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5 Matching questions

  1. Locus
  2. Amino Acid
  3. Allele Frequency
  4. Thomas Malthus
  5. Archaeology Anthropology
  1. a the specific site of a particular gene on its chromosome
  2. b (Principal of population) Eighteenth-century English intellectual who warned that population growth threatened future generations because, in his view, population growth would always outstrip increases in agricultural production.
  3. c the number of times an allele occurs in a gene pool, compared to the total number of alleles in that pool for the same gene
  4. d organic compounds containing an amino group and a carboxylic acid group
  5. e - study of material remains of past culture
    - artifactual record
    - dating artifacts

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. (genetics) a chromosome that determines the sex of an individual
  2. sequence of DNA that codes for a protein and thus determines a trait
    - , A segment of DNA on a chromosome that codes for a specific trait
  3. one of two alternate forms of a gene that can have the same locus on homologous chromosomes and are responsible for alternative traits
    - one of the alternative forms of a gene that governs a characteristic, such as hair color
  4. (Father of comparative anatomy) 1769-1832, opponent of Lamarck, introduced the concept of extinction to explain the disappearance of animals represented by fossils
  5. (genetics) a combining of genes or characters different from what they were in the parents

5 True/False questions

  1. rRNAribonucleic acid; a nucleic acid that plays an important role in the production of proteins


  2. Gregor Mendelgenetic makeup of an organism


  3. Primitivean organic compound that is made of one or more chains of amino acids and that is a principal component of all cells


  4. Genetic DriftThe gradual changes in gene frequencies in a population due to random events


  5. RNAThe most abundant type of RNA, which together with proteins froms the structure of ribosomes. Ribosomes coordinate the sequential coupling of tRNA molecules to mRNA codons; also called ribosomal RNA.


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