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5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Genetic Drift
- a a process in which something passes by degrees to a different stage (especially a more advanced or mature stage)
- b variation in the relative frequency of different genotypes in a small population, owing to the chance disappearance of particular genes as individuals die or do not reproduce
- c a grouping of organisms having common characteristics distinct from those of other such groupings.
- d a mature haploid male or female germ cell that is able to unite with another of the opposite sex in sexual reproduction to form a zygote.
- e the occurrence of organisms in overlapping geographical areas, but without interbreeding
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- The changing of the structure of a gene, resulting in a variant form that may be transmitted to subsequent generations, caused by the alteration of single base units in DNA, or the deletion, insertion, or rearrangement of larger sections of genes or chromosomes.
- evolution resulting from small specific genetic changes that can lead to a new subspecies
- any cell of a living organism other than the reproductive cells.
- a chromosome that determines the sex of an individual
- A single gene having multiple effects on an individuals phenotype
5 True/False Questions
Phenotype → the set of observable characteristics of an individual resulting from the interaction of its genotype with the environment.
DNA → a unit of heredity that is transferred from a parent to offspring and is held to determine some characteristic of the offspring
Chromosome → a chromosome that determines the sex of an individual
Transcription → the process by which a sequence of nucleotide triplets in a messenger RNA molecule gives rise to a specific sequence of amino acids during synthesis of a polypeptide or protein.
Gene Flow → a unit of heredity that is transferred from a parent to offspring and is held to determine some characteristic of the offspring