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6 Multiple choice questions

  1. branching diagrams depicting the hpothesis about evolutionary relationships
  2. a group of natural populations that are interbreeding or that could interbreed and that are reproductively isolated from other such groups
  3. a system for giving each organism a two-word scientific name that consists of the genus name followed by the species name
  4. taxonomic group containing one or more families
  5. the science of describing, naming, and classifying organisms
  6. A character that evolved in a common ancestor among two different groups

6 True/False questions

  1. classa taxonomic group containing one or more orders

          

  2. cladisticsa phylogenetic classification system that uses shared derived characters and ancestry as the sole criterion for grouping taxa

          

  3. convergent evolutionwhen two or more species NOT descended from a common ancestor develop similar traits

          

  4. evolutionary systematicstaxonomists give varying degrees of importance to characters and thus produce a subjective analysis of evolutionary relationships

          

  5. phylogenythe evolutionary history of an organism

          

  6. analogous charactersA character that evolved in a common ancestor among two different groups