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What are radiometric What are relative List 6 characteristics dating techniques? dating methods? of primates. Distinguish between List three List five quadrupedalism, characteristics of characteristics of brachiation, and Hominoidea. Hominids. bipedalism. List seven List four differences List three differences differences between between the pelvis between the teeth of the skull of a human and backbone of a a human and the and the skull of an human and that of an teeth of an ape. ape. ape. List three differences List three differences List three differences between the legs of a between the feet of a between the chest of human and that of an human and that of an a human and that of ape. ape. an ape. List eight advantages List three List seven general of bipedal upright disadvantages of features of the walking. upright walking. Australopithecines. Cultural evolution of humans led to an improvement in food List seven general supply and quality of List five specific features of the genus diet. List five uses of fire. Homo. specific developments that contributed to this improvement. The movement into the open plains by man’s Classify humans ancestors is believed to have helped with the from the super-family Explain why development of the Hominoidea to the bipedalism evolved. brain, especially the tribe Hominins. cerebral cortex. List five results of a larger cerebral cortex. There are two main theories about the dispersal of hominids Six general around the world: the Compare physical evolutionary features multiregional evolution with of the (continuity) theory and cultural evolution. Australopithecine the ‘out of Africa’ group are ..... (replacement) theory. Explain both theories. Describe six Describe the Describe six biological and six biological biological and six cultural evolutionary evolutionary features cultural evolutionary features of the and the cultural features of the species evolutionary features species Homo Australopithecus of the Paranthropus habilis. afarensis. genus. Describe six Describe six Describe six biological and six biological and six biological and six cultural evolutionary cultural evolutionary cultural evolutionary features of the features of the features of the species Homo species Homo species Homo erectus and Homo heidelbergensis. neanderthalis ergaster. Describe six Explain why having a biological and six home base has List five key features cultural evolutionary contributed to the of advanced features of the evolutionary communication as species Homo development of exhibited by humans. sapiens. modern humans. List ten key features List in a series of key List in a series of of the hunter/gather stages the stages the stage in human evolutionary evolutionary evolutionary development of development of development. agriculture. technology. Distinguish between Describe the Explain what a autosomes and sex functional role of karyotype is chromosomes nucleotides Distinguish Describe why the between the consequence of Describe the role of degeneracy of the template strand genetic code to the likely Helicase in DNA and the coding effect of point replication stand of DNA. mutations. Distinguish between Describe the role Describe the role of the role of the leading of gyrase in DNA DNA polymerase in strand and the lagging replication. DNA replication strand during DNA replication. Describe the role Describe the role of of DNA What is a DNA polymerase II in polymerase I in polypeptide chain? DNA replication. DNA replication. Explain the Describe the steps What is a difference between involved in the transcription a primary RNA formation of a unit? transcript and functional protein. processed mRNA. Explain the Describe the role What is the difference differences of mRNA, tRNA between a triplet, a between and rRNA in codon and an transcription and protein synthesis. anticodon? translation in protein synthesis. What are okazaki What is a replication What is a metabolic fragments? fork? pathway? Explain how control Describe the Describe how the of gene expression essential features Lac Operon occurs through of gene expression works. repression. in Eukaryotes. Describe the Explain the Describe the effect importance of genetic of linkage on the crossing over in significance of inheritance of the process of crossing over. genes. evolution. Explain how Explain how Describe the effect recombination linkage decreases of recombination increases the the amount of on the inheritance amount of genetic variation in the of genes. variation in offspring. offspring. Explain how Explain how Co- Explain what sex incomplete dominance linkage is and give dominance occurs. and example. occurs. Explain the Explain what difference multiple alleles are What are lethal between polygeny and give an alleles? and pleiotropy, example. giving examples. How does What are What are epistasis differ collaborative polygenes? from pleiotropy? genes? What is the What are difference What are epistatic complementary between gametic genes? genes? and somatic mutations? What do the What do the following terms following refer to: mean: missense What do the terms deletion, substitution, Aneuploidy and nonsense inversion, Euploidy. substitution, frame translocation, shift mutation. duplication.
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