Saint Leo SCI 115 Chapter 1 Quiz Answers
1. What are three major lines of evidence that are used to understand our selves (how our bodies came to be the way they are)?
2. What is paleontology?
3. What is one of the greatest transitions in the...
Saint Leo SCI 115 Chapter 10 Quiz Answers
Q. Describe how human hearing works.
Q. What advantage does a 3-boned middle ear provide to mammals?
Q. Where do our middle ear bones come from: Trace the bones of our middle ears from the...
Saint Leo SCI 115 Chapter 11 Quiz Answers
Q. What is DESCENT WITH MODIFICATION?
Q. Does our lineage go all the way back to “pond scum”? Explain.
Q. Explain the classification relationships between: multicellular life,...
Saint Leo SCI 115 Chapter 2 Quiz Answers
Q. What is the pattern of the skeleton of the human arm and hand (and leg and foot, for that matter)?
Q. Compare the skeleton of the human arm and hand with that of the dinosaur, a bird’s wing, a...
Saint Leo SCI 115 Chapter 3 Quiz Answers
Q. Compare the genetic recipe that builds our hands with the recipe that build’s a fish’s fins. [this question covers the entire chapter – perhaps consider it last!]
Q. What causes a skin...
Saint Leo SCI 115 Chapter 4 Quiz Answers
Q. What is the original job of teeth? What do they allow creatures to do?
Q. How can we tell that human animals are “all-purpose eaters” from our teeth?
Q. What’s the major...
Saint Leo SCI 115 Chapter 5 Quiz Answers
Q. What are the three fundamental parts that make up our skulls?
Q. What are the main functions of the trigeminal nerve’s branches? The facial nerve?
Q. Why do two different nerves,...
Saint Leo SCI 115 Chapter 6 Quiz Answers
Q. Compare fish, amphibian and chicken embryos.
Q. T or F: The differences among mammal, bird, amphibian and fish embryos pale in comparison with their fundamental similarities.
Q. Draw a...
Saint Leo SCI 115 Chapter 7 Quiz Answers
Q. What happens when you remove some bacterial cells form a mat of bacteria? How about if you remove some cells from a human or a fish? Why are the results different?
Q. What is different about...
Saint Leo SCI 115 Chapter 8 Quiz Answers
Q. Describe how our sense of smell works.
Q. Compare the evolutionary changes in nasal passages from jawless fish to humans.
Q. What kind of smell genes do lampreys and hagfish (primitive...
Saint Leo SCI 115 Chapter 9 Quiz Answers
Q. “We are simply a mosaic of bits and pieces found in virtually everything else [organisms] on the planet” – Explain, in terms of eyes.
Q. Explain how our eyes function.
Saint Leo SCI 115 Final Exam Answers
1. The animal Amphioxus is a primitive vertebrate worm
2. A cancer cell can be simply described as a normal body cell that has altered DNA.
3. The sponge, according to your assigned readings, has a...
Saint Leo SCI 115 Midterm Answers
1. Early organisms with wrist bones have always had the ability to rotate the wrist.
2. The ancient fish, Coelocanth is a fossil that still lives today all over the world.
3. Ingeneous rocks are the best kind of...