Biology Quarterly Test 3

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Quarterly test 3

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1.  The amino acid sequences in the protein called cytochrome C are studied for many different organisms. The sequences are all compared to that of a horse. According to the macroevolution hypothesis, which should be more similar to the cytochrome C of a horse: the cytochrome C of a fish, the cytochrome C of a giraffe, or the cytochrome C of a bacterium?
2.  What age-old concept was Darwin able to dispel with his research?
3.  Why do arthropods molt?
4.  What change to the concept of macroevolution did Neo-Darwinism make?
5.  Are the vast majority of animals vertebrates or invertebrates?
6.  What is the principal means by which oxygen is taken from the air?
7.  Why don’t insects have respiratory systems?
8.  Does the study of structural homology provide evidence for or against macroevolution? Why?
9.  Did Darwin ever recant his scientific beliefs?
10.  If a flatworm has complex nervous and digestive systems, is it most likely free-living or parasitic?
11.  If the data discussed in problem #6 were actually analyzed, would the result be as predicted by the macroevolution hypothesis?
12.  What four characteristics set insects apart from the other arthropods?
13.  If a jellyfish reproduces sexually, what form is it in?
14.  What is the principal means by which oxygen is restored to the air?
15.  What roles do amebocytes play in the life of a sponge?
16.  Why do cnidarians not need respiratory or excretory systems?
17.  What five characteristics set arachnids apart from the other arthropods?
18.  Give two examples of mutualism in creation.
19.  Is global warming occurring now?
20.  What will happen to an earthworm if its cuticle gets dry?
21.  Name the five common characteristics among the arthropods.
22.  How do sponges get their prey?
23.  How would an adherent to punctuated equilibrium explain the lack of intermediate links in the fossil record?
24.  Between which two trophic levels is the smallest amount of energy wasted? 
25.  What happens when a crayfish loses a limb?
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