FINAL EXAM: CHAPTERS 10–19

QUESTION 1

  1. In general, population growth ____.​
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.
    e.

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QUESTION 2

  1. ​The fastest lions are able to catch prey, such as zebras; similarly, the fastest zebras are able to escape predatory lions. Over time, the lion and zebra populations become composed of faster and faster individuals. This is an example of ____.
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.
    e.

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QUESTION 3

  1. Very high concentrations of ____ accumulates in large predatory fishes such as swordfish, bluefin tuna, and albacore tuna, which may cause developmental abnormalities when consumed by pregnant women.
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.
    e.

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QUESTION 4

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

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QUESTION 5

  1. Males are more commonly affected by X-linked recessive genetic disorders than females because ____.​
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.
    e.

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QUESTION 6

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

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QUESTION 7

  1. Typically, where would the oldest fossils be found?​
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.
    e.

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QUESTION 8

  1. Gymnosperms are seed plants that produce seeds ____.​
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.
    e.

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QUESTION 9

  1. ​Both mitochondria and chloroplasts are thought to have evolved by the process of ____.
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.
    e.

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QUESTION 10

  1. Which most accurately describes the expression “recombinant DNA”?
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.
    e.

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QUESTION 11

  1. ​Evidence suggesting that snakes evolved from ancestral lizards includes the fact that _____.
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.
    e.

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QUESTION 12

  1. The primary producers associated with hydrothermal vents are ____.​
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.
    e.

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QUESTION 13

  1. In gene therapy, what is transferred into an individual’s chromosomes?​
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.
    e.

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QUESTION 14

  1. ​If the death rate of a population exceeds the birth rate of a population, ____.
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.
    e.

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QUESTION 15

  1. ​Environmental pressures result in a(n) ____ of adaptive alleles.
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.
    e.

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QUESTION 16

  1. A flood that washes away an entire population of rabbits is a(n) ____.​
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.
    e.

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QUESTION 17

  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 18

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

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QUESTION 19

  1. ​Sharks differ from most other fishes in that they lack ____.
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.
    e.

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QUESTION 20

  1. One disadvantage of hydroelectric energy as a renewable power source is that ____.​
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.
    e.

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