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This is a photograph of the skeleton of Alligator prenasalis. Credit: Ghedoghedo.

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1

Which of the following is not a phenomenon associated with horticulture?

rose bushes
rosewood
water
gardens
trees
climate

2

True or False, The harvesting of crops is included in agriculture.

TRUE
FALSE

3

Which of the following are phenomena associated with mollusks?

a structured nervous system
a prominent head
bilateral body symmetry
radula
muscular hydrostats
a mantle with a cavity for breathing and excretion

4

True or False, A plant group characterized by having ovules enclosed in an ovary are the lichens.

TRUE
FALSE

5

Several promoter elements have been previously identified in eukaryotes, but those cannot account for transcription from most RNA polymerase II-transcribed

6

True or False, Sharks are fish.

TRUE
FALSE

7

Which of the following is involved in botany more so than zoology?

the eukaryota
the mantle of the Earth
checking equations about complex systems
the advantages of chloroplasts
digging holes in the surface of the Moon
surface temperatures low enough to produce ice

8

Complete the text:

Paleontology is a large subject due to the inclusion of

from the

record, taxonomic

of these fossils, and the

find of residual

material that sometimes contains

material.

9

Bryophytes as plants have what property?

they are subject to lunar eclipses
lichenology
protokaryotes
woodiness
they are livestock
non-vascular

10

Complete the text:

Biologists place plants between

and

genetically.

11

Which types of rocky-object surfaces are amenable to large plants?

lava while its liquid
granite
dolomite strata
basalt columns
deserts
the deepest ocean trenches
the San Andreas fault
the top of the glaciers of Greenland
Siberia in the middle of winter
the Sahara in summer
a diamond mine
mud pots at Yellowstone National Park in the US
the Amazon rainforest
the Congo
the Appalachian mountains
Antarctica

12

True or False, Paleontology genes are found in the promoter regions of at least 1% of human genes.

TRUE
FALSE

13

Complete the text:

Match up the type of cephalopod with each of the possibilities below:
Agoniatite - A
Ammonite - B
Belemnoid - C
Ceratite - D
Clymeniid - E
Coleoid - F
Goniatite - G
Lytocerate - H
Nautiloid - I
Nostoceratid - J
Phyllocerate - K
Prolecanites - L
Fossile J 2.jpg

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Parapuzosia seppenradensis 4.jpg

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Phylloceratidae - Phylloceras serum.JPG

.
Ceratites nodosus MHNT.PAL.CEP.2001.105.jpg

.
Nipponites.jpg

.
Phragmoteuthis conocauda.JPG

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Clymenia laevigata.JPG

.
Orthoceras BW.jpg

.
Eichstätt Trachyteuthis hastiformis.jpg

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Lytoceratidae - Lytoceras cornucopia.jpg

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Gasteropods - Ammonites - Agoniatites obliquus.JPG

.
Prolecanites sutures.png

.

14

When early hominins started to identify edible, medicinal and poisonous plants, they began what?

15

Complete the text:

The scientific study of spores, pollen and particulate organic matter in rocks is called

.

16

Which of the following are theoretical biological phenomena associated with botany?

Embryophyta
fungi
a dominant group
viruses
chloroplasts
chlorophyll
bacteria
plants
algae


Hypotheses[edit]

  1. Something may be a fossil if it is discovered in sediment.

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

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