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Quiz 17 :

Animals and Human Evolution

Quiz 17 :

Animals and Human Evolution

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Which of the following could NOT be used to describe humans?
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Which of the following organisms displays radial symmetry?
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The development of upright posture in hominins is likely an adaptation for
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Echidnas are spiny animals named after a character in Greek mythology who was half woman and half snake and perceived to have characteristics of both.Echidnas are covered in coarse hair or spines,they lay eggs,and the poorly developed young quickly attach to the mother's mammary glands after they hatch.Echidnas are
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Which of the following is a feature of hominins that helps to distinguish them from other apes?
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Damien is camping in the south central United States when he happens across an animal with several "armored" plates covering its back and shoulders.The plates are bony and separated by thin bands of flexible skin.The belly of this short-legged quadruped is covered with skin and soft fur.He also notices four young ones scurrying along behind the adult.This animal is most likely a(n)
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The phylum Chordata includes several subgroups of organisms.To which of these subgroups would humans belong?
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All primates have opposable thumbs.This means the thumbs can be touched
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Which of the following is an example of the last segment of an arthropod's body having evolved into a beneficial trait?
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Based on the image below,which of the following identify the body segments of lobster? img
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According to the evolutionary tree shown below,when did hominins branch away from the other apes? img
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Possums are found throughout much of Central and North America.Although their bodies are covered in hair,their tails and ears are hairless.They have many teeth and opposable clawless "thumbs" on their rear appendages.They produce poorly developed young that live in mom's pouch for about two and a half months before climbing on her back.Possums are
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Which of the following is an advantage of bipedalism in hominins?
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Rafael is relaxing on the veranda of his beachfront home on the Gulf of Mexico when he notices a small (about 5 inches long)green quadruped clinging to the ceiling.As it begins to run down the wall,he catches it and notices that it is covered with dry scales,has a long tail,and has specialized toe pads that allow it to stick to surfaces.According to the figure below,this animal most likely belongs to which class? img
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According to the phylogenetic tree below,which of the groups of animals listed would display radial symmetry? img
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Baleen whales are large ocean-dwelling animals once hunted for their modified hair,baleen.The young are fully developed at birth and nurse on their mother's mammary glands.Baleen whales are
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The correct two-word Latin scientific name for modern humans is
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Which of the groupings of animals shown in the figures below are MOST closely related to each other? img
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The first vertebrates to evolve lacked jaws and had skeletons made from a strong flexible tissue called cartilage.As shown in the figure below,________ are a modern example of this ancient group of vertebrates known as jawless fishes. img
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Which of the following organisms displays bilateral symmetry?
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