UMass Amherst BIOLOGY 152 - Biol152 pratice final (14 pages)

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Biology 152 - Introductory Biology II

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Biol152 Final Exam Spring 2016 Houlihan There is one best answer for each question 1 Regarding temperature regulation in mammals which set of responses would you expect if T Body T set i Sweating ii shivering iii increased burning of brown fat iv vasoconstriction of capillaries near the surface of the skin v vasodilation of capillaries near the surface of the skin vi increased breathing rate a i ii iii b ii iii iv c i v vi d ii v vi e all of the above 2 In the human ear why do different hair cells respond to different frequencies of sound a Waves of pressure move through the fluid in the cochlea b Hair cells are sandwiched between membranes c Receptors in the stereocilia of each hair cell are different each receptor protein responds to a certain range of frequencies d The basilar membrane varies in stiffness it resonates in certain places in response to different frequencies 3 Evolutionary theory predicts that species are related not independent Four of the following examples provide support for this prediction but one is irrelevant Which of examples listed below does NOT support the claim that species are related a Many dinosaurs and other organisms went extinct following a huge asteroid impact at the end of the Cretaceous b The endostyle of lancelets invertebrate chordates and the thyroid gland of vertebrates develop similarly and both produce iodinated proteins c All prokaryotes and eukaryotes use DNA to carry their genetic information d Ground squirrel species found on the North and South sides of the Grand Canyon are very similar to each other e Before synthetic insulin was available diabetics used injections of purified pig insulin to manage their disease 4 What is an adaptation a a trait that improves the fitness of its bearer compared with individuals without the trait b a trait that changes in response to environmental influences within the individual s lifetime c an ancestral trait one that was modified to form the trait observed today d a trait that is



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