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Animal Evolution and Diversity

Animal Evolution and Diversity

Animal Evolution and Diversity: The Big Picture Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Animal Evolution and Diversity? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. The difference between eumetazoa and parazoa is:

Parazoa lack a central nervous system.
Eumetazoa have bilateral symmetry.
Parazoa have open circulatory systems.
Parazoa lack true tissues.
Eumetazoa have backbones.
Q. The first branch in the animal family tree is between eumetazoa and parazoa. The next is between:

Protostomes and deuterstomes
Vertebrates and invertebrates
Coelomates and everyone else
Segmented bodies and unsegmented bodies
Bilateria and radiate
Q. Cephalization is the word for the evolutionary development of:

A bilaterally symmetrical body
The centralization of nervous tissue at one end
A vertebrate skeleton
A four-chambered heart
Q. An example of a tetrapod is a:

(A) and (B)
All of the above
Q. Arthropod means:

Many feet
Jointed feet
Feet like humans
Having antennae
Having an exoskeleton
Q. Which isn't an adaptation to living on land:

Amniotic egg
Q. Deuterostomes are characterized by all but:

Spiral cleavage
Indeterminate cleavage
Radial cleavage
Coelom formation within the mesoderm
Blastopore becomes the anus
Q. A lophophore is:

A bunch of tentacles
Tentacles with stinging cells to stun prey
Tentacles with suckers to grab pretty
Tentacles surrounding the mouth that are extensions of the coelom
Tentacles used for movement
Q. Primates can be divided into two groups:

Prosimians and antisimians
Prosimians and simians
Anthropoids and hominids
Monkeys and apes
Prosimians and anthropoids
Q. Chordates have pharyngeal slits, but these take different forms including:

All of the above
None of the above