial structures Which of the following is correct A natural selection acts on an organisms DNA which affects their RNA B natural selection acts on an organisms RNA which affects their DNA C natural selection acts on an organisms genotype which affects their phenotype D natural selection acts on an organisms phenotype which affects their genotype 9 Soon after the island of Hawaii rose above the sea surface less than 1 million years ago the evolution of life on this new island was most strongly influenced by A the founder effect B habitat differentiation C a genetic bottleneck D sexual selection 10 An earthquake decimates a ground squirrel population killing 98 of the squirrels The surviving population happens to have broader stripes on average than the initial population It 3 00 A U l V CD broadness of stripes is genetically determined what effect has the groundsquirrel population experienced during the earthquake A directional selection B a genetic bottleneck C disruptive selection D the founder effect 11 TF Gene flow tends to reduce variation among populations over time A true B false 12 Which of the following is the best definition for population A individuals living near each other B individuals that evolve C localized group of individuals capable of interbreeding and producing fertile offspring D localized group of individuals that eat together 13 In a Hardy Weinberg population with two alleles A and a that are in equilibrium the frequency of the allele a is 03 What is the frequency of individuals that are homozygous for this allele A 09 B 009 C 049 D 90 14 Which of the types of selection is known as direct competition among individuals of one sex typicaly males for mates of the opposite sex A natural selection B intersexual selection C intrasexual selection D balancing selection 15 Which of the following are reasons why natural selection can not fashion perfect organisms A selection can only act on existing variations B evolution is limited by historical constraints C adaptations are often compromises D all of the above 16 Macroevolution can best be described as A changes in the allele frequency in a population over time B very big changes in a population C broad patterns of evolutionary change above the species level D very small changes in a population 17 Which term defines species as groups of actually or potentially interbreeding natural populations which are reproductively isolated from other such groups A The Law of Species B The Biological Species Concept C The Ecological Species Concept D The Law of Biology 18 In a jungle one subspecies of birds mate on the ground while another continues to mate in the trees What is this an example of A temporal isolation B habitat isolation Cgametic isolation D mechanical isolation 19 Which of the following is an outcome of closely related species meeting in a hybrid zone A reinforcement B fusion C stability D all of the above 20 Which of the following is not a way patterns in speciation can be studied A molecular data B morphological data C observing organisms in their habitat Dfossi record 21 TF DNA was most likely the first genetic material A true B false 22 Which of the following is not an eon according to the Geological Record A Heroic B Proterozoic CPhanerozoic D Archaean 23 TF Mass extinction events separate eras A true B false 24 Which term proposes that the mitochondria and plastids chloroplasts amp related organelles were formally small prokaryotes living within a larger host cell A The Law of Prokaryotes B The Endosymbiont Theory C The Prokaryote Theory D The Cell Theory 25 Which of the following can form from interactions of tectonic plates A mountains Bearthquakes C tsunamis D all of the above 26 TF It takes a very short period of time after a mass extinction to gain back genetic variation within the environment A true B false 27 Mammals becoming dominant organisms on earth after the death of the dinosaurs is an example of A natural selection B evolution Cadaptive radiation D adaptive regulation 28 TF lf Hox genes are expressed in the wrong location the body parts can be produced in the wrong location A true B false 29 Which term describes the evolutionary history of a species or groups of related species A phylogeny B biology C paleontology D biogeography 30 Which of the following is the correct representation of a binomial nomenclature A Homo sapiens B Homo sapiens C homo sapiens D Homo Sapiens DSI NFDST399FDNT wgtowowgtgtboowwooowogtwgtogtwowogtw Biology 102 Practice Test 1Answer Key


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