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Introduction to Vertebrates Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Osteichthyes is made up of which two classes of fish?

Question 2 2. About how many species of Myxini exist today?

Question 3 3. Actinopterygii are which group of fishes?

Question 4 4. Which is NOT true about tetrapods?

Question 5 5. What are craniates?

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Question 6 6. Which best describes a craniate?

Question 7 7. What is unique about monkeys?

Question 8 8. What is the main difference between hagfish and lampreys?

Question 9 9. How do hagfish escape predation?

Question 10 10. Birds are part of which of the following group(s)?

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Question 11 11. Which feature of the amniotic egg makes it suitable for land?

Question 12 12. What was the original purpose of gill slits?

Question 13 13. What does the word 'chondrichthyes' mean?

Question 14 14. Which is NOT one of the four chordate characteristics?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is considered to be one of the most primitive of the primates?

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Question 16 16. Which of the four chordate traits is believed to have led to the hinged jaw?

Question 17 17. Which of the following animals are tetrapods?

Question 18 18. Select the correct order of evolutionary changes in vertebrates (from earliest to most recent)

Question 19 19. In addition to the amniotic egg, what other adaptation(s) do reptiles have for living solely on land?

Question 20 20. Which is NOT true about lampreys?

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Question 21 21. What is unique about mammalian young?

Question 22 22. Which of the following statements is NOT true?

Question 23 23. Tetrapods are thought to have arisen from which animals?

Question 24 24. Which best describes a tetrapod?

Question 25 25. Which of the following is NOT true about primates?

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Question 26 26. Which best describes vertebrates?

Question 27 27. Which of the following primates are we most closely related to?

Question 28 28. What is the benefit of an amniotic egg?

Question 29 29. The anthropoids are which primates?

Question 30 30. Which is NOT a major evolutionary step in vertebrate evolution?

Introduction to Vertebrates Chapter Exam Instructions

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