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3 Matching questions

  1. a species is defined as
    A. a population of organisms similar in size shape and color
    B. a group of organisms that live in the same habitat
    C. a population of organisms that are able to interbreed
    D. a population of organisms that have the same # of chromosomes
    E. a population of organismss with a common ancestor
  2. If a population is ini Hardy Weinberg equilibrium then:
    A. it is evolving to adapt to environmental changes
    B. the frequency of alleles is changing with each generation
    C. mutations, immigration, and selective mating are changing allele frequencies
    D. it is not evolving and allele frequencies remain the same with each generation
    E. Homozygous recessive individuals are less fit.
  3. if a population that contains 16% homozygous recessive individuals(blue eyes)and 84% individuals with brown eyes (homozygous dominant and heterozygotes), what is the frequency of the dominant allele in the population?
    A. 0.6
    B. 0.4
    C. 0.32
    D. 0.64
    E. 0.8
  1. a C
  2. b D
  3. c A

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. C
  2. E
  3. D
  4. A
  5. D

5 True/False questions

  1. less than ten inches of precipitation per year. extremes of hot and cold. large daily temp variations
    A. tropical rain forest
    B. taiga
    C. arctic tundra
    D. temperate grassland
    E. desert


  2. although the seal and the penguin both have streamlines, fish-like bodies with a layer of insulating fat, they arent closely related. this similarity results from
    A. convergent evolution
    B. adaptive radiation
    C. homologous evolution
    D. coevolution
    E. analogous evolution


  3. the independent development of similarities between unrelated groups resulting from adaptation to similar environments
    A. founder effect
    B. kin selection
    C. competitive exclusion
    D. adaptive radiation
    E. convergent evolution


  4. the embryonic development of vertebrates provides evidence for evolution because
    A. each organism passes through the entire evolutionary history of its species as it develops from a fertilized egg to a full grown individual
    B. the more recently species have shared a common ancestor, the more similar their embryological development
    C. a small number of mutations can convert the embryo of one species into another species
    D. the dna sequences of embryos change as they develop


  5. the condition in which there are barriers to successful interbreeding between individuals of different species in the same community is referred to as
    A. latent variations
    B. sterility
    C. structural differences
    D. geographic isolation
    E. reproductive isolation