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AP Biology: Animal Reproduction and Development Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is the biggest difference between a liver cell and a brain cell?

Question 2 2. Which of the following refers to the underbelly side of an animal?

Question 3 3. Forty sperm are made by the end of spermatogenesis. How many spermatogonium entered meiosis?

Question 4 4. 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 5 5. Why doesn't the outer layer of cells in the mammalian blastocyst become the ectoderm during mammalian gastrulation?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following contains mostly maternal cells?

Question 7 7. What is the function of the acrosome?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is NOT a true statement about the placenta?

Question 9 9. Select the statement that is TRUE about animal reproduction and development.

Question 10 10. Which of the following is crucial for proper development of a baby's lungs?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is the last stage of mammalian development to occur before implantation in the uterus?

Question 12 12. Which extraembryonic membrane functions to remove waste from the embryo in both birds and mammals?

Question 13 13. 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 14 14. In humans, when are primary oocytes made?

Question 15 15. What is 'the node'?

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Question 16 16. What is a protease?

Question 17 17. Which of the following best describes what can be found in chorionic villi?

Question 18 18. What is a somatic cell?

Question 19 19. For which of these organisms have scientists created the most complete and detailed fate map?

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. What do the trophoblasts do after the blastocyst attaches to the uterine wall?

Question 22 22. Which part of the mammalian blastocyst will eventually become the embryo itself and its surrounding membranes?

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

Question 24 24. Which embryonic stage consists of a solid, compact mass of sixteen or more cells?

Question 25 25. Out of the following organisms, which one would you expect to have the least complete and detailed fate map?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is an important function of the zona pellucida?

Question 27 27.

The transcription of the following genes is regulated by the following combinations of binding sites.

Gene 1 is regulated by binding sites A, B and D

Gene 2 is regulated by binding sites A, D and F

Gene 3 is regulated by binding sites B, C and D

Gene 4 is regulated by binding sites B, D and E

Gene 5 is regulated by binding sites A, D and E.

If transciption factors TF-A, TF-B, TF-D and TF-E are all active in the cell, which genes will be transcribed?

Question 28 28. During oogenesis, when does the first meiotic division take place?

Question 29 29. When chordin binds to BMP-4, what effect does this have on the BMP-4 concentration gradient?

Question 30 30. Which of the following is NOT a factor that makes studying human development difficult?

AP Biology: Animal Reproduction and Development Chapter Exam Instructions

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