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Fungi exhibit certain characteristics. One of these characteristics is that they
are capable of carrying on photosynthesis.
reproduce using seeds and pollen.
reproduce using spores.
lack cell nuclei.
Which of the following are adaptations to land of both gymnosperms and angiosperms but are lacking in ferns and mosses?
roots stems and leaves
pollen and seeds
fruits and flowers
The segmented worms of the phylum Annelida
move by use of flagella.
display radial symmetry.
possess setae on each segment.
have an open circulatory system.
Green algae such as Ulva demonstrate an alteration of generations. The diploid phase is called the
In general mammals are not good at dispersing chili plant seeds because
the mammals do not travel very far before they release the chili seeds.
the seeds die as they pass through the digestive tract.
the chili seeds do not stick to the mammals fur.
chili seeds are dispersed mainly by the wind.
the mammals are the main pollinators for the chili plant.
In cnidarians nematocysts are important in
obtaining oxygen from the water.
excretion of wastes.
It is generally thought that animals have undergone four major physiological and anatomical innovations during their evolution. These are (in no particular order)
multicellularity bilateral symmetry origin of patterns of embryonic development development of tissues.
development of the versatile forelimb multicellularity origin of patterns of embryonic development development of tissues.
bilateral symmetry development of tissues origin of the multichambered heart origin of patterns of embryonic development.
origin of patterns of embryonic development development of the versatile forelimb origin of the multichambered heart multicellularity.
development of tissues photosynthesis bilateral symmetry multicellularity.
Which of the following adaptations to life on land is found in both insects and modern reptiles?
metamorphosis from a larval form
two pairs of walking legs
body surfaces that resist evaporation
ability to fly
tracheae to distribute oxygen
Which of the following is not a characteristic differentiating Neanderthals from modern humans?
Neanderthals were stronger.
Neanderthals had smaller brains.
Neanderthals had larger noses.
Neanderthals were shorter.
Neanderthals had projecting brow ridges.
All members of the phylum Chordata share
a notochord present sometime in their lives.
tails present throughout their lives.
gills present throughout their lives.
a vertebral column.
It is generally thought that four critical innovations arose during the evolution of our ape-like ancestors into humans. All of the following are innovations except
use of brain power for abstract thought.
development of the opposable thumb.
expansion of the human brain.
This characteristic allows fungi to withstand heat and drought conditions.
Plants have adapted to dry land by evolving all of the following except
secreting a waxy coating to prevent water loss.
structures to protect reproductive cells and embryos.
tissues to conduct water through the plant.
forms of chlorophyll more efficient at capturing light.
association with mycorrhizae to improve mineral uptake.
only found growing on living matter.
symbiotic associations between a fungus and an alga.
parasitic interactions between a fungus and an alga.
insensitive to changes in the environment.
capable of causing some obscure diseases.
In bryophytes the rhizoids
serve as attachment structures.
lure possible prey.
are involved in reproduction.
All of the following are parts of a flower except the
Which of the following characteristics is not shared by typical birds and mammals?
insulating skin structures
Cnidarians and ctenophores are similar in that they both have
a digestive tract with two openings.
Mammals have two traits that set them apart from all other animals. These are
amniotic eggs and milk production.
four-chambered heart and body hair or fur.
four-chambered heart and milk production.
body hair or fur and milk production.
body hair or fur and being homeothermic.
In plants the secondary metabolites are primarily responsible for
protection against ultraviolet radiation.
overcoming air pollutants.
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