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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. gene shuffling
  2. homologous structure
  3. behavioral isolation
  4. example of adaptive radiation
  5. temporal isolation
  1. a when differences in courtships, appearance, chemicals or vocalizations prevent reproduction
  2. b the variety of species of Darwin's finches
  3. c the recombination of different genes within the genome
  4. d when members of a population are prevented from mating because they have different mating seasons
  5. e a body part with the same basic structure and embryonic origin as that of another organism, though not necessarily the same in function

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. when traits are acquired by an organism during its lifetime and are passed on to its offspring
  2. the duplication or translocation of a segment of DNA within the genome
  3. (in order) the stages of embryonic development mimic evolutionary changes, such as the presence of gill slits during human development
  4. the history of organismal lineages as they change through time
  5. when members of a population have different traits that are passed on genetically to offspring

5 True/False questions

  1. example of homologous structurethe wing of a bird and a person's arm


  2. punctuated equilibriumthe environment creates selective pressures that influence which organisms survive and reproduce to pass on their own genes


  3. fossila change in the DNA sequence by changing, adding, or deleting one or a few nucleotides


  4. ontogenythe history of organismal lineages as they change through time


  5. convergent evolutionwhen organisms not closely related independently evolve similar traits