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  1. The Galapagos Islands
  2. comparative embryology
  3. Darwin's Finches
  4. genetic drift
  5. Hardy Weinberg Principle
  1. a Several species of finch's evolved to have different beak shapes to occupy a specific niche on the Galapagos islands.
  2. b a change in the gene pool of a population due to chance
  3. c group of small islands located west of South America; the most influential to Darwin during his voyage; each island has a different climate
  4. d comparison the development among different organisms when they are embryos
  5. e states that allele and genotype frequencies within a sexually reproducing, diploid population willl remain in equilibrium unless outside forces act to change those frequencies

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. the branch of biology that names and classifies species and groups them into broader categories
  2. favors individuals at both extremes of the phenotypic range
  3. a group of organisms whose members can breed and produce fertile offspring but who do not produce fertile offspring with members of other groups
  4. the total collection of genes in a population at any given time
  5. something that enhances an organism's ability to survive and reproduce in its environment

5 True/False Questions

  1. comparative anatomycomparison the development among different organisms when they are embryos

          

  2. mutationchanges in the nucleotide sequence of DNA, and are the ultimate sources of new alleles

          

  3. intrasexual competitionindividuals of one sex are choosy in picking their mates often selecting flashy or colorful mate

          

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

          

  5. mutation - variation - natural selection - evolutioncentral dogma of genetics

          

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