Biology Exploring Study Set 1

Biology

Quiz 19 :

Systematics and Phylogenetics: Revealing the Tree of Life

Quiz 19 :

Systematics and Phylogenetics: Revealing the Tree of Life

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Which of these statements best describes a paraphyletic taxon?
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Suppose that you are studying a phylogenetic tree and you want to circle a polyphyletic taxon on it. What would you most likely circle?
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Suppose that you are studying a phylogenetic tree and you want to circle a monophyletic taxon on it. What would you most likely circle?
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What depicts relatedness on a phylogenetic tree?
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How many separate mosquito species have the name Anopheles maculipennis?
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What is a node on a phylogenetic tree?
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Which taxon includes an ancestor and all its descendants?
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Which of these statements best describes a polyphyletic taxon?
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Which of the following did Linnaeus invent?
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Whose scientists first identified two forms of the mosquito "species"?
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What depicts time on a phylogenetic tree?
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Which taxon includes the descendants only, and NOT the most common ancestor?
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Whose researcher first reported variation in mosquitoes?
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Which of the following applies to classification of the American black bear?
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Which of these statements best describes a monophyletic taxon?
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Which taxon includes an ancestor with some of its descendants?
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When converting a phylogenetic tree into a classification, what do evolutionary biologists try to identify?
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Suppose that you want to find a relationship between two similar organisms. Which of the following would you most likely use?
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Suppose that you are studying a phylogenetic tree and you want to circle a paraphyletic taxon on it. What would you most likely circle?
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Considering the phylogenetic tree for Anthropoidea, which of these pairs are more closely related?
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