FINAL EXAM: CHAPTERS 10–19

QUESTION 1

  1. Seawater and freshwater mix in which coastal region?​
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.
    e.

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QUESTION 2

  1. What is a transgenic organism?​
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.
    e.

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QUESTION 3

  1. In a typical predator–prey relationship, ____.
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.
    e.

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QUESTION 4

  1. Red coat is dominant in horses and white coat is recessive. In a cross between a homozygous dominant red-coated horse and a white-coated horse, what genotype(s) would be observed in the offspring?​
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.
    e.

5 points   

QUESTION 5

  1. ​What is one result of the bottleneck effect?
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.
    e.

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QUESTION 6

  1. ​Two species of toads have been successfully interbred in a laboratory but do not hybridize in nature because one species mates in summer and the other mates in the fall. This is an example of ____ isolation.
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.
    e.

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QUESTION 7

  1. Which vertebrate is a fish that has a cartilaginous skeleton, no jaws, and a tooth-covered tongue?
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.
    e.

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QUESTION 8

  1. ____ is the study of body plans and structures.​
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.
    e.

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QUESTION 9

  1. One reason angiosperms are more successful than gymnosperms is because gymnosperms lack _____.​
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.
    e.

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QUESTION 10

  1. In the 16th century, a Spanish ship explored a Pacific Island that had a small mountain range separating it. Mice that were on the ship escaped onto the island on both sides of the mountain range. After decades of separation, the two populations developed different numbers of chromosomes, resulting in reproductive isolation that prevented any future interbreeding. This speciation event is an example of ____.
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.
    e.

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QUESTION 11

  1. The only group of plants that produces flowers is the ____.
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.
    e.

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QUESTION 12

  1. The nitrogen cycle on land begins with ____.​
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.
    e.

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QUESTION 13

  1. The discovery of ____ allowed researchers to cut chromosomes into manageable-sized DNA fragments.
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.
    e.

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QUESTION 14

  1. Evergreen broadleaf trees, along with abundant rain, warm temperatures, and consistent day length, characterize the ____ biome.
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.
    e.

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QUESTION 15

  1. What is a SNP?​
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.
    e.

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QUESTION 16

  1. ​The close relationship between ____ and animals can be seen in the similarity of these protists and sponges, simple animals.
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.
    e.

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QUESTION 17

  1. Fungal cell walls consist primarily of ____.​
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.
    e.

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QUESTION 18

  1. In the universal ABO blood grouping system, there are four phenotypes—A, B, AB, and O—which are determined by three different alleles. The presence of three alleles in the ABO blood grouping system is an example of ____.
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.
    e.

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QUESTION 19

  1. Many species of terns nest on the ground in seabird colonies. However, if nests are too close together, aggression will break out. This tends to produce a(n) ____.
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.
    e.

5 points   

QUESTION 20

  1. Many soil fungi take part in a mutualistic relationship with plant roots, known as _____.​
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.
    e.

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