NOTE - the numbers
link to related information in the book. Not all information on old exams
is in the new book (so some numbers have no link), and if something looks
unfamiliar, you can check to see if it's from a chapter you're supposed to be
studying for your current exam.
Place the letter of the choice that best
answers the question on the line to the left.
Two Points Each. NOTE: "e" answers are never the correct
e. An old French song
_______ 2.Waterproofing would have
evolved in early vertebrates to
a. Increase oxygen
b. Keep water from flowing in
c. Decrease oxygen
uptake d. Keep water
from flowing out
e. Increase their profit margins
_______ 3. Oxidation state is a
calculation of ______ in a molecule
In the lab experiment, the salt
solution was _____ to the cytoplasm.
_______ 5. The common molecular component
in all lipids has
b. Four carbons
d. Varying numbers of carbons
e. A habit of saying, "Does this component make me look
_______ 6. A major difference between the Krebs
Cycle and the Calvin Cycle
a. Calvin works simultaneously with multiple molecules, Krebs one at a time
b. Krebs works simultaneously with multiple molecules, Calvin one at a time
c. Calvin happens in the cytoplasm, Krebs on the cell membrane
d. Krebs happens in the cytoplasm, Calvin on the cell membrane
e. They both seem to have been named after major nerds
a. Can excite a single chlorophyll electron
b. Can excite a single chlorophyll molecule
c. Can excite a single chlorophyll complex
d. Can drive a reverse respiration in the mitochondria
e. Can make a studentís brain explode
_______ 17. How does oxygen fit into photosynthesis
and aerobic respiration?
a. End steps of photosynthesis, first steps of aerobic respiration
b. First steps of photosynthesis, end steps of aerobic respiration
c. End steps of both.
d. First steps of both
e. It needs a bit of a twist before you shove it
a. Glucose is used to produce ATP
b. ATPs are used to produce glucose
c. ATPs are not significant participants
d. Cell walls are used as the main location
e. All sorts of not-very-interesting things happen
Pick NINE questions to answer in the spaces
provided. NOTE: if you answer MORE than
nine, only the first nine will be corrected.
Four Points each. Partial credit is possible.
1. Briefly describe how chemoautotrophs
This is tricky - what are two
different ways that a cell can increase
the flux of a particular material diffusing into it? (Some of the basic
factors wonít work here...)
3. What are two different general types of signal
ligands used in communication?
What two processes occur during group
5. Briefly explain how fat is
converted to use it for energy.
What are the two basic
types of coupled reactions?
7.Other than carbon dioxide and
water, what are two byproducts of anaerobic
8. Briefly explain what is meant by assimilation
Briefly explain how domains are
laid out in transmembrane proteins.
In the situation below, show with labeled
arrows the way things should move. Assume the barrier between
the boxes is permeable to everything here.
40% Material X
15% Material X
11. Name two different cells processes that
require phosphorylation to occur.
12. What are two different things
that cells do with absorbed monomers?
13. What is the significance
of the Second Law of Thermodynamics in food
What are two different types or
examples of molecules that move freelythrough typical
eukaryote cell membranes.
6. Explain briefly but step-by-step how a negative
feedback loop produces regulation. Include both types of
effects that can produce such loops. The number of lines here is not
meant to suggest a number of steps.
7.Name and define
four different kinds of proteins that commonly can be found in cell