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Phylogeny

Q. Recent reconstructions of evolutionary history are often dependent on assigning divergence in terms of changes in amino acid or nucleotide sequence...

Solved • May 27, 2020

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Q. Can you match these prefixes, suffixes, and word roots with their definitions?• -lysis• ad-• lip-• hydro-• -phob• proto-• -phil• neutr-• de-• of ne...

Solved • May 26, 2020

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Q. Can you match these prefixes, suffixes, and word roots with their definitions?• quad- (or quat-)• tri• anti-• poly-• iso-• non-• co-• mono-• prim-•...

Solved • May 26, 2020

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Q. Now use the phylogenetic tree to determine which statements about secondary endosymbiosis are true.Select that apply. A) Some organisms on the phyl...

Solved • May 21, 2020

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Q. This phylogenetic tree shows the evolutionary history of eukaryotic organisms that contain mitochondria and chloroplasts. Use the tree to determine...

Solved • Apr 27, 2020

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Q. Check the taxa that would be used in generation of a scientific name. Check All That Apply a) Class b) Domain c) Genus d) Species e) Family

Solved • Apr 23, 2020

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Q. There are 5 taxons in the current system of classification.a) Trueb) False

Solved • Apr 23, 2020

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Q. Carolus Linnaeus developed the binomial naming system.a) True b) False

Solved • Apr 23, 2020

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Q. Which of the following is a Kingdom that includes organisms with a nucleus?a) Protistab) Bacteriac) Archaead) all answers are correct

Solved • Apr 23, 2020

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Q. Which of the following is in the correct sequence from most inclusive taxon to least inclusive taxon?a) kingdom-phylum-class-order-family-genus- sp...

Solved • Apr 23, 2020

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Q. Identify a monophyletic group and identify the synapomorphy that defines it.Identify a polyphyletic group and identify the trait that convergent ev...

Solved • Apr 23, 2020

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Q. The best way to assess the accuracy of methods to reconstruct phylogenetic history is toa) use maximum likelihood methods.b) add fossil data to the...

Solved • Apr 22, 2020

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Q. The phylogenetic tree shown here displays the major clades of chordates. Which statements about the phylogenetic tree are true? Select All that App...

Solved • Apr 22, 2020

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Q. Drag the terms on the left to the appropriate blanks on the right to complete the sentences. Not all terms will be used.molecular systematicsshared...

Solved • Apr 22, 2020

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Q. Use these critters to answer the following questions.a) Construct a taxon by character matrix for the above organisms(i) presence/absence of hair(i...

Solved • Apr 22, 2020

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Q. What is the relationship between the fields of taxonomy, systematics, and cladistics?

Solved • Apr 22, 2020

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Q. Because biologists disagree about the details of phylogenies, some nonscientists argue that such disagreements warrant the questioning of evolution...

Solved • Apr 22, 2020

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Q. There is a common misconception that traditional taxonomy is based on morphology, while cladistics is based on genetic data. How is this misconcept...

Solved • Apr 22, 2020

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Q. Compare/contrast molecular vs. morphological characters.

Solved • Apr 22, 2020

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Q. A. Can you match these prefixes, suffixes, and word roots with their definitions?prim-          amphi-           arthr-           -pod           ho...

Solved • Apr 20, 2020

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Q. Based on the phylogeny shown below, which of the following statements about taxon relationships is not supported?A. Humans are more closely related...

Solved • Sep 25, 2018

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Q. Consider the phylogenetic tree below. Which of the following clade groups would be polyphyletic?A. G, H, F, and J, K, and IB. D, E, C, and BC. B, C...

Solved • Sep 15, 2018

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Q. Consider the following two cladograms of a portion of theanimal kingdom below. The 2 cladograms represent the same evolutionary pattern; they are j...

Solved • Sep 15, 2018

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Q. Based on the cladogram below, the species that is the most distantly related to species 2 is species _____.A. 3B. 4C. 5D. 1

Solved • Sep 15, 2018

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Q. Choose the correct statements about proteins and evolution. Select all that apply.A. Two proteins that have similar tertiary structure are said to ...

Solved • Sep 3, 2018

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Q. List three main differences between Bacteria and Archaea.

Solved • Jul 26, 2018

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Q. What is a domain? What are the three domains of life?

Solved • Jul 26, 2018

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Q. Imagine that you are a marine biologist. As part of your exploration, you dredge up an unknown animal species from the seafloor. Describe some of t...

Solved • Jul 17, 2018

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Q. Name the five (5) sources of data used to reconstruct phylogenies. 

Solved • Jul 13, 2018

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Q. Choose all of the sequences from the diagram that are in order from oldest to youngest according to this tree diagram.A. Morel, H, B, M, SpotB. The...

