PHYLOGENETIC TREES
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  • Question 1
    120 seconds
    Q.

    Based on this phylogenetic tree, which statement is true?

    answer choices

    Lesser pandas are more genetically similar to giant pandas than they are to raccoons

    Brown bears are more genetically similar to giant pandas than they are to sun bears

    Lesser pandas are more genetically similar to raccoons than they are to giant pandas

    The bear species are all more genetically similar to dogs than they are to giant pandas

  • Question 2
    120 seconds
    Q.

    Who is the closest relative to the brown bear?

    answer choices

    Giant panda

    Dog

    Lesser panda

    Sun bear

  • Question 3
    120 seconds
    Q.

    Which is the most recent common ancestor for the giant panda and the raccoon?

    answer choices

    A

    B

    C

    None of these are correct

  • Question 4
    120 seconds
    Q. Which trait do only humans have, according to the cladogram?
    answer choices
    jaws
    mammary glands & hair
    terrestrial during all life stages
    opposable thumbs
  • Question 5
    120 seconds
    Q. You look at two species and see very similar amino acid sequences. What does this likely tell you?
    answer choices
    These are the same animal.
    These animals have a common ancestor.
    These animals are not likely related.
    These animals are likely becoming one species.
  • Question 6
    120 seconds
    Q.

    According to this cladogram, sharks are MOST closely related to which organism?

    answer choices

    Amphibians

    Ray finned fish

    Crocodiles

    Birds

  • Question 7
    120 seconds
    Q.

    What number is the common ancestor of C and D

    answer choices

    1

    2

    3

    4

  • Question 8
    120 seconds
    Q.

    What is the common ancestor of Letters A, B, C, D, E?

    answer choices

    1

    2

    3

    4

  • Question 9
    120 seconds
    Q.

    Which group of animals on this tree are most closely related to birds?

    answer choices

    Saurischian dinosaurs

    Ornithischian dinosaurs

    Crocodiles

    None of these are related to birds

  • Question 10
    120 seconds
    Q.

    According to this image, which two domains of life are most related?

    answer choices

    Bacteria & Archaea

    Archaea & Eukarya

    Eukarya & Bacteria

  • Question 11
    120 seconds
    Q. An inheritable characteristic that gives a survival advantage to the organism
    answer choices
    speciation
    adaption
    rapid speciation
    derived character
  • Question 12
    120 seconds
    Q. The term that is most appropriately associated with clade is
    answer choices
    monophyletic
    polyphyletic
    paraphyletic
  • Question 13
    120 seconds
    Q. If organisms A, B, and C belong to the same class but to different orders and if organisms D, E, and F belong to the same order but to different families, which of the following pairs of organisms would be expected to show the greatest degree of structural homology?
    answer choices
    A and B
    D and F
    B and D
    C and F
  • Question 14
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    Q. Which of these illustrates the correct representation of the binomial scientific name for the African lion? 
    answer choices
    Panthera leo
    Panthera Leo
    panthera leo
    Panthera leo (all in italics)
  • Question 15
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    Q. The correct sequence, from the most to the least comprehensive, of the taxonomic levels listed here is  __.
    answer choices
    kingdom, phylum, class, order, family, genus, and species
    kingdom, phylum, order, class, family, genus, and species
    phylum, kingdom, order, class, species, family, and genus
    phylum, family, class, order, kingdom, genus, and species
  • Question 16
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    Q. The common housefly belongs to all of the following taxa. Assuming you had access to textbooks or other scientific literature, knowing which of the following should provide you with the most specific information about the common housefly?
    answer choices
    phylum Arthropoda
    order Diptera
    genus Musca
    class Hexapoda 
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