UIC BIOS 100 - Exam (8 pages)

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University of Illinois at Chicago
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Bios 100 - Biology of Cells and Organisms
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BIOS 100 Fall 2010 Exam I 17 Sept 2010 Michael Muller Instructor Name TA This exam consists of 40 questions over 8 pages the last page also has a periodic table Each question is worth 4 points apiece so yes you can earn 160 points Please check to see that all the pages are present before you begin There are some useful diagrams on the last page check them out before you start taking the exam Use a 2 pencil and bubble in all answers Your score will be posted on the UIC Blackboard site as soon as they are in Choose the BEST answer for each question Good Luck 1 Which of the following statement A D about the process of science is FALSE If statements A D are true then choose E A A hypothesis which is not falsifiable is not a valid scientific hypothesis B Science is an evolving field the state of our knowledge is constantly changing C You can never prove a hypothesis to be true you can only continually support it with observational and experimental data D Scientific theories and models are compilations of linked hypotheses used to explain larger scale phenomena and they can be used to predict outcomes for situations that have not been observed or data collected E All of the above statements about the process of science are TRUE 2 A non science major took this BIOS 100 course three years ago to fulfil their GenEd requirement and have since not taken another science course They gave a group presentation using Power Point on the history and treatment of people with HIV I gave this student a copy of the final exam and interspersed questions about the treatment of HIV They did acceptable on the general biology questions but did exceptionally well on the HIV questions What is the best scientific explanation for these results A HIV is a topically relevant subject and they have been exposed to this information in the media B It is possible that they have a relative or close friend who has HIV and retaining this information has comforted them C Teaching others about a subject is



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