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  1. Homology
  2. Plieotrophy
  3. Fixity of Species
  4. Anthropology
  5. Adaptive Radiation
  1. a the notion that species, once created, can never change; an idea diametrically opposed to theories of biological evolution
  2. b a single gene having multiple phenotypic effects
  3. c the field of inquiry that studies human culture and evolutionary aspect of human biology; includes cultural, archaeology, linguistics, and physical/biological anthropology
  4. d Similarity in characteristics resulting from a shared ancestry.
  5. e the development of many different forms from an originally homogeneous group of organisms as they fill different ecological niches

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. the formation of new species as a result of evolution
  2. characteristic of nucleic acids in which the sequence of bases on one strand determines the sequence of bases on the other
  3. A stressful period in which few organisms of a population survive, resulting in loss of genetic variation in the population.
  4. 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
  5. Environmental change causes morphological change

5 True/False Questions

  1. Classificationthe act of distributing things into classes or categories of the same type


  2. Theorysimilarity between two species that is due to convergent evolution rather than to descent from a common ancestor with the same trait


  3. Forces of Evolution(genetics) a combining of genes or characters different from what they were in the parents


  4. Mendel's 1st lawprinciple of segregation
    - traits are controlled by discrete units (gene)
    - units come in pairs, offspring inherits one unit from each parent


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


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