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5 Matching questions

  1. Meiosis
  2. Charles Lyell
  3. Catastrophism
  4. Codon
  5. Polygenic
  1. a describes a characteristic that is influenced by many genes
  2. b (Father of modern geology)
    - Uniformitarianism
    - Wrote "Principles of Geology"
    explained that processes occurring now have shaped Earth's geological features over long periods of time
  3. c a specific sequence of three adjacent bases on a strand of DNA or RNA that provides genetic code information for a particular amino acid
  4. d (genetics) cell division that produces reproductive cells in sexually reproducing organisms
  5. e - 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.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Similarity in characteristics resulting from a shared ancestry.
  2. sequence of DNA that codes for a protein and thus determines a trait
    - , A segment of DNA on a chromosome that codes for a specific trait
  3. is the idea that the geologic processes that operate today also operated in the past
  4. ability of an organism to survive and reproduce in its environment
  5. 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

5 True/False questions

  1. 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.


  2. Fixity of Speciesthe notion that species, once created, can never change; an idea diametrically opposed to theories of biological evolution


  3. John RaySimilarity in characteristics resulting from a shared ancestry.


  4. Somatic Cell(biology) taxonomic group whose members can interbreed


  5. Philosophie Zoologiqueevolution resulting from small specific genetic changes that can lead to a new subspecies
    - evolution on the smallest scaleā€”a generation-to-generation change in the frequencies of alleles within a population