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  1. A new species of aquatic vertebrate is discovered that
    closely resembles an acient form. It has the following characteristic “armor”
    of bony plates, no paired fins, a filter feeding mode of attrition. In addition
    to these characteristics, it will have which of the following
    No jaws
  2. The jaws of vertebrates were derived by modification of?
    • one
    • or more gill arches
  3. Vertebrates and tunicates share:
    • -
    • A notochord and a hollow, dorsal nerve cord
  4. The fact that among some ancestral vertebrates, the
    tunicates never leave the larval stage although they are sexually mature is
    called:
    • -
    • Paedogenesis
  5. Internal fertilization is a characteristic of which group of
    fishes?
    chondrichthyes
  6. Which extraembyronic membrane of an amniote egg has blood
    vessels for respiration and hold nitrogenous waste
    allantois
  7. Archosauria is the tazonomic group that unites:
    • crocs
    • + dinos + birds
  8. This character unites all living tetrapods
    • 5
    • digits on each limb
  9. Which of the following are the likely causes of the late
    cretaceous extinction of dinos
    • bollide
    • or asteroid impact
  10. Tadpoles excrete nitrogenous waste in the form of?
    -ammonia
  11. What skeletal muscle contracts, actin and myosin molecules?
    • slide
    • past one another
  12. The most common lever system in the body is:
    • -3rd
    • class
  13. A running animal tries to maximize
    • -its
    • out lever
  14. What happened during gastrulation?
    • -
    • Massive movements of cells make the primary exes
    • visible and organize into the 3 embyronic tissues
  15. In animals, which adult tissues are derived from ectroderm?
    skin
  16. Which of the following is an adaptation for brachiation?
    • elongate
    • forelimbs
  17. What happens during cleavage?
    • the
    • fertilized egg divides without growth occurring, forming a mass of cells
  18. Which of the following is true of innate behaviors:
    Which of the following is true of innate behaviors:
  19. The core idea of sociobiology is that:
    • Much
    • human behavior evolved by natural selection
  20. Nitrogenous waste in birds is excreted in the form of:
    • uric
    • acid
  21. The movement of air over the curved surface of a wing is
    called:
    lift
  22. Altruistic behavior:
    • could
    • help the survival of close relatives
  23. Ecological similarities in the marsupial mole and the
    placental mole are called
    convergences
  24. Afrotheria include all of the following except:
    whales
  25. Mammals excrete nitrogenous waste in the form of:
    urine
  26. 2 of the 3 mammalian middle ear bones originated from:
    • upper
    • and lower jaw bones of reptiles
  27. What is the process by which blood is forced into the
    cup-shape portion of the nephron?
    -filtration
  28. Which 2 groups of organisms combined have the greatest
    number of species?
    • insects
    • and flowering plants
  29. Which of the following is a fossil fuel?
    • natural
    • gas and oil
  30. The closest relatives of humans are:
    apes
  31. Human population is currently:
    • more
    • than 6 billion
  32. Which of the following was not an important step in human
    evolution?
    • opposable
    • thumb

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