Natural Selection
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  • Question 1
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    Gradualism means Natural Selection would normally happen over many generations and very

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    slowly

    quickly

    in space

    beyond time

  • Question 2
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    Punctuated Equilibrium implies catastrophic events caused natural selection to speed up due to great environmental changes.

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    True

    False

  • Question 3
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    According to natural selection, light colored tree trunks would favor

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    light colored moths

    dark colored moths

    red colored moths

    red and light colored moths

  • Question 4
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    Genetic diversity in a species makes long term survival of some members

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    impossible

    improvable

    more likely

    less likely

  • Question 5
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    Over the years, white mice became extinct and darker mice survived. This is

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    stabilizing selection

    directional selection

    disruptive selection

    due to exercise

  • Question 6
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    Birds with smaller beaks die out when a disease kills all food sources except hard nuts.

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    adaptive radiation

    respiration

    an anomoly

    unlikely

  • Question 7
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    A physical trait favored by an environmental change can be called an

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    adaptation

    extinction

    possibility

    mutation

  • Question 8
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    The special niche occupied by a particular species is called a

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    extinct

    punctuated equilibrium

    habitat

    all of the above

  • Question 9
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    Natural Selection is driven by a change in the environment and survival of the

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    Earth

    Fastest

    Fittest

    Biggest

  • Question 10
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    Average phenotypes are favored in the environment, while extremes have lower survival rates.

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    seasonal selection

    distruptive selection

    directional selection

    stabilizing selection

  • Question 11
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    Two populations of the same species are separated by land barriers like rivers or mountains.

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    geographical isolation

    temporal isolation

    adaptive ratiation

    behavioral isolaton

  • Question 12
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    Two populations of the same species do not have the same mating rituals or signals.

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    geographical isolation

    temporal isolation

    adaptive ratiation

    behavioral isolaton

  • Question 13
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    All the possible gene combinations in a population.

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    allele

    gene pool

    genome

    mitosis

  • Question 14
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    The frequency that single genes (alleles) for a trait appear in a population.

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    Genome

    Gene frequency

    Genetic Drift

    Population Frequency

  • Question 15
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    Changes in the gene pool over time.

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    Mitosis

    Genetic Variation

    Gene Pool

    Genetic Drift

  • Question 16
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    Organisms of the same species do not interbreed for various reasons.

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    Genetic Isolation

    Gene Pool

    Adaptation

    Survival of the Fittest

  • Question 17
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    Isolated small populations speed up genetic drift.

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    Gene Pool

    Mitosis

    Speciation

    Founders Effect

  • Question 18
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    Organisms of the same species can no longer interbreed therefore creating two species.

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    Gene Pool

    Genetic Drift

    Gene Frequency

    Speciation

  • Question 19
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    Severe population reduction reduces the gene pool

    and increases the rate of genetic drift. Woolly mammoths became extinct. Elephants survived.

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    Gene Pool

    Bottleneck Effect

    Founders Effect

    Gene Frequency

  • Question 20
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    The extreme population phenotypes are favored by the environment.

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    Disruptional (Diversifying) Selection

    Directional Selection

    Stabilizing Selection

    All of the above

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