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  1. stabilizing selection
  2. differential reproduction
  3. gene pool
  4. Hardy Weinberg Principle
  5. microevolution
  1. a Phenomenon in which individuals with adaptive genetic traits produce more living offspring than do individuals without such traits.
  2. b a change in the relative frequencies of alleles in a gene pool over time (small change over time)
  3. c 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. d favors intermediate phenotypes acting against both extreme phenotypes
  5. e the total collection of genes in a population at any given time

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the geographic distribution of species, suggested to Darwin that organisms evolve from common ancestors
  2. the change in heritage traits in a population over generations (change over time)
  3. comparison the development among different organisms when they are embryos
  4. leads to a loss of genetic diversity when a population is greatly reduced
  5. the similarity in characteristics that result from common ancestors

5 True/False questions

  1. The Galapagos Islandsgroup of small islands located west of South America; the most influential to Darwin during his voyage; each island has a different climate


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


  3. variationsomething that enhances an organism's ability to survive and reproduce in its environment


  4. disruptive selectionacts against individuals at one of the phenotypic extremes


  5. fitnessability of an individual to survive and reproduce in its specific environment