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5 Matching questions

  1. intersexual competition
  2. Darwin's Finches
  3. natural selection
  4. taxonomy
  5. directional selection
  1. a acts against individuals at one of the phenotypic extremes
  2. b Several species of finch's evolved to have different beak shapes to occupy a specific niche on the Galapagos islands.
  3. c individuals of one sex are choosy in picking their mates often selecting flashy or colorful mate
  4. d process by which individuals that are better suited to their environment survive and reproduce most successfully (survival of the fittest)
  5. e the branch of biology that names and classifies species and groups them into broader categories

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. something that enhances an organism's ability to survive and reproduce in its environment
  2. group of small islands located west of South America; the most influential to Darwin during his voyage; each island has a different climate
  3. a change in the gene pool of a population due to chance
  4. changes in the nucleotide sequence of DNA, and are the ultimate sources of new alleles
  5. favors intermediate phenotypes acting against both extreme phenotypes

5 True/False questions

  1. biogeographythe geographic distribution of species, suggested to Darwin that organisms evolve from common ancestors

          

  2. variationany difference between individuals of the same species

          

  3. gene poolis the movement of individuals of gametes/spores between populations and can alter allele frequencies in a population

          

  4. gene flowthe total collection of genes in a population at any given time

          

  5. homologythe branch of biology that names and classifies species and groups them into broader categories

          

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