Phylogeny
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  • Question 1
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    Q.

    Which of the following statements is correct based on the information shown in this cladogram?

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    the turtle and the frog are more similar to each other than the turtle and the bass

    frogs have existed for a longer time that bass

    the frog is more closely related to the bass than to the leopard

    the bass is exinct

  • Question 2
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    Using the cladogram: a common ancestor of amphibians and ray-finned fish would have

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    a bony skeleton

    four limbs

    scaly skin

    eggs with shells

    None of these

  • Question 3
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    Q.

    Phylogeny is usually represented by a tree diagram called a _________ - _____

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    Genetic Line

    Phylogenetic Tree

    Photographic Queue

    Future Babies

  • Question 4
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    Who is the closest relative to the brown bear?

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    Giant panda

    Dog

    Lesser panda

    Sun bear

  • Question 5
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    Q. Where is the alligator and T. rex's common ancestor?
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    Point A
    Point B
    Point C
    Point D
  • Question 6
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    Q. Which two animals are most closely related?
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    Swordfish and Frog
    Swordfish and Alligator
    Frog and Alligator
    T. rex and Alligator
  • Question 7
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    Q. Where is the sponge and mouse's most common ancestor?
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    Point E
    Point B
    Point C
    Point D
  • Question 8
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    Q. All the animals to the right of the hagfish would have the common characteristic of -
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    Fur
    Claws or nails
    Lungs
    Jaws
  • Question 9
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    Q.

    Prokaryote is a ________ grouping.

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    Paraphyletic

    Polyphyletic

    Monophyletic

    Nonphyletic

  • Question 10
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    Q. Feature shared by two or more organisms because they are descended from a common ancestor.
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    Homology
    Synapomorphy
    Symplesiomorphy
    Homoplasy
  • Question 11
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    Q. A group that includes ALL of the organisms descended from a common ancestor that share common features. Like Mammals
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    Cladogram
    Monophyletic
    Paraphyletic
    Taxonomic Character
  • Question 12
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    Q. A group of organisms descended from a common ancestor that EXCLUDES some of the descendants. Like birds are excluded from the group Reptiles, even though they are descended from a common ancestor
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    Cladogram
    Monophyletic
    Paraphyletic
    Taxonomic Character
  • Question 13
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    What kind of group?

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    clade

    paraphyletic

    Polyphyletic

    Monophyletic

  • Question 14
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    Q.

    Which group is the outgroup?

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    red

    blue

    green

  • Question 15
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    What is an outgroup?

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    A set of organisms under study

    A more distantly related group of organisms that serves as a reference group

    A grouping that includes a common ancestor and all the descendants

  • Question 16
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    Q. Which trait do only humans have, according to the cladogram?
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    jaws
    mammary glands & hair
    terrestrial during all life stages
    opposable thumbs
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