Practice Lab A Quiz- Bio 200- Ta: Joshua Adams

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The following quiz should serve as a practice for the quiz in-class on September 14th, 2009. Be sure to return to this quiz before the lab practical. Try to do the quiz without any outside help (ie book or internet) THE FOLLOWING QUIZ IS NOT GRADED: IT IS MERELY FOR YOUR PRACTICE. IT IS TO YOUR ADVANTAGE TO TRY THE QUIZ!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which of the following is correct?

    • A.

      Homo sapiens

    • B.

      Homo sapiens (underlined)

    • C.

      Homo Sapiens (underlined)

    • D.

      Homo sapiens

    • E.

      Wise man (underlined)

    Correct Answer
    B. Homo sapiens (underlined)
    Explanation
    Only an answer that is underlined (or in italics, with the first word (genus) capitalized and in Latin is correct in binomial nominclature.

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  • 2. 

    __________________is the father of modern Taxonomy.

    Correct Answer
    Carl von Linnaeus
    Linnaeus
    Linaeus
    Explanation
    Carl von Linnaeus is considered the father of modern taxonomy.

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  • 3. 

    A ____________ is a natural classification method (phenogram, phylogeny)

    Correct Answer
    phylogeny
    Explanation
    A phenogram (like your homework) is an artifical scheme while a phylogeny is a natural scheme.

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  • 4. 

    Which of the following is correct?

    • A.

      Kingdom, Phylum, Class, Family, Genus, Species

    • B.

      Kingdom, Phylum, Family, Class, Genus, Species, Order

    • C.

      Kingdom, Phylum, Family, Genus, Species

    • D.

      Kingdom, Phylum, Class, Order, Family, Genus, Species

    Correct Answer
    D. Kingdom, Phylum, Class, Order, Family, Genus, Species
    Explanation
    King Philip came over for Great Spain.

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  • 5. 

    Which of the following is an inference?

    • A.

      The dinosaur is 15 meters long.

    • B.

      The atom is 1 Angstrom in diameter.

    • C.

      The quark is either +2/3 or -1/3.

    • D.

      The chloroplast is used to make food for the plant cell.

    • E.

      A 100 nm sound wave is a higher pitch than a 500 nm sound wave.

    Correct Answer
    D. The chloroplast is used to make food for the plant cell.
    Explanation
    Inferences require previous knowledge while an observation only requires the five senses (if you have six, please see me after class)

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