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5 Matching questions

  1. disruptive selection
  2. differential reproduction
  3. biogeography
  4. The Galapagos Islands
  5. species
  1. a Phenomenon in which individuals with adaptive genetic traits produce more living offspring than do individuals without such traits.
  2. b the geographic distribution of species, suggested to Darwin that organisms evolve from common ancestors
  3. c group of small islands located west of South America; the most influential to Darwin during his voyage; each island has a different climate
  4. d favors individuals at both extremes of the phenotypic range
  5. e a group of organisms whose members can breed and produce fertile offspring but who do not produce fertile offspring with members of other groups

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the total collection of genes in a population at any given time
  2. states that allele and genotype frequencies within a sexually reproducing, diploid population willl remain in equilibrium unless outside forces act to change those frequencies
  3. individuals of one sex are choosy in picking their mates often selecting flashy or colorful mate
  4. is the movement of individuals of gametes/spores between populations and can alter allele frequencies in a population
  5. Several species of finch's evolved to have different beak shapes to occupy a specific niche on the Galapagos islands.

5 True/False questions

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


  2. variationthe emergence of a new species


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


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


  5. mutation - variation - natural selection - evolutionacts against individuals at one of the phenotypic extremes