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Ch.1 - Introduction to Biology
Ch.2 - Chemistry
Ch.3 - Water
Ch.4 - Carbon
Ch.5 - Biological Molecules
Ch.6 - Cells
Ch.7 - The Membrane
Ch.8 - Energy and Metabolism
Ch.9 - Respiration
Ch.10 - Photosynthesis
Ch.11 - Cell Signaling
Ch.12 - Cell Division
Ch.13 - Meiosis
Ch.14 - Mendelian Genetics
Ch.15 - Chromosomal Theory of Inheritance
Ch.16 - DNA Synthesis
Ch.17 - Gene Expression
Ch.18 - Regulation of Expression
Ch.19 - Viruses
Ch.20 - Biotechnology
Ch.21 - Genomics
Ch.22 - Development
Ch.23 - Evolution by Natural Selection
Ch.24 - Evolution of Populations
Ch.25 - Speciation
Ch.26 - History of Life on Earth
Ch.27 - Phylogeny
Ch.28 - Prokaryotes
Ch.29 - Protists
Ch.30 - Plants
Ch.31 - Fungi
Ch.32 - Overview of Animals
Ch.33 - Invertebrates
Ch.34 - Vertebrates
Ch.35 - Plant Anatomy
Ch.36 - Vascular Plant Transport
Ch.37 - Soil
Ch.38 - Plant Reproduction
Ch.39 - Plant Sensation and Response
Ch.40 - Animal Form and Function
Ch.41 - Digestive System
Ch.42 - Circulatory System
Ch.43 - Immune System
Ch.44 - Osmoregulation and Excretion
Ch.45 - Endocrine System
Ch.46 - Animal Reproduction
Ch.47 - Nervous System
Ch.48 - Sensory Systems
Ch.49 - Muscle Systems
Ch.50 - Ecology
Ch.51 - Animal Behavior
Ch.52 - Population Ecology
Ch.53 - Community Ecology
Ch.54 - Ecosystems
Ch.55 - Conservation Biology
Primates and Homonids
Additional Practice
Vertebrates Review
Additional Problems
All of the following are unique (only found in) mammalian characters, EXCEPT:a. Hairb. True mammary glandsc. endothermia (warmblooded)
All of the following are unique (only found in) avian characters, EXCEPT:a. Four-chambered heartb. Air sacsc. Feathers
The problem of waste disposal caused by the watertight egg is solved by storing the waste in thea. amnionb. allantoisc. choriond. yolk sac
Mammals arose from thea. pelycosaursb. therapsidsc. thecodontsd. dinosaurse. birds
Next to rodents, the largest order of mammals is made up ofa. carnivoresb. insectivoresc. batsd. primatese. cetaceans
Monotremes (echidnas and platypus) are different from all other mammals in that:a. They are ectothermic (cold-blooded)b. They lay eggsc. They have haird. None of the abovee. a and b
Which of the following is not a unique feature of birds?a. four chambered heartb. hollow bonesc. keeled breast boned. constant direction of air flow through the lungse. feathers
The earliest warm blooded land animals were thea. pelycosaursb. therapsidsc. thecodontsd. dinosaurse. microsaurs
The fetal placenta and umbilical cord are formed from thea. chorion and amnionb. chorionc. chorion and uterusd. amnione. chorion and allantois
All of the following are Reptilian orders EXCEPT:a. Crocodilia - crocodiles and alligatorsb. Testudinata - turtlesc. Squamata - snakes and lizardsd. Sphenodontia - tuatarase. None of the above (meaning that a, b, c and d are all reptilian orders)
All of the following are similarities between birds and reptiles EXCEPT:a. Presence of one ear boneb. Multiple bones form the bottom jawc. Endothermia (warm-blooded)d. None of the abovee. a and b
Mammals help retain the heat they produce by:a. Having hairb. By controlling blood flow to the skinc. By panting or sweatingd. All of the abovee. a and b
More than half of all vertebrates area. mammalsb. fishesc. amphibiansd. birdse. reptiles
Which of the following features of birds in not an adaptation for flight?a. Heavy teeth replaced with a light bill.b. Endothermy and a high metabolic rate.c. Feathersd. Nearly hollow bones.e. Modified hind limbs.
What distinguishes the yolk sac from the allantois?