Lecture 02: Life Origins: Potential Exam Questions

Potential exam question #1

Give a brief explanation of one of the theories on the origin of life discussed in class?


Potential exam question #2

What are the major distinctions between prokaryotes and eukaryotes?


Potential exam question #3

Describe how biodiversity can be considered a dynamic model.


Potential exam question #4

Describe two important consequences of continental drift for ecological systems


Potential exam question #5

List three causes of the geographically isolation of a species.


Potential exam question #6

Describe in detail the iterative process of crisis and innovation that drove the development of aerobic respiration from the earliest autotrophs


Potential exam question #7

Explain the concept of "evolutionary convergence"


Potential exam question #8

What is a species?


Potential exam question #9

Define "molecular clock"

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