AP Bio Ch 35 Outline Quiz

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Being that we just put an end to chapter 35 we are drawing nearer and nearer to the end of out course work, this therefore puts pressure on how well you understood the chapters before and including chapter 35. If you believe you understood it take up the comprehensive test below and know for sure.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which phylum contains the vertebrates?
    • A. 

      Arthropoda

    • B. 

      Chordata

    • C. 

      Annelida

    • D. 

      Mollusca

    • E. 

      Porifera

  • 2. 
    A notochord is
    • A. 

      A strip of cartilage that forms a back and tail in all vertebrates.

    • B. 

      Cells surrounded by a sheath to form a stiff dorsal supporting rod.

    • C. 

      A primitive form of bone vertebra that develops into the backbone.

    • D. 

      The early nerve structure that becomes the spinal cord.

    • E. 

      All of the above are correct.

  • 3. 
    Although several groups have been proposed as the chordate ancestors, embryological evidence indicates the chordates have probably descended from the
    • A. 

      Ectoproct larvae.

    • B. 

      Trochophore larvae of Mollusca.

    • C. 

      Echinoderm larvae.

    • D. 

      Primitive forms of Obelia in the phylum Cnidaria.

    • E. 

      Ancestors similar to larval dragonflies in the phylum Arthropoda.

  • 4. 
    The three defining characteristics of chordates are
    • A. 

      Segmentation/dorsal hollow nerve cord/gill arches or pharyngeal pouches

    • B. 

      Dorsal hollow nerve cord/notochord/bilateral symmetry

    • C. 

      Bilateral symmetry/segmentation/well-developed coelom

    • D. 

      Well-developed coelom/gill arches or pharyngeal pouches/notochord

    • E. 

      Gill arches or pharyngeal pouches/dorsal hollow nerve cord/notochord

  • 5. 
    Although adult tunicates are stuck to the ocean bottom, they are considered early relatives of vertebrates because
    • A. 

      Tunicate gill slits are like ribs.

    • B. 

      Tunicate adults have a notochord.

    • C. 

      Tunicate larvae have a notochord.

    • D. 

      All vertebrate embryos go through a stage that resembles adult tunicates.

  • 6. 
    In schooling, fish rely on sensitivity to vibration and water currents. This is provided by cells located inside
    • A. 

      The caudal fin.

    • B. 

      The gills.

    • C. 

      The swim bladder.

    • D. 

      The lateral line.

    • E. 

      All of the scales.

  • 7. 
    Which of these characteristics is NOT found in the amphibians?
    • A. 

      Thin moist skin

    • B. 

      Internal fertilization

    • C. 

      Small inefficient lungs

    • D. 

      Aquatic larvae

    • E. 

      Eggs with gelatinous covering

  • 8. 
    Which of these characteristics first developed in reptiles?
    • A. 

      Amniotic egg

    • B. 

      Scales on skin

    • C. 

      Four-legged body

    • D. 

      Skull and vertebral column

    • E. 

      Animals living completely on land

  • 9. 
    When a snake flicks its tongue out, it must return the tips of its
    • A. 

      Ectothermic regulator

    • B. 

      Keratin

    • C. 

      Amnion

    • D. 

      Facial pits

    • E. 

      Jacobson's organ

  • 10. 
    Characteristics of birds include all of the following EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Reptile-like scales and claws.

    • B. 

      Constant warm body temperature.

    • C. 

      Modified reptilian scales as feathers.

    • D. 

      Hard-shelled egg.

    • E. 

      External fertilization.

  • 11. 
    Mammals are different from birds in all these characteristics EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Hair.

    • B. 

      Mammary glands.

    • C. 

      Constant body temperature.

    • D. 

      Young born alive.