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Development of Vertebrates for the MCAT: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which is NOT true about tetrapods?

Question 2 2. Select the correct order of evolutionary changes in vertebrates (from earliest to most recent)

Question 3 3. Which best describes vertebrates?

Question 4 4. What does the word 'chondrichthyes' mean?

Question 5 5. Evolutionarily, which of the following animals is considered to be the simplest?

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Question 6 6. Tetrapods are thought to have arisen from which animals?

Question 7 7. Which feature of the amniotic egg makes it suitable for land?

Question 8 8. Which is NOT one of the four chordate characteristics?

Question 9 9. What is unique about monkeys?

Question 10 10. How do hagfish escape predation?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following statements is NOT true?

Question 12 12. Which of the following differentiates humans from other hominoids?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is NOT true about primates?

Question 14 14. Animals that do not have a back bone are best known as:

Question 15 15. Primates can be grouped into two main categories. Which of the following correctly pairs the group with the location?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following correctly pairs the classification of back bone with the animal given?

Question 17 17. What was the original purpose of gill slits?

Question 18 18. Osteichthyes is made up of which two classes of fish?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is considered to be one of the most primitive of the primates?

Question 20 20. The first known member of the genus Homo was the:

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Question 21 21. Which of the following primates are we most closely related to?

Question 22 22. Which of the following animals are tetrapods?

Question 23 23. Actinopterygii are which group of fishes?

Question 24 24. Which is NOT a major evolutionary step in vertebrate evolution?

Question 25 25. About how many species of Myxini exist today?

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Question 26 26. Humans are animals which are best classified as:

Question 27 27. Which of the following is not a characteristic of all animals?

Question 28 28. What are craniates?

Question 29 29. What is unique about mammalian young?

Question 30 30. The hominoid group includes all of the following except:

Development of Vertebrates for the MCAT: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam Instructions

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