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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. fossil
  2. example of Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium
  3. adaptive radiation
  4. gene shuffling
  5. Lamarckian Inheritance
  1. a when traits are acquired by an organism during its lifetime and are passed on to its offspring
  2. b when several very different groups of organisms are produced from a common ancestor by natural selection
  3. c the ability to mathematically detect whether evolution is occurring in a population
  4. d the recombination of different genes within the genome
  5. e preserved remains or traces of previously living organisms

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the environment creates selective pressures that influence which organisms survive and reproduce to pass on their own genes
  2. when a population shows little evolutionary change but then rapid events of speciation occur
  3. structure of red flowers and structure and behavior of bees and birds
  4. a body part with the same basic structure and embryonic origin as that of another organism, though not necessarily the same in function
  5. the variety of species of Darwin's finches

5 True/False questions

  1. example of disruptive selectiongray rabbits are easily detected in front of black or white rocks

          

  2. example of genetic driftrabbits being hit by cars in the countryside

          

  3. example of homologous structurea body part with the same basic structure and embryonic origin as that of another organism, though not necessarily the same in function

          

  4. heritable variationwhen several very different groups of organisms are produced from a common ancestor by natural selection

          

  5. temporal isolationwhen differences in courtships, appearance, chemicals or vocalizations prevent reproduction