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5 Matching questions

  1. disruptive selection
  2. sexual selection
  3. species
  4. temporal isolation
  5. genetic equilibrum
  1. a form of reproductive isolation in which two or more species reproduces at the same time
  2. b when individuals select mates based on heritable traits, such as size, strength, or coloration
  3. c situation in which allele frequencies in a population remain the same
  4. d a population or group of populations whose members can interbreed and produce fertile offspring
  5. e occurs when individuals at the outer ends of the curve have higher fitness than individuals near the middle of the curve

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. takes place when individuals near the center of the curve have higher fitness than individuals at either end
  2. the number of times an allele occurs in a gene pool, compared to the total number of alleles in that pool for the same gene
  3. the formation of a new species
  4. form of reproductive isolation in which two populations are separated by geographic barriers such as rivers, mountains, or bodies of water, leading to the formation of two separate subspecies
  5. uses mutation rates in DNA to estimate the time that two species have been evolving independently

5 True/False questions

  1. analogous structuresstructures that are shared by related species and that have been inherited from a common ancestor


  2. evolutionthe process of change over time


  3. single gene traittraits that are controlled by two or more genes


  4. artificial selectionnature provides the variations, and humans select those they find useful


  5. biogeographyhow well an organism can survive and reproduce in its environment