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Reviews All Classes Of Phylum Chordata From Fish To Mammals.[print questions]

How do vertebrates differ from invertebrates?
a) They have tissues & organs
b) They have a backbone
c) They have gills
d) They use external fertilization

Which class of vertebrates has a cartilaginous skeleton?
a) Chondrichthyes
b) Osteichthyes
c) Amphibia
d) Reptilia

Which of the following vertebrate groups uses external fertilization?
a) Osteichthyes
b) Amphibia
c) Both A & B
d) None of the above

Which vertebrate class has hair & feeds young with milk?
a) Amphibia
b) Reptilia
c) Aves
d) Mammalia

Which vertebrate class lays amniotic eggs with a leathery shell?
a) Amphibia
b) Reptilia
c) Osteichthyes
d) Aves

Which mammal group lays eggs?
a) Monotremes
b) Marsupials
c) Placentals
d) None of the above

Which vertebrate class has thin, moist skin & lays eggs with no shell?
a) Chondrichthyes
b) Osteichthyes
c) Amphibia
d) Reptilia

Which vertebrate group has a 4-chambered heart, hollow bones, & lays amniotic eggs w/ a hard shell?
a) Amphibia
b) Aves
c) Reptilia
d) Mammalia

What is the advantage of an amniotic egg?
a) Provides developing embryo with a food source
b) Water is not required for young to develop
c) Both A & B
d) None of the above

How are amphibians similar to fish?
a) eggs have no shell
b) eggs are fertilized externally
c) young use gills to breathe
d) All of the above

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