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5 Matching questions

  1. why are mutations such a weak evolutionary force
  2. Huxley
  3. four criteria of theories
  4. overtime do species develop more complex traits due to evolution
  5. Four ways we come to know things
  1. a it takes many generations to take effect
  2. b was avid in placing darwins theory in the context of humans
  3. c authority, belief, logic and science
  4. d no because complex traits are routinely lost and simplified over time as well as more complex ones created.
  5. e must be tested, must be falsifiable, cannot be proven only confirmed or disconfirmed, must be subject to revision or change.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. must be inherited from common ancestor, so the traits are similar due to common ancestry but they often have different function like wings.
  2. larger evolutionary change ( often in morphology) warranting placement of populations in diff genera or high level taxa.
  3. a reduction in the allele frequency because of genetic drift on a small population because of a dramatic reduction of the size of a larger population.
  4. one base deletion result in the deletion of a base causing all the other bases to shift and make their codons code for different amino acids.
  5. the process of DNA becomin RNA

5 True/False questions

  1. Fitness trade-offis a compromise between traits based on how those traits preform in the enviroment


  2. what culture developed modern sciencegreek


  3. allelevariant forms of a gene


  4. Law of segregationfirst explained by Mendel, it is when an individual produced gametes, the copies of a gene separate so that each gamete receives only one copy.


  5. nodea point when an ancestral species split into two or more descendant species