Cp Biology 2 Final Exam Part B

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Cp Biology 2 Final Exam Part B - Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following statements best describes the process of photosynthesis?
    • A. 

      Plants use oxygen to make simple sugars.

    • B. 

      Chlorophyll builds sugars in the thylakoid membrane.

    • C. 

      Light breaks down water molecules and releases carbon dioxide.

    • D. 

      Chloroplasts absorb sunlight and store chemical energy.

  • 2. 
    What is the term for the jelly-like substance that is contained inside the cell membrane?
    • A. 

      Organelle

    • B. 

      Nucleus

    • C. 

      Cytoplasm

    • D. 

      DNA

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is a characteristic of prophase?
    • A. 

      The cytoplasm splits.

    • B. 

      Chromosomes line up in the middle of the cell.

    • C. 

      Sister chromatids are pulled to opposite sides of the cell.

    • D. 

      Nuclear membrane breaks down.

  • 4. 
    What is the main function of the Golgi apparatus?
    • A. 

      Convert solar energy to chemical energy

    • B. 

      Communicate with other cells

    • C. 

      Process and deliver proteins

    • D. 

      Copy genetic material

  • 5. 
    Unlike a eukaryoteic cell, a prokaryotic cell does not have...
    • A. 

      DNA.

    • B. 

      A nucleus.

    • C. 

      Cytoplasm.

    • D. 

      A cell membrane.

  • 6. 
    Which organelle is the storehouse for most of a cell's genetic information?
    • A. 

      Nucleus

    • B. 

      Mitochondrion

    • C. 

      Centriole

    • D. 

      Chloroplast

  • 7. 
    In the diagram to the right, what is structure B?
    • A. 

      Folded inner membrane

    • B. 

      Stroma

    • C. 

      Mitochondrial matrix

    • D. 

      Thylakoid membrane

  • 8. 
    In the diagram to the right, what is structure A?
    • A. 

      Folded inner membrane

    • B. 

      Mitochondrial matrix

    • C. 

      Stroma

    • D. 

      Thylakoid membrane

  • 9. 
    The part of cellular respiration in which glucose is broken down is called
    • A. 

      Photosynthesis.

    • B. 

      Aerobic respiration.

    • C. 

      Electron transport.

    • D. 

      Glycolysis.

  • 10. 
    Where does glycolysis take place?
    • A. 

      Chloroplast

    • B. 

      Mitochondrial matrix

    • C. 

      Mitochondrial inner membrane

    • D. 

      Cytoplasm

  • 11. 
    ___ is known as the universal solvent.
    • A. 

      Water

    • B. 

      Acetone

    • C. 

      Alcohol

    • D. 

      Cytoplasm

  • 12. 
    The ancient bipedal hominid called "Lucy" is a member of which species?
    • A. 

      Australopithecus africanus

    • B. 

      Australopithecus aferensis

    • C. 

      Homo sapiens

    • D. 

      Homo erectus

  • 13. 
    The ancient bipedal hominid called "Handy Man" is a member of which species?
    • A. 

      Homo neanderthalensis

    • B. 

      Homo habilis

    • C. 

      Homo sapiens

    • D. 

      Homo erectus

  • 14. 
    Modern humans are members of which species?
    • A. 

      Homo neanderthalensis

    • B. 

      Homo habilis

    • C. 

      Homo erectus

    • D. 

      Homo sapiens

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is not a monkey?
    • A. 

      Baboon

    • B. 

      Homo sapiens

    • C. 

      Lemur

    • D. 

      Tarsier

  • 16. 
    The oldest living primate group are the ___.
    • A. 

      Orangutans

    • B. 

      Old world monkeys

    • C. 

      Prosimians

    • D. 

      Gorillas

  • 17. 
    Which of the following is not a characteristic of hominids?
    • A. 

      Walking upright

    • B. 

      Prehensile tails

    • C. 

      Opposable thumbs

    • D. 

      Large brains

  • 18. 
    What is the only hominid to co-exist with Homo sapiens in Europe?
    • A. 

      Homo erectus

    • B. 

      Homo neanderthalensis

    • C. 

      Homo habilis

    • D. 

      Homo robustus

  • 19. 
    What two groups are most hominid species classified into?
    • A. 

      Australopithecus and Homo

    • B. 

      Africanus and habilis

    • C. 

      Homo and sapiens

    • D. 

      Australopithecus and Anthropida

  • 20. 
    In searching for the origins of humanity, what characteristic did scientists identify as the first step in human evolution?
    • A. 

      Bipedal locomotion

    • B. 

      Language

    • C. 

      Art and imagination

    • D. 

      Large brain

  • 21. 
    Why is it most common to find only the skull of an ancient hominid?
    • A. 

      They only buried the heads of the dead.

    • B. 

      Scavengers can carry off the smaller bones much more easily.

    • C. 

      Skulls tend to look more like rocks.

    • D. 

      Other hominids cannibalize their dead.

  • 22. 
    To help unravel the mysteries of human evolution, paleoanthropologists use all of the following except ___.
    • A. 

      Fossilized bones

    • B. 

      Endocasts of the brains

    • C. 

      Molecular clocks

    • D. 

      Written historical records

  • 23. 
    Which of the following facts supporting evolution would be found in the study of paleontology?
    • A. 

      Embryos of very different organisms have very similar developmental stages.

    • B. 

      A bats wing and a whales flipper have very similar bone structure.

    • C. 

      Large, flightless birds are found on different continents: Australia (Emu), Africa (Ostrich), and Rhea (South America).

    • D. 

      More primative fossils are found below more complex fossils in the rock layers.

  • 24. 
    All of the following branches of science provide evidence for evolution EXCEPT ___.
    • A. 

      Biogeography

    • B. 

      Embriology

    • C. 

      Paleontology

    • D. 

      Oncology

  • 25. 
    Modern whales have vestigieal pelvic bones and lungs instead of gills. What does this evidence suggest about whale ancestors?
    • A. 

      Whale ancestors lived on land.

    • B. 

      Whale ancestors did not evolve.

    • C. 

      Whale ancestors lived 850 million years ago.

    • D. 

      Whale ancestors ate opossums.

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