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Animal Reproduction and Development Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Select the statement that is TRUE about animal reproduction and development.

Question 2 2. Which of the following is NOT a factor that makes studying human development difficult?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is crucial for proper development of a baby's lungs?

Question 4 4. A fate map can be used to map out the tissues and organs that eventually will develop from specific germ layers. On the fate map, ectoderm will become

Question 5 5. What is 'the node'?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following statements about the mammalian blastocyst is false?

Question 7 7. An important difference between a sperm and an egg concerns

Question 8 8. Which of the following statements about complete cleavage versus incomplete cleavage is true?

Question 9 9. Which of the four extraembryonic membranes maintains the same form and function in birds and mammals?

Question 10 10. External fertilization

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Question 11 11. Mary is pregnant and is telling you about how she is worried that her baby is floating around in her uterus with nothing holding him in place. Which of the following would be most helpful to tell Mary about in order to ease her worries?

Question 12 12. Which of these cells only exists in the fallopian tube?

Question 13 13. During oogenesis, when does the first meiotic division take place?

Question 14 14. Small mammals, such as rabbits, have many predators and are often hunted by humans or killed on the roadways. They often die at various ages. This is an example of which type of survivorship?

Question 15 15. Xolloid is a/an:

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Question 16 16. Select the set of events, in chronological order, as they occur during sexual reproduction in multicellular animals.

Question 17 17. Which of the following statements is true about chordin?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is not a true statement about transcription factors?

Question 19 19. What is a protease?

Question 20 20. The following image shows a diagram of spermatogenesis, the process by which male gametes, known as sperm, are created. How is this process different from oogenesis?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following statements about human development is false?

Question 22 22. Spermatogenesis

Question 23 23. What are the three basic components of a functional mature sperm cell?

Question 24 24. The third trimester of human prenatal development is characterized by

Question 25 25.

Which of the following contribute to the formation of the concentration gradient of BMP-4 in the frog embryo?

A. BMP-4 is produced in the ventral portion of the embryo

B. Chordin is produced in Spemann's Organizer

C. Chordin inhibits BMP-4

D. Xolloid is produced in the ventral portion of the embryo.

E. Xolloid degrades chordin.

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is the last stage of mammalian development to occur before implantation in the uterus?

Question 27 27. If you compared the genetic makeup of a female animal produced by parthenogenesis with that of its mother, which of the following would you expect?

Question 28 28. The structure within the ovary in which a primary oocyte grows and develops is called the _____.

Question 29 29. Being able to activate expression of a fluorescent protein when a specific gene is expressed has been most useful for fate mapping in which of the following organisms?

Question 30 30. Which of the following statements about oogenesis is false?

Animal Reproduction and Development Chapter Exam Instructions

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