← AP Bio Ch 22 Vocab Test
6 Written Questions
6 Multiple Choice Questions
- The evolutionary history of a species or group of related species
- 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.
- Structures in different species that are similar because of common ancestry.
- A structure of marginal, if any, importance to an organism. Vestigial organs are historical remnants of structures that had important functions in ancestors
- Ordered division of organisms into categories based on a set of characteristics used to assess similarities and differences.
6 True/False Questions
Sedimentary Rock → 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.
Fossil → The history of development of an individual organism during its lifetime.
Evolutionary Adaptation → An accumulation of inherited characteristics that enhance organisms' ability to survive and reproduce in specific environments.
Natural Selection → The selective breeding of domesticated plants and animals to encourage the occurrence of desirable traits.
Evolution → All the changes that have transformed life on Earth from its earliest beginnings to the diversity that characterizes it today.
Paleontology → The scientific study of fossils.