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Biology Practice Test (part 3)

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Biology Practice Test (part 3)

  
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1.  Experts study evolution using which of the following disciplines
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2.  When the expression of a trait is influenced by the action of many genes, the pattern of inheritance is called
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3.  All of the following combinations are possible in the gametes of an organism that is AaBb EXCEPT
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4.  Fossils are rocks or sediments that
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5.  Pleiotropy is when 1 gene encodes many traits
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6.  According to the Aristotle ladder of Nature evolution could
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7.  When alleles move into different gametes, this demonstrates
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8.  In Owl, digestible food gets separated from non-digestible (i.e, feathers, bones, teeth) in
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9.  A recessive gene is
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10.  According to the Law of Segregation, in an organism with the genotype Aa
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11.  Wallace proposed that natural selection is a mechanism for evolution of species.
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12.  DNA microarray is a technique which allows comparison of the protein patterns between two treatment conditions
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13.  In humans there are 22 pairs of autosomal and one pair of sex chromosomes
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14.  DNA restriction enzymes are
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15.  Which of the following is an example of recombinant DNA technology?
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16.  Phenotype refers to the genetic makeup of an organism
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17.  Darwin and _______ both developed an proposed the theory of evolution by natural selection
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18.  Which of the following discoveries led to the birth of the recombinant DNA technology
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19.  If we cross two pea plants each heterozygous for yellow seed color genes, the expected ratio of yellow: green among the offspring will be
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20.  Thomas Malthus proposed
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21.  In Mendel’s experiments, if the gene for tall (T) plants was incompletely dominant over the genet for short (t) plants, what would be the result of crossing two Tt plants? (similar to the straight, curly, wavy hairs).
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22.  Which of the following is currently used to produce genetic “fingerprints” of people?
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23.  In biotechnology research, DNA fragments created by restriction enzyme
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24.  Peas were good organism of choice for Mendel Because
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25.  DNA microarray study tells you
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26.  A population is BEST defined as
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27.  The polymerase chain reaction includes the following steps EXCEPT
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28.  Which of these conditions was NOT included in Darwin’s theory of natural selection?
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29.  Which of the following techniques amplifies a specific region of DNA?
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30.  Which of the following did you find in the owl pellets?
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31.  Transgenic animals are those which express DNA derived from another
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32.  What is the genotype of a dominant individual if some of its offspring show the recessive phenotype?
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33.  In DNA microarray, a yellow color spot means
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34.  Which of the following molecular techniques involves “ DNA replication in a tube”?
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35.  DNA microarray is a
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36.  When Mendel used true-breeding white flowers and true-breeding purple flowers as the parental generation, he obtained which of the following results?
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37.  Plasmids are
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38.  Evolution can be defined as
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39.  DNA microarray studies need not to be hypothesis-driven
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40.  The genetic makeup of an individual is its
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41.  In the chromatography lab, you read the _______ using different wavelengths
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42.  The gene pool is defined as
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43.  If you wish to develop a procedure for indentifying upregualated & downregulated mRNAs in a disorder what method would be most likely to be useful?
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44.  The region of the chromosome occupied by a gene is called a ______,
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45.  There are potential risks in performing recombinant DNA research on plants
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46.  Restriction enzymes are useful in recombinant DNA studies because they
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47.  How many STRs are present in the following sequence ACGGACGGACGG
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48.  If the allele for inflated pea pods (I) is dominant to the allele for constricted (i), the cross Ii x ii is expected to produce
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49.  In the chromatography lab you isolated
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50.  On the Origin of Species was written
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