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5 Matching questions

  1. Charles Darwin
  2. Somatic Cell
  3. Species
  4. Genotype
  5. Thomas Malthus
  1. a Any cell in a multicellular organism except a sperm or egg cell (reproductive cell).
  2. b (biology) taxonomic group whose members can interbreed
  3. c (Principal of population) Eighteenth-century English intellectual who warned that population growth threatened future generations because, in his view, population growth would always outstrip increases in agricultural production.
  4. d (Father of evolution) English naturalist. He studied the plants and animals of South America and the Pacific islands, and in his book On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection (1859) set forth his theory of evolution.
  5. e genetic makeup of an organism

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The most abundant type of RNA, which together with proteins froms the structure of ribosomes. Ribosomes coordinate the sequential coupling of tRNA molecules to mRNA codons; also called ribosomal RNA.
  2. The formation of a new species as a result of an ancestral population's becoming isolated by a geographic barrier.
  3. - used 2 distinct traits with 2 contrasts
    - yellow and green seeds, tall and short heights
    - saw what traits were dominant
  4. the act of distributing things into classes or categories of the same type
  5. The physical traits that appear in an individual as a result of its gentic make up.

5 True/False questions

  1. Founder effectchange in allele frequencies as a result of the migration of a small subgroup of a population

          

  2. Phylogenysimilarity between two species that is due to convergent evolution rather than to descent from a common ancestor with the same trait

          

  3. Proteinthe readily stainable substance of a cell nucleus consisting of DNA and RNA and various proteins

          

  4. Homologysimilarity between two species that is due to convergent evolution rather than to descent from a common ancestor with the same trait

          

  5. Jean-Baptiste Lamarck(Studied the interaction of organix forms and their environment) French naturalist who proposed that evolution resulted from the inheritance of acquired characteristics (1744-1829)

          

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