BIOL 180 Quiz 2
Question 1 of 33
Which is an unprocessed or refined source of carbohydrates?
A. pasta noodles
D. white bread
Question 2 of 33
Which type of bond do the hydrogen and oxygen atoms in water form?
A. hydrogen bonds
B. polar covalent bonds
C. nonpolar covalent bonds
D. van der Waals Interactions
Question 3 of 33
A bond between two atoms that occurs frequently, but does not require much energy to break is referred to as what?
A. Hydrogen bond
B. Covalent bond
C. van der Waals Interactions
D. Ionic bond
Question 4 of 33
When referring to pH, an example of something that is alkaline includes what?
B. orange juice
C. stomach acid
D. baking soda
Question 5 of 33
In most living species, which monosaccharide is the most important source of energy?
Question 6 of 33
Proteins include all of the following except what?
Question 7 of 33
If an electron is shared between two elements, the strongest bond forms referred to as what?
A. Ionic bond
B. Hydrogen bond
C. van der Waals interaction
D. Covalent bond
Question 8 of 33
Which particles reside in the space around the nucleus of an atom?
Question 9 of 33
What are the monomers that make up proteins?
B. amino acids
Question 10 of 33
What is the smallest component of an element that retains all of the chemical properties of that element?
Question 11 of 33
Which is more likely to dissolve in water?
B. olive oil
Question 12 of 33
What is the capacity of a substance to withstand rupture when placed under tension or stress?
A. covalent bond
B. surfact tension
Question 13 of 33
Which is an example of an isotope?
Question 14 of 33
Which type of fatty acid is a solid at room temperature?
A. monounsaturated fatty acid
B. saturated fatty acid
C. unsaturated fatty acid
D. polyunsaturated fatty acid
Part 2 of 5 - Chapter 12
Question 15 of 33
Which assumption of cladistics is correctly stated?
A. The polarity of a character state change can be determined.
B. Traits remain homologous and unchanged from one state to another.
C. There are multiple universal last common ancestors (LUCA).
D. Speciation can produce two to four new species.
Question 16 of 33
How has molecular systematics changed the how organisms had been classified?
A. Sometimes errors are uncovered and taxa are reclassified from molecular systematics.
B. Classification has reverted to the Linnean system based on molecular systematics.
C. Morphologic homology has allowed for the calibration of a molecular clock.
D. Molecular systematics has confirmed earlier classifications.
Question 17 of 33
What term describes the wings of insects, bats, and birds?
Question 18 of 33
Which is the correct order of classification from largest group to smallest?
A. Phylum, Kingdom, Domain, Class, Species, Genus, Family, Order
B. Domain, Kingdom, Phylum, Class, Order, Family, Genus, Species
C. Species, Genus, Family, Order, Class, Phylum, Kingdom, Domain
Canis, Eukarya, Chordata, Canidae, lupus, Animalia, Mammalia
Question 19 of 33
What term describes the forelimb bones of a bird, bat, horse, whale and human?
Question 20 of 33
What is a group of closely related organisms and their common ancestor on a phylogeny?
Question 21 of 33
What is a diagram used to represent evolutionary relationships between taxa called?
Question 22 of 33
Currently the diversity of all life on earth is contained in 3 domains which are:
A. Archaea, Bacteria, Eukarya
B. Bacteria, Animals, Plants
C. Phylum, Class, Order
D. Family, Genus, Species
Question 23 of 33
What is the scientific name of wolves in binomial nomenclature?
A. Wolves and Dogs
D. Canidae Family
Question 24 of 33
Which best describes the assumption maximum parsimony is built on?
A. All of life evolves as a goal driven process under the direction of a higher power.
B. Molecular data is superior to morphological data when reconstructing evolutionary events.
C. Evolutionary events occurred in the simplest, most obvious way.
D. Shared derived characteristics define monophyletic groups.
Part 3 of 5 - Lecture Material
Question 25 of 33
The number of domestic dog varieties on Earth today, produced through artificial selection, is an example of what kind of evolution?
B. Natural Selection
C. Convergent Evolution
Question 26 of 33
Evolutionary change that happens on short time scales from one generation to the next within a population is called what?
B. Natural Selection
C. Convergent Evolution
Question 27 of 33
What is the term for the evolution of species when there are geographic regions to separate them?
A. Allopatric speciation
B. Sympatric speciation
C. Peripatric speciation
D. Parapatric speciation
Question 28 of 33
Which is a mechanism that occurs to prevent crossbreeding after a zygote is formed?
A. Prezygotic Isolating Mechanism
B. Symzygotic Isolating Mechanism
C. Isozygotic Isolating Mechanism
D. Postzygotic Isolating Mechanism
Part 4 of 5 - Part 3: Lab Lecture Material
Question 29 of 33
Who published On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection?
A. Christopher Wren
B. Charles Darwin
C. Robert Hooke
D. Gregor Mendel
E. Robert FitzRoy
Question 30 of 33
Which of the following is considered a secondary source of research?
A. Lab notebooks
B. Conference papers
C. Published books
D. Theses compositions
E. Peer-reviewed journals
Question 31 of 33
Why did scientists put shrimp on a treadmill?
A. To measure free radicals affecting crustaceans
B. To compare data to human “stress tests”
C. To provide therapy to injured crustaceans
D. To determine how fast crustaceans can run
E. To educate the public about pollution
Question 32 of 33
Which of the following is the best scientific question for proposing a hypothesis and designing an experiment on the effect of a drug (Drug X) on decreasing blood pressure?
A. Does Drug X affect blood pressure?
B. Should we lower blood pressure?
C. Why is Drug X important to blood pressure?
D. How does Drug X affect blood pressure readings?
Part 5 of 5 - Part 5 - 1 Question 4 points
Question 33 of 33
At the most fundamental level, what is life made up of?