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5 Matching questions

  1. comparative embryology
  2. comparative anatomy
  3. directional selection
  4. gene flow
  5. gene pool
  1. a is the movement of individuals of gametes/spores between populations and can alter allele frequencies in a population
  2. b acts against individuals at one of the phenotypic extremes
  3. c the comparison of body structures
  4. d the total collection of genes in a population at any given time
  5. e comparison the development among different organisms when they are embryos

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. group of small islands located west of South America; the most influential to Darwin during his voyage; each island has a different climate
  2. Phenomenon in which individuals with adaptive genetic traits produce more living offspring than do individuals without such traits.
  3. the geographic distribution of species, suggested to Darwin that organisms evolve from common ancestors
  4. states that allele and genotype frequencies within a sexually reproducing, diploid population willl remain in equilibrium unless outside forces act to change those frequencies
  5. central dogma of genetics

5 True/False questions

  1. variationany difference between individuals of the same species


  2. molecular biologygroup of individuals of the same species living in the same place at the same time


  3. homologythe similarity in characteristics that result from common ancestors


  4. mutationany difference between individuals of the same species


  5. adaptationsomething that enhances an organism's ability to survive and reproduce in its environment