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Introduction to Vertebrates: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the four chordate traits is believed to have led to the hinged jaw?

Question 2 2. The anthropoids are which primates?

Question 3 3. Actinopterygii are which group of fishes?

Question 4 4. What was the original purpose of gill slits?

Question 5 5. What is the benefit of an amniotic egg?

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Question 6 6. Which best describes vertebrates?

Question 7 7. Which is NOT one of the four chordate characteristics?

Question 8 8. What does the word 'chondrichthyes' mean?

Question 9 9. Select the correct order of evolutionary changes in vertebrates (from earliest to most recent)

Question 10 10. What are craniates?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is NOT true about primates?

Question 12 12. Which is NOT a major evolutionary step in vertebrate evolution?

Question 13 13. Which best describes a craniate?

Question 14 14. Which of the following primates are we most closely related to?

Question 15 15. Which feature of the amniotic egg makes it suitable for land?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is considered to be one of the most primitive of the primates?

Question 17 17. In addition to the amniotic egg, what other adaptation(s) do reptiles have for living solely on land?

Question 18 18. Birds are part of which of the following group(s)?

Question 19 19. Which is NOT true about lampreys?

Question 20 20. Tetrapods are thought to have arisen from which animals?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following animals are tetrapods?

Question 22 22. Which best describes a tetrapod?

Question 23 23. What is the main difference between hagfish and lampreys?

Question 24 24. Osteichthyes is made up of which two classes of fish?

Question 25 25. How do hagfish escape predation?

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Question 26 26. What is unique about monkeys?

Question 27 27. Which of the following statements is NOT true?

Question 28 28. What is unique about mammalian young?

Question 29 29. Which is NOT true about tetrapods?

Question 30 30. About how many species of Myxini exist today?

Introduction to Vertebrates: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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