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5 Matching questions

  1. mutation
  2. comparative anatomy
  3. differential reproduction
  4. disruptive selection
  5. intrasexual competition
  1. a Phenomenon in which individuals with adaptive genetic traits produce more living offspring than do individuals without such traits.
  2. b favors individuals at both extremes of the phenotypic range
  3. c changes in the nucleotide sequence of DNA, and are the ultimate sources of new alleles
  4. d the comparison of body structures
  5. e involves competition for mates, usually by males

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Several species of finch's evolved to have different beak shapes to occupy a specific niche on the Galapagos islands.
  2. the geographic distribution of species, suggested to Darwin that organisms evolve from common ancestors
  3. states that allele and genotype frequencies within a sexually reproducing, diploid population willl remain in equilibrium unless outside forces act to change those frequencies
  4. the similarity in characteristics that result from common ancestors
  5. a change in the relative frequencies of alleles in a gene pool over time (small change over time)

5 True/False questions

  1. evolutiona change in the relative frequencies of alleles in a gene pool over time (small change over time)

          

  2. molecular biologycomparisons of DNA and amino acid sequences betweeen different organisms that reveal evolutionary relationships

          

  3. comparative embryologycomparison the development among different organisms when they are embryos

          

  4. taxonomythe similarity in characteristics that result from common ancestors

          

  5. natural selectionacts against individuals at one of the phenotypic extremes

          

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