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  1. (Shared) Derived
  2. Genetic Drift
  3. Systematics
  4. Sex Chromosome
  5. mRNA
  1. a The gradual changes in gene frequencies in a population due to random events
  2. b Relating to specific character traits shared in common between two life-forms and considered the most useful for making evolutionary interpretations.
  3. c (genetics) a chromosome that determines the sex of an individual
  4. d The scientific study of the kinds and diversity of organisms and of any and all relationships among them
  5. e messenger RNA; type of RNA that carries instructions from DNA in the nucleus to the ribosome

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. - Hypothesis by George Cuvier
    The view that most of earth's geological features are the result of large-scale catastrophes such as floods, volcanic eruptions, etc.
  2. practice of classifying plants and animals according to their presumed natural relationships
  3. (Studied the interaction of organix forms and their environment) French naturalist who proposed that evolution resulted from the inheritance of acquired characteristics (1744-1829)
  4. similarity between two species that is due to convergent evolution rather than to descent from a common ancestor with the same trait
  5. (Frence naturalist and contemporary of Linnaeus) Recognized the dynamic relationship between the external environment and living forms. Also recognized that certain regions have unique plants and animals, and stressed that animals came from a center of origin.

5 True/False questions

  1. Primatologya word serving as the basis for inflected or derived forms


  2. Adaptive Radiationthe formation of new species as a result of evolution


  3. Phenotypean organic compound that is made of one or more chains of amino acids and that is a principal component of all cells


  4. Linnaeus(Father of Taxonomy) Developed the classification (taxonomy) of plants and animals. Grouped life forms on imilarities and idfferences in their physical characteristic. Differences of life forms as a part of the Creator's orderly plan.


  5. Mutationthe formation of new species as a result of evolution