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47 Questions  I  By Julianna on September 17, 2009
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1.  What kind of proteins are in prions?
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2.  When do prions become malignant?
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3.  What animal had the first case of a disease caused by prions?
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4.  The branch of biology that explains both the diversity and the unity of life is_____?
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5.  What is the difference between discovery science and hypothesis driven science?
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6.  What will happen if you do NOT (properly) finish your antibiotic prescription?
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7.  Which of the following is most likely to lead to the evolution of two different species?
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8.  Which of the following is a characteristic of a population at Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium?
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9.  Which of the following is most likely to decrease genetic variation?
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10.  Who was 1st person to discover bacteria?
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11.  Do humans have bacteria?
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12.  Bacteria helps with what?
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13.  Which virus causes chicken pox or shingles?
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14.  What is incubation period for chicken pox?
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15.  What is incubation period for chicken pox?
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16.  Which of the following is example of directional selection?
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17.  In Hardy Weinberg formula, what does 2 pq represent?
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18.  Homology is evidence of?
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19.  Which of the following is a population?
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20.  What is a gene?
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21.  Humans are composed of______cells.
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22.  What is plasmodium?
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23.  Where do you get plasmodium?
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24.  What is purpose of ciliates?
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25.  Where are ciliates mainly found?
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26.  Which of these statements is correct?
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27.  Which of the following is not recycled but is lost from ecosystems?
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28.  Members of the kingdom Plantae differ from members of other kingdoms of Eukarya in that most members of the kingdom Plantae___________________________.
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29.  Which of the following statements is true?
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30.  Natural selection__________________.
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31.  Which of the following is the most likely explanation for a particular human population with a higher incidence of polydactyly (extra fingers/toes) than the human population as a whole?
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32.  Gene flow is accomplished by ______________________.
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33.  Your family is taking a long driving vacation across the midwestern and western United States.  As you travel, you notice that the flowers, birds, and trees of the Midwest and Rocky Mountains are very different.  As you ponder why, you remember that such differences in the distribution of species are part of the field of _______________________________.
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34.  In some zoos, rare crosses between a male lion and a female liger have produced offspring called ligers.  Male ligers are sterile but some female ligers are fertile.  In the wild, lion and tiger ranges do not naturally overlap, making such a cross unlikely.  Furthermore, the solitary behavior of tigers and the social organizations of lions create behavioral differences.  Applying the biological species concept, the production of ligers reveals that_______________.
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35.  In some zoos, rare crosses between a male lion and a female liger have produced offspring called ligers.  Male ligers are sterile but some female ligers are fertile.  In the wild, lion and tiger ranges do not naturally overlap, making such a cross unlikely.  Furthermore, the solitary behavior of tigers and the social organizations of lions create behavioral differences. The production of sterile male ligers is an example of___________________.
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36.  In some zoos, rare crosses between a male lion and a female liger have produced offspring called ligers.  Male ligers are sterile but some female ligers are fertile.  In the wild, lion and tiger ranges do not naturally overlap, making such a cross unlikely.  Furthermore, the solitary behavior of tigers and the social organizations of lions create behavioral differences. The natural differences in the ranges of wild tigers and lions is an example of _________________.
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37.  The biological species concept cannot be applied to _____________________
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38.  Molecular systematics might include all of the following except_________________.
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39.  The wing of a bald eagle is ______________________ the wing of a penguin.
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40.  Characid fishes are naturally found only in South America and Africa.  Fossils of these fish are not found on any other continents.  What is the most likely explanation of this distribution pattern?
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41.  When two frog species, Rana pipiens and Rana sylvatica, mate, the offspring die early in embryonic development.  This is an example of _______________.
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42.  The wing of a penguin is ______________ the flipper of a dolphin.
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43.  Some fish have bony fins.  If the body of water they are in dries out, these fins can be used to help the fish "walk" to another body of water.  In this context, bony fins are an example of ______.
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44.  On what basis are populations assigned to the same biological species?
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45.  Speciation requires___________________
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46.  Uranium-235, with a half-life of 713,000,000 years, decays to lead-207.  If a rock sample is determined to have one-quarter of the uranium-235 content it had when it formed, the age of the rock sample can be estimated to be approximately ______________ years old.
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47.  A reproductive barrier that prevents species from mating is an example of ____________.
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