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5 Matching questions

  1. Primitive
  2. Complementary
  3. Cladogenesis
  4. Allele Frequency
  5. Alfred Russel Wallace
  1. 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
  2. b Speciation through a branching mechanism whereby an ancestral population gives rise to two or more descendant populations.
  3. c a word serving as the basis for inflected or derived forms
  4. 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.
  5. 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

  1. ribonucleic acid; a nucleic acid that plays an important role in the production of proteins
  2. 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
  3. - language and perception
    - relationships between living languages
    - origins of language
  4. Basic units of DNA molecule, composed of a sugar, a phosphate, and one of 4 DNA bases
  5. - study of material remains of past culture
    - artifactual record
    - dating artifacts

5 True/False questions

  1. BottleneckA stressful period in which few organisms of a population survive, resulting in loss of genetic variation in the population.


  2. Systematicsthe formation of new species as a result of evolution


  3. AnalogySimilarity in characteristics resulting from a shared ancestry.


  4. 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.


  5. Thomas MalthusThe scientific study of the kinds and diversity of organisms and of any and all relationships among them


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