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5 Matching questions

  1. anther
  2. five-kingdom system
  3. taxon
  4. primary production
  5. DNA fingerprint
  1. a a procedure that analyzes an individual's unique collection of DNA restriction fragments , detected by electrophoresis and nucleic acid probes; it can be used to determine whether two samples of genetic material are from the same individual
  2. b a proper name, such as phylum Chordata, class Mammalia, or Homo sapiens, in the taxonomic hierarchy used to classify organisms
  3. c the amount of solar energy converted to chemical energy (organic compounds) by autotrophs in an ecosystem during a given time period
  4. d the system of taxonomic classification based on five basic groups: Monera, Protista, Plantae, Fungi, and Animalia
  5. e a sac in which pollen grains develop, located at the tip of a flower's stamen

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the submerged part of a continent
  2. the fusion of sperm and egg derived from two different individuals
  3. a rule stating that the probability of a compound event is the product of the separate probabilities of the different ways
  4. a naked-seed plant; its seed is said to be naked because it is not enclosed in a fruit
  5. greater reproductive success of heterozygous individuals compared to homozygotes; tends to preserve variation in gene pools

5 True/False questions

  1. swim bladderin mRNA, one of the three triplets (UAG, UAA, UGA) that signal gene translation to stop.


  2. conjugationevolutionary change in which adaptations in one species act as a selective force on a second species, including adaptations that in turn act as a selective force on the first species; mutual influence on the evolution of two different interacting species


  3. pseudocoeloma body cavity that is in direct contact with the wall of the digestive tract.


  4. phylogenetic species concepta nonliving component of an ecosystem, such as air, water, or temperature


  5. symbiosisan interspecific interaction in which one species, the symbiont, lives in or on another species, the host


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