5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Somatic Cell
- John Ray
- a a specific sequence of three adjacent bases on a strand of DNA or RNA that provides genetic code information for a particular amino acid
- b ribonucleic acid; a nucleic acid that plays an important role in the production of proteins
- c the readily stainable substance of a cell nucleus consisting of DNA and RNA and various proteins
- d Any cell in a multicellular organism except a sperm or egg cell (reproductive cell).
- e (Distinguised groups of plants and animals by their ability to mate with one another) English naturalist; defined the terms Genus and species. Genus: a group of closely related organisms. Species: a group of organisms that are structurally similar and can pass these similarities on to their off-spring (capable of mating or breeding to produce fertile offspring).
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- The 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.
- Environmental change causes morphological change
- 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
- the hypothesis that organisms' bodies change during their lifetimes by use and disuse and that these changes are inherited by their offspring
- Traits developed during a parent's lifetime could be passed to their offspring
- describes a characteristic that is influenced by many genes
5 True/False Questions
Anagenesis → A pattern of evolutionary change involving the transformation of an entire population, sometimes to a state different enough from the ancestral population to justify renaming it as a separate species; also called phyletic evolution.
Alfred Russel Wallace → (The Origin of Species) a British naturalist, explorer, geographer, anthropologist and biologist. He is best known for independently proposing a theory of evolution due to natural selection that prompted Charles Darwin to publish his own theory.
Erasmus Darwin → change in a DNA sequence that affects genetic information
Primitive → a word serving as the basis for inflected or derived forms
Classification → (genetics) a combining of genes or characters different from what they were in the parents