Evidence for the theory of evolution

1. Evidence for the theory of evolution includes all but __________ (Points : 5)
        the fossil record.
        biochemical similarities among all living things.
        catastrophism.
        biogeography.

2. Chelonia mydas is the scientific name for the green turtle. Chelonia is the __________ (Points : 5)
        genus.
        species.
        order.
        domain.

3. Characteristics of prokaryotes include all of the following EXCEPT FOR: (Points : 5)
        a single, circular chromosome
        most commonly reproduce by asexual fission
        having membrane enclosed organelles
        small in size and can only be seen with a microscope

4. Protists ____________. (Points : 5)
        are prokaryotic cells.
        have a nucleus.
        are most closely related to animals.
        live in dry environments.

5. Viruses are __________ (Points : 5)
        prokaryotic cells.
        eukaryotic cells.
        non-living particles.
        large in size.

6. Angiosperms produce all of the following EXCEPT __________ (Points : 5)
        flowers.
        fruit.
        pollen.
        cones.

7. An organism is multicellular, has cell walls made of chitin, and absorbs its food. In which Kingdom does it belong? (Points : 5)
        Animalia
        Fungi
        Plantae
        Protista

8. Dissolved sugar is carried throughout the plant in which tissue? (Points : 5)
        cortex
        xylem
        cambium
        phloem

9. Characteristics of animals include all of the following EXCEPT FOR: (Points : 5)
        multicellular
        unwalled cells
        capable of photosynthesis
        have the ability to reproduce sexually

10. Which of the following statements is TRUE? (Points : 5)
        Mammals are invertebrates.
        Invertebrates have a backbone.
        There are more species of invertebrates than vertebrates.
        Arthropods are the least abundant species.

11. Where is bile produced? (Points : 5)
        the gall bladder
        the pancreas
        the liver
        the small intestine

12. The sites of gas exchange in the lungs are the ____. (Points : 5)
        bronchioles
        alveoli
        bronchi
        integument

13. The functional units inside of kidneys are the ____. (Points : 5)
        sarcomeres
        ureters
        malpighian tubules
        nephrons

14. ___ tissue allows a body to detect and respond to internal and external changes. (Points : 5)
        Epithelial
        Muscle
        Connective
        Nervous

15. Which blood vessels return the blood to the heart from the lungs? (Points : 5)
        pulmonary arteries
        pulmonary veins
        systemic arteries
        systemic veins

16. The relationship between a flowering plant and mycorrhizal fungi is an example of ___. (Points : 5)
        commensalism
        parasitism
        mutualism
        predator/prey interaction

17. Currently, the human population is nearing ___. (Points : 5)
        275 million
        3 billion
        7 billion
        9 billion

18. Which of the following organisms would be found at the lowest trophic level of a food chain? (Points : 5)
        rabbit
        hawk
        mushroom
        oak tree

19. Which of the following is not considered a density-dependent factor? (Points : 5)
        An infestation of parasites on a deer population
        Competition for nesting sites for bald eagles
        Predation of cheetahs on a population of gazelles
        A hard freeze on a plant population

20. A keystone species ___ (Points : 5)
        nfluences the survival of several other species within a community.
        never goes extinct.
        has little impact on the ecosystem.
        has the largest population in an ecosystem.