Solved • Jul 10, 2018

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Q. Why is the sequence similarity generally higher when comparing two globins from mammals than when comparing a globin from a mammal and a globin fro...

Solved • Jul 2, 2018

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Q. Distinguish phylogeny from taxonomy and list one example where each is used.

Solved • Jun 12, 2018

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Q. Compare and contrast plant and animal cells.

Solved • Jun 8, 2018

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Q. Which of the following types of data could be compared during the construction of a phylogenetic tree? a. Amino acid sequences of the same protein ...

Solved • Jun 5, 2018

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Q. Which of the following statements is true of the parsimony method for reconstructing phylogeny?a. The preferred phylogenetic tree under the parsimo...

Solved • Jun 5, 2018

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Q. Are domain and kingdoms the same? Explain.

Solved • May 28, 2018

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Q. Are the two axes on this cladogram labeled correctly?a. Yesb. NoPlease explain your answer. If yes: please explain why. If no: Please explain why.

Solved • Nov 21, 2017

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Q. In figure 2; the two-extant species that are most closely related to each other area. C and D.b. E and A.c. D and E.d. B and C.e. A and B.

Solved • Nov 21, 2017

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Q. In Figure 2; a common ancestor for both species C and E could be at position numberA) 2.B) 3.C) 4.D) 1.E) 5.

Solved • Nov 21, 2017

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Q. Using the principle of parsimony and molecular genetic data, which of the following phylogenetic tree would you select to represent the evolutionar...

Solved • Nov 15, 2017

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Q. Below is a phylogeny depicting the relationships of nine species of extant beetles, labeled 1-9. A 'P' above their number indicates that the specie...

Solved • Nov 14, 2017

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Q. Which statement represents the best explanation for the observation that the nuclear DNA of wolves and domestic dogs has a very high degree of homo...

Solved • Oct 13, 2017

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Q. According to the chart below, the dotted lines labeled X and Y represent thea. endosymbiotic origin of the mitochondria and chloroplast, respective...

Solved • Aug 4, 2017

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Q. According to the figure below, we would expect gene and protein sequences from mice to be most different from those ofa. rats.b. humans.c. birds.d....

Solved • Aug 4, 2017

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Q. The sister taxon to Tarsius isa. Lemurb. Callithrix    c. New World Monkeys d. all other speciese. all the other species except Lemur

Solved • Aug 3, 2017

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Q. Below are some sequence data for three species. Based on these data alone, which two species would be most closely related to one another.a. Human ...

Solved • Aug 3, 2017

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Q. The kingdoms in the domain Eukarya include: a. Protista, Monera, and Animaliab. Fungi, Protista, and Archaeac. Bacteria, Fungi, and Animaliad. Anim...

Solved • Aug 2, 2017

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Q. The three domains in the Woese system of classification are: a. Monera, Bacteria, and Eukaryab. Fungi, Protista, and Animaliac. Archaea, Eukarya, a...

Solved • Aug 2, 2017

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Q. The "Kingdom" is the most all-inclusive taxonomic category. a. True b. False

Solved • Aug 1, 2017

Phylogeny

Q. MRSA infections occur in humans (Homo sapiens). Homo sapiens are in which kingdom? a.  Eukaryab.  Archaeac.  Bacteriad.  Animaliae.  Protista

Solved • Aug 1, 2017

Phylogeny

Q. MRSA infections occur in humans (Homo sapiens). Homo sapiens are in which domain?a.  Archaeab.  Bacteriac.  Eukaryad.  Animaliae.  Protista

Solved • Aug 1, 2017

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Q. MRSA infections occur in humans (Homo sapiens). Homo sapiens are a: a.  Speciesb.  Genusc.  Domaind.  Kingdome.  Phylum

Solved • Aug 1, 2017

Phylogeny

Q. Which class do humans belong to?   a.  Animalia b.  Mammalia c.  Primates d.  Eukarya e.  Hominidae

Solved • Aug 1, 2017

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Q. Which taxonomic category would include the least closely related organisms?  a.  Family b.  Genus c.  Order d.  Phylum e.  Class

Solved • Aug 1, 2017

Phylogeny

Q. Which taxonomic category would include the most closely related organisms?  a.  Family b.  Class c.  Kingdom d.  Domain e.  Order

Solved • Aug 1, 2017

Phylogeny

Q. "The most restrictive taxon" and "the ability to breed only among themselves" reference: a.  Members of the same speciesb.  Members of the same dom...

Solved • Aug 1, 2017

Phylogeny

Q. The correct sequence of taxonomic categories beginning with domain in descending order are:  a.  Kingdom - phylum - order - class - genus - family...

Solved • Aug 1, 2017

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Q. The genus and species of the caribou is Rangifer tarandus According to taxonomic classification system nomenclature, the next most exclusive level ...

Solved • Jul 20, 2017