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BIOLOGY 172- Midterm Exam Guide - Comprehensive Notes for the exam ( 45 pages long!)


Department
Biology
Course Code
BIOLOGY 172
Professor
Lyle Simmons
Study Guide
Midterm

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U of M
BIOLOGY 172
MIDTERM EXAM
STUDY GUIDE

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1. You have discovered a previously unknown cellular organism from Lake Michigan.
Which of the following is most likely to be true of this organism?
A. Its genetic material will be RNA
B. Its nuclear membrane will contain phospholipids.
C. Its proteins will serve as the primary energy storage molecules.
D. Its mitochondria will supply energy to the cell
E. None of the above are likely to be found in this unknown organism.
2. Using the phylogenic tree shown, which of the following
statements is FALSE?
A. Organism A is more closely related to B than C.
B. Organism C is more closely related to D than A.
C. Organism E is more distantly related to C than D.
D. Organism X is more closely related to D than A.
E. Organism B is more closely related to A than C.
3. There is a disease in humans that results from a deficiency in an enzyme called beta-
galactosidase. This enzyme is a hydrolytic enzyme that can cleave a disaccharide
called lactose. Which organelle would you expect to be deficient for this enzyme?
A. Peroxisome
B. ER-rough
C. ER-smooth
D. Lysosome
E. Golgi apparatus
4. Hydrogen bonds are formed in each of the following situations EXCEPT:
A. Between purine and pyrimidines in a DNA molecule
B. Between hydrogen and oxygen atoms in a single water molecule
C. In the formation of a protein’s β-pleated sheet structure
D. Between water and a polar side chain of a protein
E. None of the above (all of the above involve hydrogen bond formation)
5. Halophiles need enzymes that can work under high salt conditions. Which types of
interactions do you think would be the least abundant in a halophilic enzyme?
A. Ionic bonds
B. Covalent bonds
C. Hydrogen bonds
D. Van der Waals forces
E. Hydrophobic bonds
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