Natural Selection
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  • Question 1
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    Q. The differences among a species, like different bird beaks, are called
    answer choices
    genes.
    variations.
    traits.
    theories.
  • Question 2
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    Q. Why are advantageous traits more likely to be passed onto offspring?
    answer choices
    Because they are more likely to survive and reproduce.
    Because they come from dominant alleles.
    Because they come from recessive alleles.
    Because the trait is an acquired phenotype.
  • Question 3
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    Q. Do organisms "decide" to evolve and change?
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    Yes, they know they need to change to survive 
    No, they change because of natural selection
  • Question 4
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    Q. Any inherited trait that gives an organism an advantage in its environment is called ___.
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    a mutation
    an adaptation
    evolution
    natural selection
  • Question 5
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    Q. Which of the following means "change over time"
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    natural selection
    speciation
    evolution
    isolation
  • Question 6
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    Q. ____ is when members of a species that are best suited for their environment survive and reproduce at a higher rate than other members of the species
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    natural selection
    artificial selection
    speciation
    adaptation
  • Question 7
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    Q. Most organisms have more offspring than will survive 
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    True
    False
  • Question 8
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    Q. Why are advantageous traits more likely to be passed on to the offspring?
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    Because parents with those traits can teach their offspring
    Because parents with those traits can surive and reproduce better
    Because parents with those traits care more about their offspring
  • Question 9
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    Q. Which of the following would be considered a physiological adaptation?
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    Human ability to sweat for evaporative cooling
    Hollow bones in birds allowing for flight
    The blubber in bears allowing them to hibernate.
    Webbed toes in frogs allowing for efficient water movement.
  • Question 10
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    Q. In the Pom Poms and Predator Tools lab, what seemed to determine which adaptations were successful? 
    answer choices
    It was random. Nothing was more successful. 
    The individuals that best fit in with their environment were more successful 
    The pom poms that showed up more against their environment survived
    The tool that was hardest to use captured the most pom moms
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