← AP Bio Ch 22 Vocab Test
6 Written Questions
6 Multiple Choice Questions
- The evolutionary history of a species or group of related species
- Rock formed from sand and mud that once settled in layers on the bottom of seas, lakes, and marshes. Sedimentary rocks are often rich in fossils.
- Charles Lyell's idea that geologic processes have not changed throughout Earth's history.
- The selective breeding of domesticated plants and animals to encourage the occurrence of desirable traits.
- A view of Earth's history that attributes profound change to the cumulative product of slow but continuous processes.
- Darwin's initial phrase for the general process of evolution.
6 True/False Questions
Taxonomy → Ordered division of organisms into categories based on a set of characteristics used to assess similarities and differences.
Natural Selection → Differential success in the reproduction of different phenotypes resulting from the interaction of organisms with their environment. Evolution occurs when natural selection causes changes in relative frequencies of alleles in the gene pool.
Vestigial Organ → A preserved remnant or impression of an organism that lived in the past.
Paleontology → The scientific study of fossils.
Evolution → A preserved remnant or impression of an organism that lived in the past.
Evolutionary Adaptation → An accumulation of inherited characteristics that enhance organisms' ability to survive and reproduce in specific environments.