5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Allele Frequency
- Alfred Russel Wallace
- a 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
- b Speciation through a branching mechanism whereby an ancestral population gives rise to two or more descendant populations.
- c a word serving as the basis for inflected or derived forms
- d (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.
- e characteristic of nucleic acids in which the sequence of bases on one strand determines the sequence of bases on the other
5 Multiple choice questions
- ribonucleic acid; a nucleic acid that plays an important role in the production of proteins
- speciation hypothesis rooted in uniformitarianism. The hypothesis states that species continue to adapt to new environmental and biological selection pressures over the course of their history, gradually becoming new species
- - language and perception
- relationships between living languages
- origins of language
- Basic units of DNA molecule, composed of a sugar, a phosphate, and one of 4 DNA bases
- - study of material remains of past culture
- artifactual record
- dating artifacts
5 True/False questions
Bottleneck → A stressful period in which few organisms of a population survive, resulting in loss of genetic variation in the population.
Systematics → the formation of new species as a result of evolution
Analogy → Similarity in characteristics resulting from a shared ancestry.
Catastrophism → - Hypothesis by George Cuvier
The view that most of earth's geological features are the result of large-scale catastrophes such as floods, volcanic eruptions, etc.
Thomas Malthus → The scientific study of the kinds and diversity of organisms and of any and all relationships among them