UT Knoxville BIOL 130 - Exam 1 Key (8 pages)

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University of Tennessee
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Biol 130 - Biodiversity

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1 Biology 130 Fall 2012 1st Exam An exam is an opportunity where your preparation meets my challenge INSTRUCTIONS 1 Print your name and your lab instructors name on the scan form 2 You may use your notes the textbook Google for all that but YOU ARE TO WORK ON THE EXAM ON YOUR OWN 3 Carefully read and think about each question and the selection of answers 4 Select the best answer from those provided and mark the appropriate location on the scan form using a 2 pencil only If you must erase erase cleanly 5 Due in class Thursday September 20 1 Which of the following statements is not inductively derived A Mosquitos are more abundant in humid environments than in arid environments B Mosquitos are more abundant in humid environments than in arid environments because mosquitos lack waterproof exoskeletons and desiccate quickly in arid environments C If there is no standing surface water in my back yard then mosquitos will not be able to reproduce in my back yard D Mosquito bites itch E All of the above are inductive statements C is really a deductive syllogism but induction is implicit in it in that there is the hypothesis of a causative relationship between standing water and mosquito reproduction 2 Which of the following statements is the best prediction based on the hypothesis that native bird species diversity is higher in urban and suburban areas where native plants are grown than in urban and suburban areas where most of the landscaping is with non native plants A Native birds will prefer to eat native plants B Native plants will attract native insect species which the native bird species have evolved to eat C It will be easier for native birds to build nests in native plants than in non native plants D If landscapes planted with mostly non native plants are converted to landscapes with mostly native plant species native bird species diversity will increase E A and B above are both good predictions from the hypothesis Native birds may or may not prefer to eat native



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