Biology Quarterly Test 3

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 Biology Quarterly Test 3
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  • 1. 
    What change to the concept of macroevolution did Neo-Darwinism make?

  • 2. 
    What age-old concept was Darwin able to dispel with his research?

  • 3. 
    How would an adherent to punctuated equilibrium explain the lack of intermediate links in the fossil record?

  • 4. 
    Does the study of structural homology provide evidence for or against macroevolution? Why?

  • 5. 
    Did Darwin ever recant his scientific beliefs?

  • 6. 
    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?

  • 7. 
    If the data discussed in problem #6 were actually analyzed, would the result be as predicted by the macroevolution hypothesis?

  • 8. 
    Give two examples of mutualism in creation.

  • 9. 
    What is the principal means by which oxygen is taken from the air?

  • 10. 
    What is the principal means by which oxygen is restored to the air?

  • 11. 

    Between which two trophic levels is the smallest amount of energy wasted? 

  • 12. 
    Is global warming occurring now?

  • 13. 
    Are the vast majority of animals vertebrates or invertebrates?

  • 14. 
    How do sponges get their prey?

  • 15. 
    What roles do amebocytes play in the life of a sponge?

  • 16. 
    Why do cnidarians not need respiratory or excretory systems?

  • 17. 
    If a jellyfish reproduces sexually, what form is it in?

  • 18. 
    What will happen to an earthworm if its cuticle gets dry?

  • 19. 
    If a flatworm has complex nervous and digestive systems, is it most likely free-living or parasitic?

  • 20. 
    Name the five common characteristics among the arthropods.

  • 21. 
    What happens when a crayfish loses a limb?

  • 22. 
    Why do arthropods molt?

  • 23. 
    What five characteristics set arachnids apart from the other arthropods?

  • 24. 
    What four characteristics set insects apart from the other arthropods?

  • 25. 
    Why don’t insects have respiratory systems?

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