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Biology: Exploring Life ch 14-15 vocab Test

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  1. Analogous Structures
  2. natural selection
  3. antibiotics
  4. Convergent Evolution
  5. Derived Character
  1. a the process by which individuals with inherited characteristics well-suited to the environment leave more offspring on average than do other animals..this causes the organisms to adapt to the developed environments around them
  2. b homologous charachter that untitesorganisms into a group.
  3. c process in which unrelated species from simmilar enviroments have simillar adaptations
  4. d similarities amoung unrelated species that are result of convergent evolution.
  5. e medicines that kill or slow the growth of bacteria

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. similar structure in different species that share a common ancestor
  2. definition of species: one that can breed with one another and produce fertile offspring
  3. Major biological changes
  4. Branching diagram, suggesting evolutionary relationships
  5. differences among members of the same species.

5 True/False Questions

  1. artificial selectionthe selective breeding of domesticated plants and animals to produce offspring with genetic traits that humans value


  2. Binomialconsists of all the alleles in all the individuals that make up a population


  3. gene flowconsists of all the alleles in all the individuals that make up a population


  4. genetic driftexchange of genes between populations


  5. Geologic Time ScaleBranching diagram, suggesting evolutionary relationships


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