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5 Matching questions

  1. hardy weinberg principle
  2. speciation
  3. biogeography
  4. fossils
  5. natural selection
  1. a the formation of a new species
  2. b the study of where organisms live now and where they and their ancestors lived in the past
  3. c states that allele frequencies in a population should remain constant unless one or more factors cause those frequencies to change
  4. d preserved remains or traces of ancient organisms
  5. e the process by which organisms with variations most suited to their local environment survive and leave more offspring

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a trait controlled by only one gene
  2. how well an organism can survive and reproduce in its environment
  3. form of reproductive isolation in which two or more species reproduces at the same time
  4. any heritable characteristic that increases an organism's ability to survive and reproduce in its environment
  5. random change in allele frequency caused by a series of chance occurrences that cause an allele to become more or less common in a population

5 True/False questions

  1. genetic equilibrumrandom change in allele frequency caused by a series of chance occurrences that cause an allele to become more or less common in a population

          

  2. gene poolconsists of all the genes, including all the different alleles for each gene, that are present in the population

          

  3. molecular clockthe formation of a new species

          

  4. vestigial structuresinherited from ancestors but have lost much or all of their original function due to different selection pressures acting on the descendant

          

  5. behavioral isolationform of reproductive isolation in which two populations develop differences in courtship rituals or other behaviors that prevent them from breeding